The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) annual State of The Industry report has shown a decrease in the food manufacturing industry’s output.
Despite the increasing awareness about the health impacts of high sodium consumption, a new report has found hidden salt in Australian food has risen almost 10 per cent in three years.
In a small win for Aussie food companies, big-brand grocery item purchases have increased, while private label products have decreased.
Allergy free milk could soon become a reality after New Zealand scientists successfully produced hypoallergenic milk by using a genetically modified cow.
Imagine a specially-engineered surface that could allow liquids to boil without bubbling. This sounds counter-intuitive and, in a way, it is. But consider the following.
Parents in China’s Hunan province have expressed concerns that a study their children participated in served GM rice to the youngster’s without their parent’s knowledge.
Researchers at the university of Adelaide are working in partnership with two Italian universities to try and produce pasta that is better quality and has greater nutritional value for human health.
Chocolate addicts everywhere have long been aware that the dark stuff increases levels of serotonin, our body’s ‘feel-good’ chemical. But new research has found that certain compounds which help make up the flavour in foods are strikingly similar to chemicals used in mood stabilising drugs.
Humans have always faced tricky safety problems with food because we eat plants, which are the most ingenious pesticide chemists on the planet.
Chicken supplier Steggles and NRL team the Sydney Roosters will donate more than $60 000 to and dedicate this Sunday’s match to four children’s charities.
Iconic Aussie pie maker Four’N Twenty is diversifying its product range, as the pressure of the supermarket price wars increases and food manufacturing jobs continue to be lost.
Dairy farmers in the UK who are facing similar price cut impacts as Australian farmers have vowed to continue protesting about the returns they receive.
Food that comes out of a printer, giant skyscraper farms to meet the increased world food demand, drinks made of urine and jelly made out of humans.
A study recently published in the British Medical Journal (project Viva) has found that children born by caesarean section have a higher rate of obesity at age three than children born naturally.
“If you combine the over-50’s with the number of people with arthritis or a disability, that means one in two are facing some kind of restriction with opening packages.”
Robatech, Fallsdell, Proseal Australia and Result Packaging are just some of the companies who will be heading to Sydney for AUSPACK PLUS 2013 and between them they will be showcasing new hot and cold glue technology, MAP in-line tray sealers and new ink jet technology.
A new report has found that major food processors are targeting low and middle income areas with their unhealthy products, armed with the knowledge that consumption of unhealthy foods is higher in amongst those societal groups.
A scientist has found a way to reduce packaging waste that creates millions of tonnes of landfill every year: eat the packaging.
As the debate over foreign ownership of prime agricultural land and Australia being Asia’s ‘foodbowl’ rages, a new review by a leading farming group has found that the land needs to be preserved.
More than 70 packaging technologists, engineers and designers came together across three states in one week to look at ways to improve Shelf Friendly Packaging (SFP).