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.
Eleven chocolate companies including Nestlé and Kraft have been fined over €60m ($82m) for colluding to raise chocolate prices in Germany, while price fixing investigations continue in the US and Canada.
Convenience store operator Costcutter is confident that its
business model is the right one to face the increasing challenge
from the major multiples in the small store sector - and that it
can persuade increasing numbers of store...