Mediterranean cheese produced 7200 years ago

10 September, 2018

Pottery from Croatia has revealed evidence of Mediterranean cheese production from 7200 years ago, and this could have aided the expansion of early farmers into Europe.

Safety concerns for artificial sweetener sucralose

07 September, 2018

Research has found sucralose is metabolised in the gut and produces at least two fat-soluble compounds, which contradicts previous safety claims.

Honey fraud creates a sticky situation

05 September, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

Tests have found almost half of supermarket honey samples were adulterated, but are these tests accurate?

Sensus Frutalose SFP sweet chicory root powder

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: IMCD Australia Limited

Frutalose SFP (sweet fibre powder), manufactured by Sensus, is made from chicory root and suitable for use in sugar-reduced applications.

General Mills removes 'natural' label after lawsuit

31 August, 2018

General Mills will stop labelling its Nature Valley Granola Bars as "Made with 100% Natural Whole Grain Oats" following legal action from three consumer groups.

Kakadu plum market to expand with $2.7 million project

21 August, 2018

The Kakadu plum has been used to extend the shelf life of foods, and its applications in the food industry are set to increase with a new CRCNA project.

Saliva changes how food tastes

21 August, 2018

Research found taste preferences are influenced by salivary proteins, and when people were repeatedly exposed to bitter foods their saliva adapted to make it more palatable.

Scientists investigate low-allergy wheat breeds

21 August, 2018

They have used the wheat genome map to help breed low-allergy wheat varieties and reduce the risk of diseases like coeliac and baker's asthma.

Scientists develop natural plant-based preservative

20 August, 2018

NTU scientists have found an organic food preservative that is more effective than artificial preservatives, keeping food fresh for longer.

Pura Shef-pro Premium Butter Replacer

13 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Peerless Holdings

Pura Shef-pro Premium Butter Replacer is a premium alternative to butter. With the same melting point characteristics, colour and flavour as butter, the butter replacer is suitable for total or partial butter replacement.

Vegetarians and vegans call for more product choices

06 August, 2018

Research has shown that 46% of vegans and 23% of vegetarians said they were dissatisfied with food and beverage choices.

This is whey unfair

01 August, 2018

Contaminated whey powder in the US is causing a flurry of recalls across the nation.

FDA decides not all milks are milk

01 August, 2018

The FDA is reviewing labelling requirements for plant-based products that are used as substitutes for dairy products, such as soy and almond milk.

Germany leads global vegan product launches

31 July, 2018

Despite being stereotypically known for its sausages, Germany was responsible for 15% of global vegan product launches between July 2017 and June 2018.

FSANZ calls for submissions on a new sweetener

25 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia ANZ

Saraya hopes to permit the use of monk fruit (or luo han guo) extract as a food additive, specifically as an intense sweetener.

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