Food design & research

Wine lovers urged to #chooseaustralianwine this summer

14 December, 2020

Australia's wine association has urged Australians to support local grape growers and winemakers this summer after a tough year for the industry.


How sugar affects the hunger hormones of young adults

11 December, 2020

Drinks with sucrose compared to glucose may cause young adults to produce lower levels of appetite-regulating hormones, according to new research.


Fonterra lifts 2020/21 forecast farmgate milk price

10 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Fonterra Brands Australia Pty Ltd

New Zealand dairy co-op Fonterra has narrowed its 2020/21 forecast farmgate milk price range on the back of strong demand in China.


Indian sesame seed exporter HL Agro BRC certified

09 December, 2020

HL Agro Products has received the BRC food safety certification for its fully automated sesame processing facility based in Kanpur, India.


Making cereal bars with 30% less sugar

09 December, 2020

Healthier on-the-go cereal bars with 30% less sugar, the same sweet taste and more fibre are being developed by food scientists from the University of Reading.


Don't make a bad shellfish choice this Christmas

08 December, 2020

Some 8 million Aussies celebrating Christmas will not be purchasing sustainable prawns, putting the tradition at risk.


The pubs had no beer but Aussies didn't drink more at home

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Monash University

New research from Monash University has revealed Australians did not 'get on the beers' at home during the nation's COVID-19 lockdowns despite the closure of licensed venues.


Origins of the funky smell of cheese

08 December, 2020

Researchers have found the distinctly funky cheese smells come from fungi communicating with bacteria, and how they communicate determines what the cheese has to offer.


How Australian manufacturing took on COVID-19

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Nirovision

Research into COVID-19 response from industrial workplaces released by Nirovision.


Food safety tips for pregnant women

03 December, 2020 | Supplied by: New Zealand Food Safety

New research from New Zealand Food Safety provides pregnant women with more options and certainty about what they can safely eat with updated tips to avoid foodborne illness.


Can cocoa make you smarter?

02 December, 2020

The brains of healthy adults recovered faster from a mild vascular challenge and performed better on complex tests if the participants consumed cocoa flavanols beforehand, research has found.


Cheese global market trends

02 December, 2020

The emergence of vegan cheese products will play an instrumental role in the development of this market, observes Fortune Business Insights in its report.


GM E. coli strains approved for baby formula

02 December, 2020

The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation has approved the use of a genetically modified ingredient in infant formula and other products.


Aussie wine wins international award

01 December, 2020

An Australian chardonnay has beaten wines from more than 50 countries to be awarded the Champion White Trophy at the International Wine Challenge.


What's New: Pink Prosecco in Australia

26 November, 2020

A group of Hunter Valley professionals have joined forces to unveil Pink Prosecco in Australia, following the green light from the Italian Government.


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