Shape morphing pasta — just add water

08 June, 2017 by Jennifer Chu

Food shipping costs could be reduced if pasta could be 'flat-packed' then transformed into its 3D shape when the consumer immerses it in water.

Lupins and toxicity

05 June, 2017 by

While lupins have been a source of human and animal nutrition for thousands of years, they can come with a sting in the tail. So-called 'bitter lupin' varieties contain toxic alkaloids that can affect nervous, circulatory and digestive systems.

Nu-Mega's innovations in infant formula ingredients

24 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Nu-Mega Ingredients Pty Ltd

While still relatively small, the organic sector is the fastest growing segment within the infant formula market.

Bronson and Jacobs and Keith Harris flavours and additives

24 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: IXOM Operations Pty Ltd

Under the brands of Bronson and Jacobs and Keith Harris, Ixom supplies chemicals, additives and flavours to the dairy, food and beverage industries.

Alland & Robert Acacia gum

22 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Savannah Bio Systems Pty Ltd

Acacia gum is a natural product derived from acacia trees through the incision of the stems and branches of the Acacia. Established in 1884, Alland & Robert is a major supplier of Acacia gum worldwide.

The Coffee Brewmasters coffee and tea extracts

18 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Flavorjen Pty Ltd

The Coffee Brewmasters uses an in-house developed process to create natural coffee and tea extracts.

Colour me natural

18 May, 2017 by

A new source of red/blue/purple coloured anthocyanins where the product is not destroyed during colour extraction may be on the horizon.

Hawkins Watts range of specialty ingredients

17 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Hawkins Watts Limited

Hawkins Watts partners with its clients throughout the development process, providing insight and resources on trends and culinary inspiration, a broad range of speciality ingredients, concept development and manufacturing process optimisation.

TABASCO Sauce in foodservice-size packs

17 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Stuart Alexander & Co Pty Ltd

The McIlhenny Company's TABASCO Sauce range is now available in 1.89 L packs for use in the foodservice industry.

Nu-Mega encapsulated high DHA concentrate powder

16 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: Nu-Mega Ingredients Pty Ltd

Nu-Mega has increased its market development activities into the sports nutrition market and launched an encapsulated high DHA concentrate in powder form.

Sugar-sweetened drinks affect global obesity epidemic

12 May, 2017 by

An American Cancer Society study has concluded that global efforts to address the obesity epidemic will be hampered with sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), which have become more affordable worldwide and more widely consumed.

Why you shouldn't drink unpasteurised milk

04 May, 2017 by

Illnesses and hospitalisations are forecast to rise as consumption of unpasteurised dairy products increases. If such consumption doubles, the mean number of outbreak-related illnesses that occur annually will increase by 96%.

Could antibiotic-resistant gene bacteria on cows transfer to create MRSA?

01 May, 2017 by

A previously unknown gene in Macrococcus caseolyticus, a harmless bacterium naturally found on the skin of dairy cows, has been found to confer resistance to all beta-lactam antibiotics, including the last generation of cephalosporins used against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Sphere Foods Perfect Red natural red food colouring

26 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Sphere Foods

Sphere Foods' Perfect Red is a natural red food colouring that can be used across a wide spectrum of food products.

Wheat genome finally reveals its secrets

20 April, 2017 by

Five times larger than the human genome and more complex, the wheat genome has finally been sequenced by an international team that included UWA researchers.

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