Researchers from the University of Florida say that they have pinpointed the exact compounds in strawberries that give the fruit its sweet flavour.
The Australian Heart Foundation this week launched the Halt Hidden Salt campaign, which is designed to raise awareness of high salt levels in processed foods.
Global concentrated fruit products company, Taura Natural Ingredients has developed a range of real fruit pastes for baked goods and snack products.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has told the Federal Government that restrictions on coal-seam gas developments in NSW and Victoria could cost the food industry $170m per year in increased gas prices.
A new $70 million partnership between SPC Ardmona and Woolworths has been announced and will see an extra 24,000 tonnes of navy beans, tomatoes and other fruit sourced locally.
Food seasoning and packaging solutions company, tna has announced the launch of its latest innovation for the snacking industry, the tna intelli-flav CLS 3 automated continuous slurry mixing and application system.
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Even discussing the possibility of a product recall is enough to send shivers down the spine of a food or beverage manufacturer, but effective food safety and product recall systems are imperative for manufacturers both big and small.
New Zealand’s manufacturing sales, led by meat and dairy, saw a record increase in the December quarter.
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According to the United Nations, world food prices have jumped by 2.6 percent in February, representing the sharpest incline since mid 2012.
Mining tycoon Andrew Forrest and Australian agribusiness Elders are pursuing a deal to further open up live cattle exports to China.
Fiona Nash has been censured by parliament for misleading the senate and failing to produce documents that allegedly proved she had adequate provisions in place that addressed her chief of staff’s co-ownership in a junk food lobby.
Peak body for the dried fruits industry, Dried Fruits Australia has urged Sunbeam Foods to review its prices, sighting that they have either remained stagnant or have become worse than last year.
Peak lobby group, the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the release of the Victorian Government’s Food to Asia Action Plan.
Dr Steve Hambleton, president of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) has accused the Australian food industry of ‘undermining’ the Health Star Rating System.
According to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), agricultural exports to China have doubled in five years to represent $7.3b in 2013.
The landmark case involving Steve Marsh, a Western Australian farmer who has accused his neighbour, Michael Baxter of contaminating his farm with genetically modified canola has wrapped up in the state’s Supreme Court, however the final verdict is not expected to be handed down for another few months.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has said that tariffs on ‘dumped’ Italian organic tomatoes will directly affect consumers.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted conditional approval for Tasmanian salmon company, Tassal to build and operate an $11m fish factory near Triabunna.