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.
Australian consumers are buying potatoes for taste and convenience, and are keen to purchase more, according to the Potato Tracker research study.
Consumers are notoriously chary about 'genetically modified' foods. Would they be equally cautious about 'genetically edited' produce?
Urban Ecological Systems Australia is growing herbs and barramundi simultaneously - with zero effluent - in Western Sydney. And Coles (and a $1.9m Early Stage Commercialisation grant) has helped to make the low-energy, sustainable, organic food production system a commercial reality.
The Native American buffaloberry could become the next 'super fruit', after researchers found that the underutilised berry contains high levels of antioxidants and nutrients.
Products featuring real fruit appeal strongly to today’s health-conscious consumers, but significant technical obstacles have previously limited the use of fruit-based ingredients in many products with a long shelf life.
UK horticultural firm Thompson & Morgan has developed the TomTato - a plant that produces both tomatoes and potatoes.