Search

Food & Wine

Gage Roads plays with Rugby Australia

Gage Roads Brewing Company has bested eastern states competitors and secured a two-year partnership with Rugby Australia, supplying the HSBC Sydney 7s event with its first craft beer.

Increasing appetite for loyalty

Fraser’s Kings Park is among the early takers for a new program aiming to bring loyalty back to Perth’s food scene.

Events embrace intimate flavour

The operators behind UnWined Subiaco and Ice Cream Factory have tailored their approach to curate experiences different to traditional large-scale events.

Food trucks drive opportunity

SPECIAL REPORT: With more than 500 food trucks in Perth, competition in the sector is heating up, despite a number of unique challenges and bureaucratic hurdles.

Perth feasts on food boxes

SPECIAL REPORT: Perth's fresh food box market is becoming big business, with global player Hello Fresh launching in WA late last year as more local suppliers plan their launch.

Local business at Yagan Square

The state government has announced six more local businesses that will operate at the new $75 million Yagan Square development, set to be opened next month.

$2m Swan River event barge approved

The state government has approved an application from local business Old Salt to install a $2 million event barge on the Swan River near Elizabeth Quay.

Local producers secure supplier deals at stadium

About 30 small Western Australian food and beverage businesses have made the big leagues, winning contracts that contribute to $150 million committed to suppliers across five years at Optus Stadium.

Healthy ice-cream? You’re welcome

Business partners Charlotte Haygarth and Jayde Taylor are hoping to ride the anti-sugar wave and change the way people perceive healthy, sweet treats.

New city bar grounded in history

A vintage cash register, sepia-stained photos and assorted drapes of corn and chilli line the walls of the city’s newest venue, Market Grounds, a pub that seeks to reflect its roots as occupant of the site where Perth’s early marketplace was established in the 1850s.

Creso in $17.5m placement and chocolate partnership

Medicinal cannabis company Creso Pharma will raise $17.5 million through a strongly supported share placement, while also announcing a partnership with Swiss chocolate firm Aeschbach Chocolatier to develop marijuana flavoured chocolates.

Passion for seafood beats selling spuds

SPECIAL REPORT: The Catalano family has delivered continuity of ownership of its seafood business across three generations, but has implemented several strategic shifts along the way.

Margaret River Gourmet Escape set to end

Western Australia's premier food and wine event, Margaret River Gourmet Escape, will be held in its current form for just one more year, with the state government planning a reconfigured event that includes the Swan Valley in 2019.

WA cafe owners fined $150,000

Two former Bunbury cafe operators have been fined more than $150,000 after deliberately underpaying a number of their employees over a 15-month period, starting in 2013.

Brownes sold to Chinese consortium

Western Australia’s three largest dairy producers are now under foreign ownership, after Brownes was sold to a consortium of investors that includes Chinese dairy operator Shanghai Ground Food.

The Marina, Mindarie named WA's best venue

The Marina, Mindarie was named Perth’s best hospitality venue at last night’s Western Australian Hospitality Awards for Excellence, joining the State Buildings and Print Hall as the most recent winners of the prestigious award.

Trustee, Beaufort Local in hands of administrators

St Georges Terrace venue The Trustee Bar & Bistro has fallen under the control of administrators, but an ownership change to keep the venue alive is a real possibility.

Varis hopes customers stay Feral

Scale and authenticity were two factors attracting Coca-Cola Amatil to Feral Brewing, which now plans for a more rapid execution of its vision with the newfound support.

Stadium supply deals done but no word on name

Pie producer Mrs Mac's has joined Gage Roads Brewing Company as WA-based suppliers to Perth Stadium, as the state government finalised a deal with the AFL but remained silent on speculation on the naming rights.

Nothing off the table as Jesters bakes fresh plan

A new strategy, rebrand and expansion into different selling channels are all part of Robert West’s plan to revamp Jesters Pies.

No way to rebottle the retail genie

ANALYSIS: New retail arrivals continue to pile pressure on established operators, with Wesfarmers feeling the pain on several fronts.

Pages