Pack-Track is investigating new drinks packaging which would help to reduce waste from on-the-go drinks, highlighting two potential solutions.
Woolworths is requesting more research into the availability of sustainable palm oil as it aims to drive market transformation.
Research reveals that an increasing number of consumers prefer store brands over famous brands.
The microstructure of liquid foods has an important impact on its qualitative and quantitative quality attributes. This microstructure is a function of the physicochemical bonds and inter/intra-molecular associations between the ingredients in any recipe.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand is inviting submissions on proposed changes to the Food Standards Code.
Calorie labelling may not affect food purchases by teens or by parents for their children, according to a study.
The cholesterol content of eggs has dropped significantly since 2002, according to new agricultural data.
Rice, oats and, more recently, almonds are providing alternatives to soy in the dairy-free food market sector. In particular, almonds featured in a rising number of new product launches during 2010.
‘The Packaging Supply Chain’ is the theme behind the fourth biennial AIP National Technical Forum, which will be held alongside Auspack Plus 2011.
Australian shoppers will be able to formulate a balanced diet and make healthier food choices following the launch of a new Daily Intake Guide consumer education campaign by the Australian Food and Grocery Council.
News that adding folic acid to bread flour is improving levels of folate in the Australian population is welcome, said Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Catherine King.
Lactose-intolerant consumers around the world may soon be able to obtain the dairy nutrition they need from lactose-free products that are claimed to taste like the real thing.
AVEBE and BASF Plant Science start R&D cooperation on genetically optimised amylopectin starch potatoes13 January, 2011
The potato starch manufacturer AVEBE and the plant biotechnology company BASF Plant Science have announced a research and development alliance in plant biotechnology. The companies are combining their competencies in biotechnology discovery and genetically modified potato breeding with the aim of bringing farmers modern and fungal-resistant starch potato varieties.
Lupin seeds can be used to produce low-fat sausage products, allowing processors to replace animal raw ingredients with vegetable materials.
Four of Australia’s research institutions will collaborate closely over the next three years to fast-track development of new ‘healthier’ varieties of three of the world’s most widely cultivated cereal grains.