In its Australia crop report – February 2020, ABARES says production prospects for summer crops in Queensland and northern New South Wales remain well below average. Peter Gooday, acting executive director of ABARES, said that this is an extremely trying time for many crop growers, especially those in New South Wales and Queensland. “Summer crop … Continue reading Crop production hit by unfavourable seasonal conditions
Leveraging climate finance to scale climate-smart rice production is the cornerstone of global food security and urgently needed to avert civil unrest, a new report by Earth Security Group (ESG) has found. Proposing three innovative finance solutions to support sustainable rice production in line with the Paris Agreement climate targets, Financing Sustainable Rice for a … Continue reading Investment in climate-smart rice production is the cornerstone of global food security
Volunteers are needed for Charles Sturt University (CSU) research investigating the antioxidant and anti-inflamatory potential of coloured rice. CSU PhD student Ms Esther Callcott from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Centre for Functional Grains (FGC) said, “Inflammation and free radical damage has been correlated with the development of major lifestyle diseases such as … Continue reading Next step in research into potential health benefits of coloured rice
Worldwide production of food, beverages and medicinal plants could become cheaper and more reliable using information from a germination breakthrough by La Trobe University and the University of Western Australia scientists.
Monopoly rice exporter SunRice has put its planned float on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on hold because of a review by one of its joint venture partners.
SunRice’s Brown Rice Chips won the Gluten Free Snack category while SunRice Street Snacks took out the Heat and Serve ‐ Snacks/Sides category.
The Bühler Group is continuing to strengthen its leadership in rice processing, handling and storage capabilities.
According to a story in The Lead, the demand for an ancient superfood is being met by an Adelaide company.