Food design & research

Research: Futureproofing the Aussie macadamia industry

11 July, 2024

Futureproofing the burgeoning macadamia industry is the focus of a long-term breeding program led by researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ).


Tomato flowering time: research

10 July, 2024

Scientists may have discovered how to regulate flowering timing in tomatoes.


3D-printed chip detects foodborne pathogens

10 July, 2024

The chip is split into four sections, each of which is tailored to detect a specific pathogen. If that pathogen is present in the sample, it will bind to a detection surface and change its optical properties. 


3D printing our personalised grub of the future

05 July, 2024

A team of researchers from Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have developed a new way to customise the food that we eat through 3D printing using unusual ingredients.


Salty spoon to help limit sodium intake without losing taste

03 July, 2024

Scientists from Meji University and Kirin Holdings have launched the novel 'Electric Salt Spoon', which is designed to help people lower their sodium intake.


Research shows why we should be going nuts for weight loss

24 June, 2024

A handful of nuts could be the next best thing when it comes to weight loss, according to research from the University of South Australia.


Qld mango farmers strike gold

21 June, 2024

A Queensland couple who changed careers from mining and media to become mango growers have been named Honey Gold Grower of the Year by Piñata Farms.


Nestlé creates meal solutions for air fryers

13 June, 2024

As the air fryer gains popularity with consumers, Nestlé has developed a range of products specifically designed for this convenient cooking method.


Sprouting desserts from waste veggies

12 June, 2024 | Supplied by: Hort Innovation

Brussels sprout chocolates were being taste tested at the recent Hort Connections to highlight how waste produce could be reinvented in the untapped market of desserts.


Research: Does chocolate have a dark side?

05 June, 2024

A study has found that dark chocolate poses no adverse risk for adults and contains nutritionally beneficial levels of essential minerals.


Bite-sized nutrition and hydration product development for seniors

04 June, 2024

Professor Daiva Leskauskaitė talks about the development of a food product designed for nursing home applications to reduce the risk of dehydration and fatal choking.


Choc science: using cocoa fruit to lower sugar in chocolate

23 May, 2024

Researchers at ETH Zurich have joined forces with the chocolate industry to investigate the potential for making maximum use of the cocoa fruit.


PepsiCo reveals APAC Greenhouse Accelerator Program 2024 finalists

13 May, 2024

PepsiCo has unveiled the 10 finalists selected for the APAC Greenhouse Accelerator Program 2024.


New Zealand Food Safety: changes for importers of frozen berries

13 May, 2024

New Zealand Food Safety has published a revised Food Notice for importers and food imported for sale in the country that will come into force 1 August.


Kelp could be the next big in-SEA-dient

10 May, 2024

Kelp seaweed could be one of the next big sustainable ingredients to watch out for in new food and drink launches in Europe, according to Mintel research.


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