Euromonitor forecasts rise in healthy snacks

The snacking market is being revolutionised by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, according to market-research company Euromonitor International. Euromonitor data suggests healthy-snacks sales will rise by three per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over 2016-2021 compared with conventional snacks, whose sales will increase by just …

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First stage of Beaudesert convenience centre finished

The $10 million service-and-convenience shopping centre in Beaudesert, Queensland, is anchored by Caltex StarMart. The 4,502sqm precinct fronts Beaudesert-Nerang Road and is the first roadside convenience centre as you enter Beaudesert – a key inter-regional corridor for those commuting to Beenleigh, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Three tenancies remain at …

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Proposed Milemaker acquisition a concern: ACCC


Caltex Australia Petroleum’s proposed acquisition of a chain of 46 service stations in Victoria from Milemaker Petroleum may substantially lessen competition for the retail supply of petrol in Melbourne, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). ACCC Chair Rod Sims says Milemaker is a significant independent chain in …

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