Ingredients > Fruit & vegetables

An avo a day equals a happy gut

06 January, 2021

Eating avocado as part of your daily diet can help improve gut health, according to new research.


Waste brassicas turned into ingredients using CSIRO tech

05 November, 2020

New food company Nutri V is developing ingredients and products from vegetables that might otherwise be thrown out, commercialising CSIRO-patented technologies.


Research paves way for WA's next healthiest apple

23 September, 2020

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) is paving the way for Western Australia's next 'super healthy' apple.


The pea protein market on the rise

22 September, 2020

The growing shift towards plant-based and lactose- and gluten-free diets is predicted to drive demand for yellow pea protein.


Montague's stone fruit grader to be operational by Jan 2021

22 September, 2020

Fruit grower Montague is currently constructing an expansive new fruit processing facility in Narre Warren North in Victoria.


Call for comment — approved additive as a glazing agent for fruit and veg

04 September, 2020

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is calling for comment on an application to extend the use of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids as a glazing agent for fruit and vegetables.


Unilever partners with biotech start-up on microalgae protein

01 September, 2020

Unilever and biotech start-up Algenuity have teamed up to explore the potential microalgae bring in innovating future foods.


Creating meat analogues

31 August, 2020

As the appetite for plant-based protein grows, the focus on meat analogues and processing technologies is also increasing.


New suspected Panama case at Qld banana farm

26 August, 2020

A new suspected detection of Panama disease tropical race 4 (TR4) has been found on a fifth banana farm in the Tully Valley.


Nestlé enters plant-based seafood market

24 August, 2020

Nestlé has entered the plant-based seafood market with a tuna alternative product.


Bleeding edge: broccoli and brussels sprouts a cut above the rest

21 August, 2020

Cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbage, could play a crucial role in preventing advanced blood vessel disease.


Packaged salads linked to illness outbreak in the US

20 August, 2020

While health agencies around the world respond to the COVID-19 crisis, some health experts in the US have been responding to a different risk.


Nestlé further expands plant-based dairy alternatives portfolio

17 August, 2020

Nestlé is further expanding its plant-based dairy alternatives portfolio to better cater to consumers with lactose intolerance or those following a dairy-free or vegan diet.


FAIRR: Kerry in top five plant-based food manufacturers

14 August, 2020

Taste and nutrition solutions developer Kerry has been ranked #5 on the FAIRR list of top plant-based food companies.


Fruit juice recalled due to microbial contamination

27 April, 2020

Juicy Isle is conducting a recall of its Pure Tassie – Apple and Blackcurrant 1.5 L juice due to a microbial (mycotoxin patulin) contamination.


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