PEOPLE’S expectations of desserts are continually being lifted. Consumers are now increasingly looking for more sophisticated and indulgent creations, writes Anand Surujpal, general manager of...

ENGLAND’S Oxford University, founded in 1096, and similar institutions are “becoming irrelevant”, says Australia’s Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud, angry about a research proposal to...

RESEARCHERS of an American-based company have manufactured proteins from green algae that are the same as those naturally found in human breast milk. One of the proteins developed by Triton Algae Innovations...

INTENSE sweeteners made from monk fruit extract will soon be available for sale in Australia and New Zealand after an approval this week by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Monk fruit...

WOOLWORTHS’ counter attack to the Coles Little Shop toy promotion begins today and early social media feedback is mixed. But is its success really that important? Well, consider this. The Coles promotion...

WOOLWORTHS Group Limited is entering into a binding agreement to sell its 540 Woolworths-owned fuel convenience sites to EG Group for A$1.725 billion. EG Group is a global leader in fuel and convenience...

THE race is well and truly on between Woolworths and Coles to downsize to convenience-store footprints, with petrol service stations and local grocer real estate being seized for the transformation. As...

SOME companies manufacturing gluten-free foods might need to test their products more frequently, after some samples were found to contain gluten, new Australian research shows. While the majority of gluten-free...

ONE in three Australians are either at risk of getting the potentially fatal Listeria infection themselves or live in a household with someone at risk, says research marking this year’s Australian...

IF women were fed soy-based formula milk when they were babies, they are at increased risk of suffering from severe pain during their menstrual bleeds, according to the latest study to investigate the...