Megatrend: Woolworths invests $30m in organic food supply chain
WOOLWORTHS is putting its money where our mouths are, investing $30 million to drive supply chain innovation in the organic produce mega-trend. Read More

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Craft brewer claims a first with biodegradable packaging
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Proseal follows Queen’s award with new TTe tray sealer
Foodservice solutions in growing out-of-home breakfast market
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Annual Healthy Food Guide winners announced
THE winners have been announced in an annual healthy food awards event, aiming to cut through the labelling and marketing tricks that can obscure for time-poor shoppers the best products to buy for nutrition, value and taste.
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Voluntary compliance fail: Pregnancy warning labels soon to be mandatory
See how voluntary compliance failed, pregnancy warning labels will soon be mandatory on alcohol products.
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Mad-cow ban lifted, Japanese wagyu targets lucrative Australian market
EVEN though Australia lifted its 17-year ban on Japanese beef imports in May, the amount of Japanese wagyu being imported into the country only makes up a fraction of the Australian beef market.
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Craft brewer claims a first with biodegradable packaging
URBAN Alley Brewery, located in Melbourne’s inner-city Docklands District, launches this week with a purpose.
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Feel free to create tasty food with vegan L-cysteine
WACKER offers the first plant-based L-cysteine that serves as a building block for meaty and savory flavours.
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Proseal follows Queen’s award with new TTe tray sealer
PROSEAL has launched its first tray sealer since winning a Queen’s Award for International Trade 2018.
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Why portioning puts fermented food on new healthy snacking frontier
THE market for foods promising gut health benefits is rich for growth and set for a boost as the recommended daily portion size boosts the functional foods into another trend, healthy snacking.
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Red meat and climate change: A bonanza for low-GHG food marketers
ALREADY bruised and battered by diet and social trends, red meat is required to fight compelling claims of about links between livestock production and catastrophic climate change.
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Live cattle trade rosy, comfort on welfare, city slickers ignorant: report
THE Cattle Council of Australia has returned from a tour of Indonesia declaring there’s a prosperous future for live cattle trade between the two countries.
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Chickpeas are the protein rich ingredient set to star
A skyrocketing interest in chickpeas as a star ingredient in traditionally dairy, bean or wheat-based products is good news for health conscious consumers and for Australian agriculture.
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NZ ponders 20 per cent sugary drink tax
THE conversation in New Zealand about a sugary drink tax, of perhaps 20 per cent, has reached the prime minister’s office.
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Top 10: Australian Food News briefs
HERE’s our top ten list of national and international news briefs.
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New world of competition, earnings growth challenge awaits Coles
OPINION: STRONG future earnings prospects from less capital-intensive businesses is what Wesfarmers seeks, so Coles has to go.
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Wesfarmers seeks growth prospects, cutting Coles loose
WESFARMERS has entered into a trading halt as it provides details on its proposed $20 billion demerger of Coles.
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Foodservice solutions in growing out-of-home breakfast market
AUSTRALIA'S out-of-home breakfast market is currently worth $7.7 billion, and growing, creating demand for solutions for hospitality and foodservice operators..
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Show medals for curry paste newbies
PROVING Royal Agricultural Society shows are more these days than judging sponges, the maker of an Indian and Asian food range - Turban Chopsticks - has come away with eight medals from two shows so far this year.
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Feel Free to Create Tasty Food with Vegan L-Cysteine
Increasingly more people are reducing or even avoiding meat in favor of healthier and more ethically sound alternatives. However, many of the flavor enhancers used are produced from human or animal sources and are therefore not acceptable to vegans or vegetarians. WACKER has developed the perfect solution: vegan L-cysteine based on starch fermentation.
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