Some 75 per cent of Australian seafood consumers believe in order to save the ocean, we have to consume fish and seafood only from sustainable sources, making it a top priority, reveals the Marine Stewardship Council’s annual report and independent research launched today. This represents a significant shift in consumption habits as Australian seafood shoppers … Continue reading Australian consumers demanding sustainably sourced seafood claims new research
With Manuka Honey top of the ‘must buy’ list for health and beauty benefits, consumers need to be sure that what they are buying is the genuine article, said a major Manuka Honey industry body today. In response to their fears of counterfeit products, the guardian of New Zealand’s leading quality mark for genuine Manuka Honey … Continue reading Manuka Honey makers all abuzz over poor imitations
Heineken has today announced the launch of the Heineken City Shapers Festival, which forms part of the brand’s ongoing Open Your World platform. The campaign will celebrate the cultures, people, music and entertainment, and experiences of the vibrant global cities shaping our top Australian cities and underlines Heineken’s status as a leading international premium beer … Continue reading Heineken invites Australians to open their world with new campaign
The global food additives market will expand from US$31.4 bn in 2014 to reach US$39.8 bn by 2021, according to new research. The report by Transparency Market Research found that the growth is being driven by increasing expansion of the food and beverage industry. As per the report, the increasing expansion of the food and … Continue reading Global food additives market set to grow
The debate concerning nanotechnology has echoed that of genetically engineered organisms and their introduction into the environment and the food chain.
Probiotec has entered into a conditional binding agreement with BGFC for the sale of its ADP protein plant in South Australia.
Scientists have discovered a new type of dairy or food thickener, which may add probiotic characteristics to products.
A major new study will be conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration into the caramel colouring used in soft drink and food items, after an examination of beverages including Pepsi One and Malta Goya raised concerns.
Sugar Australia has launched a new website aiming to provide evidence-based information on sugar, health and nutrition to consumers, healthcare professionals and food manufacturers.
One of Asia Pacific’s leading authorities on natural food colours, business development director for Chr. Hansen, Ji Hoong Too, is urging Australian food manufacturers to convert to natural colours.
In the wake of Australia’s health conscious consumer, food manufacturers are having to address sodium reduction in their recipes, but this isn’t as you might think.
A growing number of genetically modified crops are now based on intentionally changing RNA. However this new technology may prove to be risky business.
More than half of young Australians are consuming too much sugar, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wollongong and University of Sydney.
Australia has one of the more rigorous food labelling systems in the world for genetically modified (GM) attributes.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has announced that more than 70 lines of its bread bakes in store will soon be free from artificial colours, flavours, emulsifiers and preservatives.
New figures released this week have proven what most in the food processing sector already know: the industry is close to collapse.
The Zimbabwean government is being urged to lift its ban on genetically modified (GM) food.
Australia’s bottled water representative body wants local producers and sellers to adopt the World Health Organisation (WHO) limits for chemicals in bottled water.
The manufacturers of the now infamous “pink slime” used in American meat products has sued ABC News in the US for defamation over its coverage of the creation.
Humans have always faced tricky safety problems with food because we eat plants, which are the most ingenious pesticide chemists on the planet.