Tastier cheese, improved food security and disease-resistant rice are some of the possibilities from $310 million investment in research from the government.
Stronger steel, higher quality wine and cleaner, safer cars could soon be manufactured in Australia thanks to research made possible with funding from the Labor Government.
Wiley gets the go-ahead for second stage of Australia’s largest smallgoods factory.
Information sessions will be held to learn about the new government R&D tax incentive for businesses.
Sixteen Australian manufacturers are going green thanks to a government grant of $4.4 million.
Foodbank is grateful for the donations and support from its industry partners during recent natural disasters in Queensland and Victoria.
Woolworths is extending an extra helping hand to Queensland dairy farmers via a special 5 c/L donation on milk.
Founded on sophisticated production intelligence software, a new breed of information-enabled energy management systems is taking on the carbon footprint challenge - while simultaneously improving production performance and the bottom line.
Metcash has signed as a national donor to Foodbank.
The Coalition’s election pledges to boost research and development funding by $150 million and $8 million to map the carbon footprint of Australia’s agriculture and food production have been welcomed by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC).
The federal government’s commitment to spend $900,000 over three years to make foods healthier in Australia has been commended by the Australian Food and Grocery Council.
The recently completed World Food Summit in Rome has failed to set targets, deadlines and monitoring systems needed if the global challenges of feeding the world's growing population are to be overcome.
The first round of the Regional Food Producers Innovation and Productivity Program has been completed with 15 regional food businesses receiving a total of $6.4 million to fund technology and productivity improvements.
The Australian government is introducing a new R&D Tax Credit system in 2010–11 which will replace the current R&D Tax Concession scheme. Both small and large food businesses will be able to participate.
Orders must be placed prior to 30 June if you want to benefit from the government's 30% Investment Allowance.