Food design & research

Aussie start-up launches meat subscription service

14 April, 2021

The company hopes to change the way consumers buy meat while providing Australian farmers with a stable price for their livestock year round.

Nestlé launches dairy-free Milo in Asia

12 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

The plant-based versions of the company's chocolate malt drink and its Nescafé latte range are being released in Malaysia in April.

Using science to develop functional food formulations

12 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Monash University

Food science has determined how certain processed foods could trigger chronic kidney disease, but by introducing foods containing a specialised fibre, the effects can be improved.

Japanese food pairs better with shady wine

08 April, 2021

The research findings could provide wine growers with an opportunity to crack into the Japanese market by tweaking production in accordance with the local flavours.

Growing meat on spinach skeletons

07 April, 2021

US researchers have developed an edible platform out of spinach that can be used to grow meat cells.

Disinfection tech developed for hen eggs

07 April, 2021

The technology has been developed to kill bacteria on the surface of egg shells and allow the growth of healthy chickens.

The impact COVID had on global food security

06 April, 2021

An international team of scientists have conducted a world-level assessment of the impacts of COVID-19 on food security.

Could seaweed be the new vegan trend?

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Flinders University

A new partnership hopes to latch onto vegan health food trends by developing new ingredients and food made from Australian marine bioproducts such as seaweed.

Food and beverage grants open in $1.3bn initiative

31 March, 2021

The funding aims to help manufacturers scale up production, commercialise their products and operations, and integrate into domestic and global supply chains.

Consumers ready for eggcellent Easter treats

31 March, 2021

Nearly half of Americans identify chocolate eggs or bunnies as their favourite Easter treats, with 19% preferring jelly beans.

Making food tracking tags impossible to forge

26 March, 2021

A professor of electrical engineering has joined a US project to create dendritic tags as a means to securely identify food at any point in the supply chain.

Fermented milk's potential to reduce hypertension

23 March, 2021

The research suggests that there is potential for the creation of tailor-made fermented milks to help reduce hypertension.

New ice cream trends emerge but flavour still king

22 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Innova Market Insights

These include non-dairy formulations, low sugar recipes, cleaner labels and ethical ingredients.

 Nestlé meets pledge and joins EU cage-free egg call

22 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

Nestlé has joined a call for the European Union to outlaw cages for laying hens.

Essential oil to improve storage of fish

11 March, 2021

A study has found an essential oil may hold the key to preventing fish from going off as quickly in the fridge.

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