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New recruit for Beca's Food & Beverage

10 May, 2016

Beca's Food & Beverage has welcomed Peter Gilbertson to its Industrial team as senior consultant – Food & Beverage.

'Meals for Mates' tackles rural hunger

05 May, 2016

A new charity initiative will fight against hunger in Australia's rural and regional communities.

Seminar on manufacturing foods for infants and toddlers

04 May, 2016

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology, in collaboration with CSIRO's food innovation centre, is holding a seminar titled 'Foods for infants and toddlers'.

Fast casual dining feeds foodservice growth

03 May, 2016

Foodservice sales grew 5.7% globally in 2015, driven by strong growth in fast casual dining and continuing expansion of the Chinese market.

100 glasses: a snapshot of Australia's drinking habits

11 April, 2016

In a revealing analysis of Australia's drinking habits, market research company Roy Morgan Research has distilled our drinking habits into 100 glasses.

The high-tech fight against vegetable fungi

11 April, 2016

A team of researchers has used bioinformatics technology to identify the genes of fungi that affect crops such as cucumber, watermelon, squash and rockmelon, in order to define the ideal treatment to attack the pathogens.

Coon Cheese toasties a new partnership with Swimming Australia

06 April, 2016

Coon Cheese has struck a two-year deal with Swimming Australia that will see the brand play an active role at the sport's national events.

Fair Work targets takeaway underpay

05 April, 2016

Spot checks by the Fair Work Ombudsman have discovered almost half of takeaway food outlets examined were not paying their workers correctly.

Food insecurity and hospitalisation rates

05 April, 2016

More than 50% of patients with high hospitalisation rates used community food resources such as food pantries, and 40% were worried that they would run out of food, according to a US study.

Have you registered for Fine Food Queensland 2016?

29 March, 2016

Fine Food Queensland opens in Brisbane in just under a fortnight, showcasing some of Australia's great producers and talents.

Fine Food Queensland 2016 — focusing on healthy, fresh food options

11 March, 2016

Fine Food Queensland is the state's premier food trade event, catering for Queensland's burgeoning foodservice, hospitality and food retail industries. The show brings together over 200 exhibitors and 5000 visitors to do business, and to celebrate new ideas and innovation in the food industry. Featuring the latest products and equipment, Fine Food Queensland also offers a comprehensive program of educational sessions and business discussions.

FSANZ announces new Food Standards Code

01 March, 2016

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has announced that a revised version of the Food Standards Code has now come into effect.

Rural dwellers say cheese

01 March, 2016

People who live in the country generally eat more cheese than those who are based in the nation's capital cities.

Low-carb diet 'life changing' for type 2 diabetics

23 February, 2016

A low-carbohydrate diet and exercise program has proven to be highly effective for people with type 2 diabetes.

European chef of the year values ideas over ingredients

23 February, 2016

Italian chef Massimo Bottura has been named 2016 European Chef of the Year, in recognition of his work to establish a soup kitchen that uses food that would have otherwise been thrown away to feed the poor and the homeless.

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