Even though low in moisture, nuts and seeds can be contaminated with pathogens like Salmonella or E.coli.
Two Japanese vertical farms have successfully trialled crops of lettuces and herbs grown under Philips horticultural LED lighting.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued a warning to consumers about a possible link between Salmonella and rockmelons.
Processed food is often perceived as a less healthy choice; however, processing can actually enhance the nutritional value of some foods.
Fruit and vegetable suppliers LaManna Group and Premier Fruits Group will merge from July 2016.
Queensland vegetable grower Rob Hinrichsen has received the AUSVEG Grower of the Year Award at the industry's 2016 National Awards for Excellence.
Well-known UK snack food company Tyrrells has chosen Victoria's Yarra Valley to expand its brand, in a move that's set to create 120 manufacturing jobs.
Hyperspectral imaging will help determine the readiness of individual cauliflowers for harvesting as automation revolutionises vegetable harvesting.
AUSVEG CEO Richard Mulcahy has announced his retirement, effective immediately.
Careful selection of sanitiser and packaging atmosphere combinations can extend produce shelf life.
Researchers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an odourless, biocompatible silk solution so thin as to be virtually invisible.
Leading innovation experts will be making their way to the Gold Coast in June for the 2016 Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar, charged with the task to inform Australia's vegetable growers of the benefits that new and improved agricultural technology can have on their farms.
A refrigeration company is using the skills and knowledge gained from chilling wine to help grow tomatoes on the edge of the Australian outback.
Statistics showing a 5% decline in Australia's vegetable industry have prompted a warning from industry body AUSVEG over the impact of foreign vegetable imports.
Five tonnes of pears have been stolen from a farm in Portland, Victoria.