Category Archives: Retail Back

‘A fair price’: Farmers urge supermarkets to expand milk levy

Australian dairy farmers are pushing the big supermarkets to put a 10 cent levy on all milk, while independent suppliers remain cynical about drought relief approaches from Coles and Woolworths. A Change.org petition launched by Queensland Dairyfarmers organisation calling for all milk at Coles and Woolworths to be increased by 10c per litre was approaching … Read more

Amazon Australia has launched a food and grocery offer and is already selling out of some products

Amazon Australia has taken a much-anticipated step into pantries, launching 400 pages of food and grocery products on its local platform. Launched on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant has teamed up with hundreds of domestic and international brands to kickstart the offer, including Carman’s, Arnott’s and T2 Tea. Unlike its initial Australian launch last December, which fell … Read more

GOLD COAST CITY MARINA & SHIPYARD TO DOUBLE IN SIZE WITH $100M REVAMP

A new project to expand the Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) has been described as an “exciting coup” for the city’s ever-expanding marine industry as it continues to strengthen its global reputation for excellence in the Asia-Pacific region. With its Stage 2 project valued in excess of $100 million, the marina and shipyard which is … Read more

Confidence in crisis: Overcoming collateral damage after strawberry needle disaster

The Scurr family and their company Piñata Farms have invested substantial sums to develop some of Australia’s most advanced strawberry operations, including high-tech hydroponic substrate farming, new varieties and even metal detectors in the packhouse. But the latter was done to avoid stray rocks or jewellery, not needles like what has been seen with the … Read more