The Australian macadamia industry has released research findings showing that consumers are increasingly snacking to destress or unwind, which has set the stage for the second round of the Macadamia Innovation Challenge.
Research by Charles Sturt University (CSU) and Agriculture Victoria aims to increase lentil consumption down under by developing new products that will deliver health benefits to consumers and boost returns for producers.
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd (Heinz) to pay an AU$2.25m (US$1.65m) penalty for misleading health claim that its Little Kids Shredz products were beneficial to the health of young children.
Australian biscuit maker Kooka’s Country Cookies is moving to a new site to cope with increased demand following a decision by Woolworths to cease stocking the biscuits that paradoxically sent sales soaring.