High-fibre diet could prevent obesity

31 January, 2018

Dietary fibre that promotes 'good' bacteria in the colon could prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and changes in the intestine.

Sugar tax on soft drinks might drive up alcohol consumption

24 January, 2018

Putting a tax on sweetened soft drinks in an attempt to curb obesity is not as simple and straightforward as you might think. It certainly looks as if such a tax will impact alcohol sales.

What you can do with pineapples

23 January, 2018

While Australia's early season for pineapples has seen fruit rotting in piles while the cannery is closed, a different sort of pineapple crisis has been going on in Spain and Portugal.

Arjuna Naturals Extracts natural preservative formulation for vegetable oils

23 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd

Arjuna Naturals Extracts has launched its natural preservative formulation for combating oxidation, thermal degradation and hydrolytic rancidity, and extending the frying cycle of vegetable oils.

Fonterra and Alibaba's Hema Fresh launch dairy range in China

18 January, 2018

Global dairy supplier Fonterra and Albibaba's Hema Fresh have partnered up to deliver the Daily Fresh milk range in China.

Lead found in NSW bees and honey

17 January, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

Depending on where you live, you may be consuming honey that contains high levels of lead, according to a study conducted by Macquarie University researchers.

The science behind maintaining edible oil quality

16 January, 2018

Knowing how edible oils such as canola deteriorate can provide valuable insight into deterioration prevention.

Fumoir Grizzly prevents fish from growing Listeria

16 January, 2018

Fumoir Grizzly has developed the M35 bacteriocin, known as Bac M35, which protects fish from growing Listeria monocytogenes and acts as a food preservative.

Alland & Robert Karaya gum

16 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Savannah Bio Systems Pty Ltd

Karaya gum is a natural gum exudation obtained by the incision of the stems and branches of Sterculia trees. It can be used for many food and pharmaceutical applications.

Kraft Heinz moves away from caged eggs

10 January, 2018

With animal welfare becoming a more prominent issue in recent years, Kraft Heinz has announced it aims to improve the lives of egg-laying hens by removing cages in the supply chain.

Wheat developed with 10 times more fibre

10 January, 2018

Researchers have developed high-fibre wheat that can help improve gut health without changing your diet.

Sensient Flavors All Natural Flavour Collections

13 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Sensient Technologies

Sensient Flavors presents its All Natural Flavour Collections which help food and beverage manufacturers to respond successfully to upcoming market trends and reflect current consumer preferences. They are split into five key botanical areas: Florals, Herbs, Spices, Tea and Ginger.

Chr. Hansen orange and yellow beverage colour range

29 November, 2017 | Supplied by: CHR Hansen Pty Ltd

Extending its existing range of CapColors and ColorFruit, Chr. Hansen is launching four more colour solutions for beverages.

New oyster on the horizon for Queensland

29 November, 2017

Griffith Australian Rivers Institute's Carmel McDougall has suggested replacing the Sydney Rock oyster, which is susceptible to QX disease, with a disease-resistant species called the Blacklip oyster.

Bühler Group TotalSense digital rice analyser

29 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Buhler AG Australia NZ

The Bühler Group's digital rice analyser, TotalSense, enables improvement of yield and of quality for rice processors.

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