Australia is slowly developing a love affair for bottled water, with sales figures indicating it is Australia’s fastest growing beverage. Over the past six years consumption has increased, on average,...

The energy drink market has been growing considerably over the past five years with the success of Red Bull symbolic of the potential of the sector. However, as more competitors enter, the need for product...

As a host of companies seek to provide health supplements to their products amid concern over the obesity epidemic, a couple of major US confectionery companies have opted into the cosmetics industry. Wrigley,...

A new horizontal pillow-pack machine Pack-401 by Tevopharm for use with confectionery and food products can produce an output of up to 400 products per minute and provide optional integration of Delta...

The efforts of one man 25 years ago to bring a native plant from Paraguay to the United States is on the verge of changing the way America eats. Available online and in US grocery store aisles for the...

New research has established that a Mediterranean diet could help prevent Type-2 diabetes – a disease which is becoming more prevalent across Australia. An expert in the health benefits of seafood,...

Food safety hazards, identification and control are the focus of the Food Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2008/09 produced by Pro-Visual Publishing in collaboration with Food Science Australia. The...

A report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that cocoa flavanols, which are naturally occurring plant compounds, may provide benefits to people with Type 2 Diabetes. The...

Checkpoint Systems and Sealed Air Cryovac have reportedly created the first integrated and automated anti-theft tagging system for direct contact with fresh food products. The combination of Checkpoint’s...

The US Candy Expo was held in Chicago last week with the world’s biggest names in candy showing off their latest creations. Mars Inc. signalled their intentions to improve their share of the premium...