A line of fast-growing sprouting broccoli that can be harvested in 8–10 weeks is being developed.
With an 850% increase in cider consumption in the last five years, the time is ripe for finding how to manipulate cider quality in the orchard.
Fungal diseases threaten to wipe out the global banana industry in just five to 10 years. But it is hoped new research will better equip researchers to develop hardier, disease-resistant banana plants and more effective disease-prevention treatments.
Perfection Fresh Australia has purchased the exclusive sales and marketing rights to the Calypso Mango and has plans to increase consumption of the fruit both domestically and internationally.
Green leaf salad consumption increasing in the US.
Eating treated wastewater-irrigated produce exposes consumers to drugs.
By tweaking the genes that control ripening, researchers at Israel's Volcani Institute have managed to double the shelf life of bananas.
How do viruses and other pathogens cling on to salad vegetables through rinse cycles and then cause disease when the vegetables are eaten?
FSANZ has called for submissions on an application to permit food from a genetically modified corn line.
Industrial quantities of useful natural compounds like resveratrol and genistein can be produced efficiently by growing them in tomatoes.
Imported processed tomatoes from Italian companies have been illegally dumped in Australia, according to the latest Anti-Dumping Commission finding.
The latest Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) data shows that, with annual export sales of $522 million, almonds led the field as Australia's most valuable horticultural export product in 2014–15.
Following the hepatitis A outbreak earlier this year, thought to be linked to frozen berry imports, the Food Standards Australia and New Zealand agency (FSANZ) has released a risk statement on the subject to the Department of Agriculture, the enforcement agency for imported food.
A simple and non-contaminant technology method may be the answer to improving the quality of kiwifruit during long-term storage.
Recent efforts to promote coconut water as a natural and healthy soft drink have moved it into the mainstream in the US and, according to Innova Market Insights, manufacturers are now focusing on developing the European market.