There’s always new stuff being added to this timeline – but you need to look for it in the relevant decade. Some of the latest entries are:
1857: First Australian reference to the counter lunch
1938: Was Farr’s of Newcastle Australia’s first supermarket
1947: Australian Food Stores co-op, calling itself a super market, started by ex-servicemen as a rehabilitation venture
1922: Life Savers first produced in Australia
1927: Darrell Lea confectionery founded in Sydney
1958: Cantarella brothers begin roasting Vittoria Coffee
1932: Yo-Yo biscuits launched in South Australia
1875: NSW Fresh Food & Ice Co. founded by Thomas Mort

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