Food design & research

Water-efficient rice research

13 November, 2020

Scientists predict that the introduction of the more efficient C4 photosynthesis traits into rice can potentially double water use efficiency.

Australia's best olives announced after reduced harvest

11 November, 2020

The winners of the 2020 Australian International Olive Awards have been announced, but the award-winning produce is limited due to a poor harvest season.

Why people think pretty foods are healthier

11 November, 2020

A University of Southern California study has explored whether attractive food might seem healthier to consumers.

Verizon's 5G launch to improve manufacturing industry

11 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Verizon Connect Australia Pty Ltd

Telecommunications company Verizon announced the launch of its international private 5G platform for global enterprises located in the Asia–Pacific region.

Researchers fight billion-dollar wine fraud industry

10 November, 2020

Aussie researchers find potential 'fingerprint' wine authentication solution to fight against the estimated billion-dollar wine fraud industry.

Five food trends that will shape the industry in 2021

10 November, 2020 | Supplied by: ADM Australia Pty Ltd

ADM has released a report on the five food and beverage trends that will impact the way consumers eat and drink in the new year.

Global dairy market remains calm despite pandemic

04 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Maxum Foods Pty Ltd

Maxum Foods has provided a global dairy commodity update amid surging worldwide COVID-19 infections and stringent lockdown measures.

Rabobank releases quarterly report on global beer sector

04 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Rabobank Australia

The report anaylses how the global beer sector reacted to the coronavirus pandemic and how it will fare looking ahead.

NZ launches F&B campaign to attract global consumers

03 November, 2020 | Supplied by: New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

The Made with Care campaign is designed to grow awareness, preference and demand for New Zealand food and beverage products in key export markets.

Optimising food plants for worker safety

03 November, 2020

A US project will use computer modelling and outreach to find strategies to minimise COVID-19 cases and transmission among workers in food processing facilities.

Recycled water fruitful for greenhouse tomatoes

03 November, 2020 | Supplied by: University of South Australia

Researchers tested different water sources on greenhouse-grown tomatoes and found that recycled wastewater performed best.

New Food Conference will be at the 2021 Anuga food fair

29 October, 2020

The New Food Conference will be a part of next year's Anuga food fair in Germany and the focus will be on the topic of alternative and cultivated proteins.

Listeria management in low-risk foods

27 October, 2020

The American Frozen Food Institute has published a report on alternative approaches to the risk management of Listeria in low-risk foods.

How healthy is pink salt?

27 October, 2020

A study found levels of potentially harmful minerals within pink salt products sold in Australia.

F&A sector: from annus horribilis to $200 billion by 2030

27 October, 2020

The Australian food and agribusiness sector is set to soar, according to a report that identifies 10 future trends and 19 growth opportunities for the sector.

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