Food design & research

Six trends that could shape the future of the food industry

12 October, 2020

What must food companies do to survive and thrive between now and 2050?


Five start-ups shortlisted for FoodBytes! discovery program

08 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Rabobank Australia

The start-ups have been shortlisted to take part in Rabobank's global food and agri start-up ‘discovery program’ FoodBytes! Virtual Pitch 2020.


The origins of vegan cheese start-up Hello Friend Food

06 October, 2020

The story of how a Melbourne-based team tapped into the niche vegan cheese market.


Penicillium camemberti: a history of domestication on cheese  

02 October, 2020

Human selection created the white, fluffy layer covering camembert cheese. This fact is crucial for the future of the cheese industry. 


Report: 26,000 worker shortage cripples horticulture industry

01 October, 2020

Some 26,000 workers are needed in the Australian horticulture industry over the next six months after thousands of fruit and vegetable pickers head back overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic, a report found.


Nestlé launches R&D Accelerator to drive innovation for dairy products

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

The new feature provides an important platform to assist start-ups, students and scientists with bringing products from ideation to commercialisation.


DNA test to help boost A2 milk production

30 September, 2020

A new onsite solution could help dairy farmers detect the A1 protein and the purity of their product in less than 50 minutes via DNA testing.


Scientists find non-destructive way to test spinach

30 September, 2020

Scientists have developed a non-destructive way to analyse the quality of fresh spinach, bypassing the need to destroy testing samples.


Wine industry event to be hosted online in October

28 September, 2020

A free event that will showcase emerging technology and research about the wine sector will be held online on 28 October.


Creating a splash: 3D printing of milk-based products

21 September, 2020

Researchers have developed a method for 3D printing of milk-based products at room temperature, while maintaining their temperature-sensitive nutrients.


Magic milk: Monash University infant formula research

04 September, 2020

A study has shown that infant formulas can be designed to enhance antimalarial drug delivery.


Sweet spot: from coffee, peanut waste to milk chocolate

24 August, 2020

Researchers have found a new way to put food waste in manufacturing to good use.


Curbing sugar cravings with gymnema sylvestre mint

04 August, 2020

A study by Massey University has found that gymnema sylvestre mint, a plant compound, can suppress taste responses to sweet compounds and reduce sugar cravings.


Study reveals best label for seafood grown from cells

04 August, 2020

A study by Rutgers University has determined the best term to use for seafood made from the cells of fish or shellfish, grown for commercial sale.


Food innovations from industry collaboration

27 July, 2020

FIAL launches its fifth edition of Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations, which features food innovations from 45 Australian businesses.


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