Entries by LindaJoannides

AUSTRALIA’S DEVELOPED A THIRST FOR KOMBUCHA

Kombucha sales are soaring and business is thriving for boutique producers. Interest in the fizzy fermented drink continues to grow as kombucha develops into a booming industry in Australia with an estimated value of $200 million. For the uninitiated, kombucha is a tart and slightly bitter drink that is carbonated like beer. It is made […]

PLENTY ON THE MENU FOR 2019 AHG EXPO

The calendar highlight for members of the food, beverage, hospitality and gaming industries is nearly here, and plenty of juicy details about what visitors and exhibitors can expect during the 2019 Keno Australasian Hospitality and Gaming Expo have been revealed. Visitors and exhibitors at last year’s expo will be excited to hear about the return […]

JAPANESE WAGYU POISED FOR AUSTRALIAN PLATES

Japanese Wagyu, dubbed the “Rolls Royce of beef”, has entered Australia to the delight of many restauranteurs across the country. Following the decision by the Australian government to allow import of Japanese Wagyu in June, the beef is now available to those wishing to experience the revered ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ texture it is famous for. Australia is […]

CASINO NEWS: MGM’S PLANS TO BOOST CASH FLOW & CAESARS NAMED OFFICIAL SPONSOR FOR NFL

In what the company is somewhat rhetorically labelling a “growth program” MGM Resorts International plans to cut its U.S. staff to save US$100 million by 2020. The savings potentially imply 2,000 job cuts with most of the layoffs expected to be managers or higher, although the company said some union jobs could be eliminated. In […]

DIMMI CHANGES TO THE FORK

TripAdvisor’s popular online restaurant reservation platform Dimmi has rebranded to TheFork. Used by many clubs and pubs across Australia, TheFork launched on January 7 and all Dimmi restaurants have been automatically transferred across to the new website, www.thefork.com.au. Customers who visit the Dimmi website will automatically be redirected to TheFork website. TheFork is part of the […]