Reduced availability of Chinese-sourced garlic is causing a significant rise in pricing for dehydrated garlic. These price increases are projected to continue over the next few years at a minimum. Kalsec has responded to these rising prices with a money-saving alternative: Kalsec garlic extracts.
Manufactured with Taura’s Ultra Rapid Concentration process technology, URC high-performance fruit pieces are designed by food technologists specifically for sweet biscuit and bakery applications.
Cassava roots are usually inedible and unmarketable by two to four days after harvesting, severely affecting their effectiveness as a major third-world food source. Now, several genetic mechanisms have been identified which improve the shelf life of cassava roots.
Researchers have found that sulforaphane, a chemical found in broccoli, interacts with cells lacking a gene called PTEN to reduce the chances of prostate cancer developing.
Perfection Fresh Australia has the rights to commercialise the Merbeingold 2336 and Merbeingold 2350, two new seedless mandarin varieties bred by CSIRO, which were the first to be deliberately bred in Australia and the result of more than 20 years’ research and development.
An exotic fruit variety developed by The University of Queensland has received positive results from consumer testing and nutritional analysis.
The Key Technology Manta for frozen potato products features visible/infrared cameras and Raptor laser technology along with high-intensity LED lighting, high-flow ejector valves and three-way ejection capability.
The Urschel Comitrol Processor Model 1700 milling machine can be used to produce slices, flakes, shreds, viscous slurries or purees from a myriad of fruit and vegetable products that are suitable for use in soups, nutritional supplements, baby foods, beverages and sauces. The precision cutting principle of the Comitrol and the wide variety of interchangeable cutting head styles and impellers available make the machine particularly versatile.
Last November the European Commission voted to allow the sale of 'wonky' and misshapen fruit and vegetables in Europe from 1July this year.
Vegetable processing organisation Bonduelle has awarded Global Water Engineering (GWE) a contract for a combined anaerobic and aerobic wastewater treatment plant to serve two of its production facilities in Hungary.
An apple peel powdering process developed at Cornell University to fortify foods has made its first appearance at the Olympic Games. The high-fibre energy-dense product is offering enhanced nutrition to athletes.
HortResearch is examining the potential fruit may have on mental performance and hopes that a fruit-based product will be able to offer consumers a calming effect.
The truffles industry in Australia could expand following a successful research project.
Research has found that cranberries may offer defence against food poisoning, due to the fruit’s ability to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria
A UK scientist has discovered clumps of previously-unreported callus hairs growing in the flesh of mature apples of Fuji and closely-related varieties, which may have storage implications for commercial growers.