Food design & research

Designing a better low-fat potato chip

09 August, 2019

From first bite to swallow, researchers have developed a technique to analyse potato chips' physical characteristics to help formulate a tastier low-fat snack.

Greening is killing citrus trees, but have we found a cure?

06 August, 2019

Greening is a deadly disease for citrus plants. Researchers have discovered an early detection method for it, potentially eradicating it before it spreads.

Counterfeit whiskies scotched by artificial tongue

06 August, 2019

An artificial 'tongue' that can tell the difference between varieties of scotch whisky could help researchers identify counterfeits.

New methodology set to simplify food quality control

01 August, 2019

Scientists have developed a new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants, which they believe could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future.

Call for reformulation of over-processed foods

31 July, 2019

A US study encourages food manufacturers to reformulate or replace over-processed packaged and unpackaged foods with healthier options.

Australian Prosecco on the rise

19 July, 2019

The National Vintage Report released this week highlights the growth in production of Prosecco grapes in Australia.

Tetra Pak launches paper straws in Europe

19 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has commenced field testing for its paper straws in Europe, in a step to crafting biodegradable products from plant-based materials.

Making vegies less bitter

17 July, 2019

Research into Brassicas plants, such as broccoli, cabbage and mustard, reveals more information about the protein responsible for their pungent smell and taste.

Gut-friendly bread developed using 'bush tucker' ingredients

11 July, 2019

Researchers have developed a uniquely Australian bread roll made from wattle seed and Kakadu plum rather than artificial additives.

Australian wheat has great noodle appeal

03 July, 2019

AEGIC has identified a potential threat to the Australian wheat export industry and is taking action to bolster against the threat.

Analysing trends in coffee production

01 July, 2019

Research on yield patterns of coffee plants could improve coffee crop yields and introduce new coffee varieties to markets faster.

Today's wheat no worse for allergies

01 July, 2019

Research conducted at Charles Sturt University has shown that, despite popular belief, early varieties of wheat were no less allergenic than the varieties grown in Australia today.

New therapy could reverse food allergies: study

25 June, 2019

An oral therapy containing six species of bacteria may be able to prevent or cure food allergies in children, according to a study.

Yoghurt may help men reduce risks of bowel cancer

19 June, 2019

Researchers found men who ate two or more servings of yoghurt a week were up to 26% less likely to develop abnormal growths, known as adenomas.

Research needed on new pathogens in beef and cow's milk

18 June, 2019 | Supplied by: BfR

German researchers have identified new pathogens in beef and cow's milk products that could cause inflammation and increase the risk of cancer in humans.

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