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  • Draft of organic standard out for public comment

    Consumers and manufacturers alike can soon be confident that organic products are truly what they seem as the development of an Australian Standard for the organic and biodynamic industry nears completion.

    July 16, 2008 0 comment

  • Foodtech Packtech 2008

    New Zealand’s only dedicated food technology and packaging trade event, Foodtech Packtech 2008, runs 21 to 23 October at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds.

    July 14, 2008 0 comment

  • Australia’s ready to eat

    Time is of the essence. How to save it? Where to cut corners? What to spend the precious little on? Food manufacturers are tapping into these consumer concerns and the market is being flooded with ready to serve, ready to heat, and ready to eat, prepared meals.

    July 11, 2008 0 comment

  • Digging through China’s bureaucracy

    China’s burgeoning middle and upper classes have a big appetite for Western-style food and beverage products, which they associate with an affluent lifestyle.

    July 11, 2008 41 comments

  • Organic chicks are chic

    Food scientists, having assessed the quality of birds raised in a variety of conditions, have found that those intensively farmed have the best flavour, while those raised under organic guidelines are the least tasty.

    July 8, 2008 0 comment

  • Campylobacter outbreak prompts FSANZ to action

    Concern over food poisoning caused by chicken meat has heightened, leading to new production and processing standards for the poultry industry.

    July 8, 2008 44 comments

  • Aussie meat goes Dutch

    Zwanenberg Food Group, the Dutch producer and exporter of quality meat products globally, has announced that it will expand its interests in Australia by acquiring the Plumrose brand from Simplot Australia.

    June 12, 2008 0 comment

  • Meat & Smallgoods Award Finalists

    The Health & Wellness Award finalists include Fishers Beef Sirloin, KR Castlemaine Shaved Meat Range, Microwave Beef and Teys Gold MSA Steaks.

    June 6, 2008 0 comment

  • Soups & Prepared Foods Award Finalists

    The Soups & Prepared Foods Award finalists include Beerenberg Coopers Ale Barbeque Sauce, Bertolli Provincial Pasta Sauces, Continental Side Dish Macaroni Cheese, Coriander & Mint Relish, Dine, Heinz Cook At Home, McCormick Slow Cookers, Organic Bubs, Ozganics Curry Sauce Range, Pilpel Vegan Soups, Darikay Pesto, Pitango Organic and Carbon Neutral Risotto Range and Fresh Curry Meals and Darikay Curry Meal Solutions and Salads To Go.

    June 6, 2008 0 comment

  • Exporters should strive to set value, not price

    It seems like the era of cheap food is nearing an end. The global rice stocks are at a 25-year low, with many net exporters of rice like Vietnam, India, China and Cambodia restricting exports, while many net importers, including the Philippines and Bangladesh are struggling to find sufficient supplies.

    June 6, 2008 0 comment

  • Chicken’s loaded with nutrition

    A new report shows that chicken is not only one of the leanest proteins and has a favourable ratio of unsaturated to saturated fatty acids, but also delivers more essential vitamins and minerals than generally recognised.

    May 26, 2008 0 comment

  • Chicken’s loaded with nutrition

    A new report shows that chicken is not only one of the leanest proteins and has a favourable ratio of unsaturated to saturated fatty acids, but also delivers more essential vitamins and minerals than generally recognised.

    May 26, 2008 0 comment

  • Diet is key to flu

    Tired of catching every winter bug that goes around? Boosting antioxidant-rich fruit and vegetables could be the best defence against winter sniffles and sneezes, according to Accredited Practising Dietitians.

    May 26, 2008 0 comment

  • The future is tech

    Food prices are soaring, wealthier Asian consumers are westernizing their diets, and farmers, let alone the nations of the third world, cannot keep up the pace, according to IBISWorld.

    May 19, 2008 0 comment

  • Queensland food safety conference 2008

    Providing the local food manufacturing sector with the latest on food safety.

    May 12, 2008 0 comment

  • Queensland’s got food in focus

    Offering a diverse range of production capabilities, from fresh seafood, meat, fruit and vegetables to value-added products including dairy foods, desserts and confectionery, ingredients and ready-to-eat meals, Queensland is an emerging hub for food processing.

    May 9, 2008 0 comment

  • Making it easier to eat the whole grain

    Country Ladle has launched the first soup containing the goodness of wholegrains in Australia.

    May 7, 2008 0 comment

  • Hello pork pie

    Pork is now the cheapest meat in New Zealand, according to a survey across 12 stores in the Auckland and Waikato regions.

    May 7, 2008 0 comment

  • Reinforcing pallet ownership rights

    CHEP Australia has settled a dispute with a Victorian food wholesaler regarding the use of CHEP’s distinctive blue pallets.

    May 5, 2008 42 comments

  • A healthy Crust

    The opening of Crust’s first Queensland store coincided with the launch of its six Healthier Choice Pizzas – the first take away pizzas to earn the Heart Foundation Tick of approval.

    April 23, 2008 0 comment