Greens accuse Andrew Robb of conflict of interest over food labelling reforms

Consumers may not end up with the clearest country of origin food-labelling standards because of a potential conflict of interest in the Abbott government’s taskforce working on proposed changes.

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Woolworths exec joins Coke as CFO

Former Woolworths executive Martyn Roberts is joining Coca-Cola Amatil as its new chief financial officer.

Mr Roberts joins the drinks maker from Woolworths, where he’s been finance director of the …
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Goodman Fielder board exits

Goodman Fielder’s new owners are aiming to turn the struggling consumer foods giant into one of the leading food companies in Asia after completing a drawn-out $1.3 billion takeover offer.

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7-Eleven, Council in ‘conciliation’
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7-Eleven, Council in ‘conciliation’

Goulburn Mulwaree Council will enter into conciliation with the proponents of the 7-Eleven development in Clinton Street following its refusal last month.

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Coca-Cola Amatil changes offshoot’s board, with new drink on way

Coca-Cola Amatil has reshuffled the board of its Fiji-based offshoot Paradise Beverages, which makes Vonu Beer and the award-winning Bounty Rum, following the resignation of former CC Amatil chief financial …
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Supermarket shoppers search for milk labels returning more money to farmers

Supermarket shoppers are embracing milk brands directing more money back to farmers but the industry remains concerned about the supermarket milk price war.

Sale results for milk promising to …
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Health experts call for more regulation on energy drinks

International health experts are calling on governments to take a stronger regulatory stand on the use of energy drinks.

The call comes following an international conference at Deakin University late …
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Food supplier code goes ahead, but without Metcash’s signed backing

The federal government is proceeding with its proposed food industry code despite the refusal of Metcash to sign the legally-backed document.

Australian Food and Grocery Council chief Gary Dawson and …
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Woolworths open on food labelling, but industry wary

The country’s biggest food retailer, Woolworths, says it’s ready to work with the government to improve food-labelling laws, amid expectations graphics indicating the percentages of Australian and imported content in …
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Coca-Cola has new Life, but can taste testers pick the difference?

COKE has a new Life.

At only 160 calories a bottle and containing cane sugar and artificial sweeteners instead of regular sugar, we decided to road-test the latest addition to …
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