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Award recognises Wiley's work with Foodbank

10 November, 2016

Wiley has been awarded the Foodbank 2016 'Purple Light Bulb' Award for helping to illuminate the issue of hunger in Australia through its support of the Foodbank Hunger Report.

Food tech prize won by kitchen-sharing platform

08 November, 2016

Top honour at the FoodBytes! event was awarded to food tech start-up Sprout Kitchens.

Calculating the environmental cost of a meal

07 November, 2016

Researchers from RMIT and Lancaster University have produced a carbon footprint 'league table' for fresh food.

Do sugar taxes work?

07 November, 2016

Residents of four US cities will be voting on whether to tax soft drink and other sugar-sweetened beverages. An economist who studied a similar tax says that prices might rise by only half that amount, or even less.

World wine prices — how does Australia compare?

04 November, 2016

Australia was ranked as the 39th most expensive country in which to buy wine in the 2016 Wine Price Index, released by motorhome rental platform SHAREaCAMPER.

Restaurants and seafood to feature at foodservice show

03 November, 2016

Australian hospitality trade show Foodservice Australia will bring the National Restaurant Conference to Melbourne for the first time in 2017, as well as a new event, the Australian Seafood Summit.

Can ready meals cash in on the downturn in restaurant trade?

02 November, 2016

When money is tight consumers' discretionary spending changes and ready meals could fill the void between restaurant meals and cooking for yourself.

Are parents who buy ready meals very busy, or just terrible cooks?

01 November, 2016

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition and Behavior has found that being busy is merely one contributing factor in the choice of convenience meals.

Foundation commits US$60m to hunger relief

28 October, 2016

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation has celebrated the company's 60th anniversary by announcing a US$60 million donation aimed at fighting hunger.

Using light to accentuate food

24 October, 2016

A new store opened by Spanish delicatessen chain Casa Tió has opted for ERCO LED lighting tools to present its array of regional specialities in a fresh and appetising light.

Stricter guidelines for school lunches lead to healthier eating

21 October, 2016

A new study has found that guidelines introduced to improve the nutritional quality of US school lunches are having the desired impact on healthy eating choices.

Forget eight glasses a day — just drink when you're thirsty

18 October, 2016

Results from a study led by Monash University challenge the popular idea that humans should drink eight glasses of water a day for health.

Fine Food donates leftovers to charity kitchen

07 October, 2016

Fine Food Australia donated any food leftovers from its recent Melbourne show to a local charity kitchen.

Aust. Government pledges $5 million to food and nutrition innovation challenge

05 October, 2016

Creators of supply- or demand-side innovations that will ultimately impact people's food choices for the better are invited to participate in the LAUNCH Food challenge.

Australians wasting $10 billion in food each year

04 October, 2016

Australian households are wasting almost $1100 on food each year, collectively throwing $10 billion in the bin, according to the RaboDirect Food & Farming Report 2016.

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