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Food Magazines sales steady

The latest Roy Morgan magazine readership results are mixed for food magazine publishers.  Of the 10 titles with monthly sales of more than 100,000, four recorded gains.  The consistent standout performers are Recipes+ (+28.2%), Gourmet Traveller Wine (+27.0%) and Donna Hay (+3.1%).
This season of MasterChef  TV has had a lukewarm reception and the significant readership decline of MasterChef Magazine continues (-14.7%), Delicious (-17.6%) is another magazine in double digit decline.

Men’s Lifestyle readership figures continues to depressing: FHM (-33.3%) GQ (-20.8%), and Zoo Weekly (-15.5%).

On a more positive note, gaming magazine, Game Informer records readership increase of +70.7%, responsible for most of the +4.0% growth in the Computing, Gaming & Info Tech mags category.

Food Magazines with over 100,000 Readership

Jun 2012

% Change


Australian Good Food    310 7.3
Australian Gourmet Traveller 300 -3.8
Australian Traveller Wine 113 27.0
Delicious 459 -17.6
Donna Hay 362 3.1
Feast (from Oct 11) 133 n/a
MasterChef Magazine 480 -14.7
Recipes+ 478 28.2
Super Food Ideas 886 -6.3
Woolworths Good Taste 604 -3.2

Full listing of all magazines here, courtesy of AdNews.

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