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Telling it like it might be

Australian dairy farmers are at the very end of a value chain that stretches around the world and back again. While more and more of the industry’s milk…

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Is it the end of the road for co-ops?

The well-publicised downfall of Murray Goulburn (MG) – the Australian dairy industry’s largest cooperative has been well documented. The recent announcement of an impending sale to Canada’s Saputo…

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Swimming upstream

The Tasmanian salmon industry has enjoyed an enviable reputation as an innovative, sustainable producer of one of the world’s healthiest forms of protein. The industry is valued at…

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Craft sell-out

Australian craft breweries generate an estimated $500m in yearly revenue and sales are growing 10% every year.  The rise of small, quirky, independent breweries producing flavoursome brews is…

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Butter proves slippery

There have been a number of articles analysing the butter crisis that have surfaced lately, and it’s amazing how incredibly wrong many of them have been. While dairy…

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Food insecurity is still a thing

We’re used to hearing about starving people in far-of third world countries going hungry, but food insecurity is still a thing in developed countries. It seems inconceivable even…

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Latest MLA lamb-basting

It’s almost a tradition that Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) lamb ads will spark controversy – with a liberal sprinkling of humour. From the politically-incorrect-take-no-prisoners Sam Kekovich monologues,…

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Is convenience always King?

Bodega has been labelled the most hated start-up in the US, accused of cultural misappropriation, and wanting to put beloved mom and pop stores – where many immigrants…

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Truth in labelling

Food labels are supposed to increase consumer knowledge about the nutritional content of food. However increasingly labels confuse more than they inform, exploiting fears to extract a premium…

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