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 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.

Eating fish lowers death risks

25 July, 2018

Eating lots of fish can reduce the risk of dying in both men and women by 8–9%, depending on how it's cooked.

Diet soft drinks reduce colon cancer risks

24 July, 2018

Soft drinks have a bad reputation when it comes to health, but consuming artificially sweetened beverages has been found to reduce colon cancer recurrence and death.

Some strawberry and tomato varieties may cause allergies

17 July, 2018

Researchers investigated which strawberry or tomato varieties contained the fewest allergens, and how cultivation or preparation methods impacted them.

Full-fat dairy could help heart health

16 July, 2018

Fears that full-fat dairy products may increase cardiovascular risk have been challenged by a new study which found whole dairy products may actually help prevent severe strokes.

More money in pollination than honey for beekeepers

10 July, 2018

If you have ever considered where beekeepers derive their income you would automatically think 'honey', but this is not the case for beekeepers in the US.

CoOL info aids consumers with veggie recall

10 July, 2018

Australia's now mandatory CoOL labelling means that consumers will be easily able to identify frozen vegetables sourced from Europe and subject to recall.

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