• Boosting supply of Australian produce to China

    Australian premium produce exports are set to benefit from upgraded distribution into China following the opening of a new storage, processing and distribution facility in Shanghai by Elders Fine Foods.

    April 17, 2008 0 comment

  • Committed to sustainability

    Food prices, including dairy, are on the rise partly driven by demand for biofuels.

    April 4, 2008 0 comment

  • Microwave technology for food processing

    Industrial Microwave Systems, L.L.C., the producer of patented microwave systems, announces the first commercial process licensing and installation of its Cylindrical Heating System.

    March 28, 2008 5 comments

  • NZ’s primary sector graduates

    A record number of qualifications related to New Zealand’s important land-based industries will be awarded at Lincoln University’s 2008 Graduation Ceremony in Christchurch Town Hall on Friday 4 April.

    March 28, 2008 7 comments

  • Australian wine industry lecture

    Dr Jim Fortune will present a food and agriculture lecture on the “Change and maturity in the Australian Wine Industry” at The University of Western Australia.

    March 26, 2008 0 comment

  • Termination of the Food Innovation Grants Programme

    The government has begun implementing its policy for primary industries, which has included withdrawing funding from the Food Innovation Grants Program.

    March 12, 2008 0 comment

  • Wal-Mart suppliers must comply

    Wal-Mart has announced that suppliers of its private label and other food items, like produce, meat and fish, must comply with standards recognised by Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

    February 8, 2008 7 comments

  • NZ food sector remains strong

    The strength of New Zealand’s food and beverage sector at present is undeniable, playing a central role in the success of the New Zealand economy. But the future looks even brighter.

    November 29, 2007 0 comment

  • Positive outlook for pork

    The Pork Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) 2006/07 Annual Report suggests that significant returns on industry and government investments will create a more competitive pork industry in coming years.

    November 22, 2007 0 comment

  • India: export opportunities

    India is rapidly emerging as a critical market for Australia’s food industry, according to a new Australian Government-funded report launched in New Delhi today.

    October 16, 2007 0 comment

  • Native fruits rich in antioxidants

    A recent study by Food Science Australia (FSA) has revealed the high antioxidant levels in twelve native Australian fruits, which could benefit the food and functional food industries.

    August 2, 2007 7 comments

  • Improving Australia’s food innovation

    The first round of the new $54.2 million Food Innovation Grants Programme (FIGP), launched by the Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry to increase innovation in food industry, is now open.

    July 25, 2007 0 comment