Food design & research

Cell-based fish: seafood of the future?

15 January, 2020

A San Diego-based food company has demonstrated how its cell-based fish performs just as well as conventional fish in many cooking applications.


Farmer's wife creates food range in response to drought

15 January, 2020

To weather the drought and fires scorching farms across the country, farmer Julia Foyster has developed an award-winning food range: Tweed Real Food.


Detecting rice labelling fraud with smartphone photos

14 January, 2020

Researchers have developed a way to detect fraudulent rice labels with smartphone photos, as irregularities in rice labelling become more prevalent.


Using science to improve the taste of frozen lobster

14 January, 2020

A team of Nova Scotia researchers is developing a technology that can freeze lobster without affecting its taste.


Craft beer boom in US leading to more hop production

10 January, 2020

Craft breweries may be behind the geographic expansion of hop production in the US, with approximately 750 hop farms opening in the US from 2007 to 2017.


Using technology to measure meat quality

09 January, 2020

Scientists have developed a faster and cheaper method to assess the quality of meat using UV light, called fluorescence spectroscopy.


How much exercise to burn off your Christmas lunch?

17 December, 2019

Research suggests that labelling food and drink with the amount and type of exercise needed to burn off the calories might be effective for consumers.


Media influence on consumer perception of GMOs

17 December, 2019

Research shows that consumer mistrust of GMOs is influenced by the media, despite assurances from food experts and the scientific community.


Macherey-Nagel PEHANON pH test strips

01 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Vendart Diagnostics Pty Ltd

PEHANON pH test strips are designed to measure coloured samples in foods such as soft drinks, sauces and wine, to ensure food safety.


Thermo Scientific SureTect PCR assays and Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 5 Food Safety System

01 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific SureTect System is a designed to quickly and accurately detect foodborne pathogens in a broad range of foods.


Virtual tongue developed to predict taste of food products

25 November, 2019

Researchers are developing a 'virtual tongue' that can detect foods for natural ligands aimed at taste receptors, thus predicting the taste of food.


Preparing our pork industry for African Swine Fever

25 November, 2019

Australian Government agencies, butchers and farmers are preparing themselves against the potential incursion of African Swine Fever in Queensland.


7 food fraud trends identified

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: SAI Global

Food fraud affects 10% of all commercially sold food products; here, SAI Global identifies the 7 most common food fraud trends affecting the industry.


Coming to grips with wine acidity

19 November, 2019

Wine researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered how it may be possible to manipulate the acidity of wines without the costly addition of tartaric acid.


Development for peanut allergy sufferers

14 November, 2019

A study has found that a single injection of an antibody treatment can allow those with peanut allergies to consume peanut protein after two weeks.


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