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.
Australian vegetable growers could be wrapping up their precious produce this winter, with research showing commercial frost cloths, known as 'fleece', are an effective weapon against frost and low temperatures.
Five tonnes of pears have been stolen from a farm in Portland, Victoria.
Heat and Control's vacuum fryer technology, Unitized Vacuum Fryer (UVF), enables snack manufacturers to expand their processing capabilities.
Melbourne-based antipasto manufacturer Pronto e Fresco has entered voluntary administration.
New Zealand authorities have issued a recall of a frozen berry product, due to a suspected Hepatitis A link.
Key Technology has enhanced its Rotary Sizing and Grading Systems.
It seems that tomatoes, like people, can benefit greatly from a nice warm bath.
Cross-contamination in commercial processing facilities that prepare spinach and other leafy greens for the market can make people sick. But researchers are reporting a new, easy-to-implement method that could eliminate or reduce such incidences.
Spraying Systems has developed an automated system that adds moisture to the fruit prior to the application of produce stickers, allowing for stronger adhesion.
Edible, invisible barcode equivalents are on the verge of revolutionalising traceability in the fresh produce and processed foods industries.
The GDM 35 Grape Destemmer is suitable for the automatic destemming of grapes, loosening the grapes without damaging them.