He’s conveniently ignoring his own mistakes. Blame Aldi if you will Dick, but maybe some of the blame lies a bit closer to home. They don't seem to be closing down. It was developed over 13 years and is easy to find in stores. Started using this a few years ago and liked it (after using vegemite every morning for as long as I can remember). SEE WHERE IT’LL BE HOTTEST, News They don’t seem to be closing down. Witness this week’s demise of the Ivanka Trump fashion line. Order products online! OzEmite has been modelled on a true Aussie taste. Yet Woolworths — which wasn’t even in the top 10 most trusted brands — managed to make a none-too-shabby $1.5 billion last year. Bichel’s valuable contribution to starting and expanding women’s program in... © The Queensland Times Pty Limited 2020. Rather, they gave consumers a positive reason to purchase. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Picture: Calum Robertson, Smith made what he said was the "saddest decision of his life" to close Dick Smith Foods, Witness this week's demise of the Ivanka Trump fashion line. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. The shoppers are to blame. Maybe rather than blaming others for his company’s demise, Mr Smith could look to how these Aussie brands have thrived. AZOMITE® is an Internationally Registered Trademark. Instead, Australia seems to have said, "Thanks but I'll stick with the brand I know.". Not even a Dick Smith hat could persuade Australians to buy Ozemite spread in sufficient numbers. Sure, price is a big factor, but price doesn’t explain how the Australian owned A2 milk, which could not be described as cheap, has turned the dairy market upside down. Ipswich Hospital under fire for “farcical” partial quarantine decisions. I rememver having breakfast at a familt member’s house and l wanted vegimite on toast but they had Ozemite to support Dick Smith and l founf it good but not as good as my usual! Australian owned A2 milk has been a huge success. I have had Dick Smith’s Ozemite on a couple of occasions as a change from Vegemite and it is slightly weaker than Vegemite but I still love it on toast and crumpets in the morning and would recommend others give it a try. Perhaps people who didn't agree with Smith's strident views on limiting immigration and association with Pauline Hanson then gave his spreads a wide berth too. As for the fears about foreign foods, that seems a bit redundant too. She loves it! It is gluten free and is packed full of vitamins. News Why? They look just like big brands. Enter your email and a password below to post your comment and join MoM: Looks like this may be blocked by you browser or content filtering. Shop for more Flour & Baking Needs available online at Walmart.ca The firm made a collection of Dick Smith branded products from Ozemite and Ozenuts peanut butter to Bush Foods cereals that, let’s be honest, Australians never really warmed to. Australians earning over $200k don’t ‘feel wealthy’ accordin... Why Australian 7-Eleven worker was paid 47 cents an hour. Minerals can increase capacity to withstand drought and temperature fluctuations, ultimately improving the nutrient content and yields of the food supply. Well listen to Smith and it's all German supermarket Aldi's fault because the supermarket chain "basically forced us out of business". I would never eat this again. Ingredients. I tried as it was 100 % aussie but was dissapointed. Australia ‘enhances co-operation’ with Europe over ‘destabil... Court battle to determine collapsed builder’s future. "I'm closing it down now when times are good," Smith said. While other products have attempted to emulate AZOMITE, scientific analysis proves they fall short. The reasons people buy what they buy are complex. The only person whose fault it isn't, it seems, is Smith himself.