Agriculture

Honey investigation concludes due to testing uncertainty

The ACCC has concluded its investigation into allegations Capilano Honey Limited (Capilano) breached the Australian Consumer Law in relation to representations about its ‘Allowrie’ honey and other products.

The investigation followed allegations in the media that a number of honey products including Capilano’s ‘Allowrie’ honey, labelled ‘pure’ and ‘100% honey’ were adulterated with sugar syrup.

ACCC commences market study into wine grape industry

The wine grape industry will be the focus of a new ACCC market study, announced today. 

The study will examine competition, contracting practices, transparency, and risk allocation issues in the wine grape supply chain.

“We are undertaking this market study after wine grape growers raised concerns about a range of competition issues and contracting practices in the industry,” ACCC Deputy Chair Mick Keogh said.