Power outages this summer could cost supermarkets hundreds of thousands of dollars in damaged or destroyed fresh food.A sudden brown-out or black-out, with increasing numbers of homes and buildings drawing...

Victorian-based Cool Change Natural Spring Water has launched Australia’s first beverage (spring water) packaged in a bottle made from plants, as they seek to “go green” in an industry...

Buderim Ginger has been awarded $245,100 to create an allergy-free ginger product, Queensland’s Industry Minister, Desley Boyle, announced this week.The funding, from the State Government’s...

PakSense, Inc., an innovator in sensory solutions for packaging, announced at the recent Produce Marketing Association’s annual Fresh Summit convention that it will release a wireless version of...

The CSIRO Food Futures Flagship has developed an automated instrument for accurately predicting glycemic index (GI) and resistant starch (RS) in food products. The prototype device is an in vitro (bench...

While human consumption of lupins is presently at a very low level, with most of the crop sold to intensive animal industries, it has exciting potential for human use and a growing national and international...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has invited individuals and organisations with an interest in the regulation of food to provide information and comment on two applications to amend the Australia...

The Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, Chris Bowen, has announced a package of measures providing criminal sanctions for serious cartel conduct, including providing...

This week, Coon, the iconic Australian Cheddar cheese block, launched new resealable packaging, representing a market first for the popular everyday cheese block segment. The innovation is designed to...

Queensland scientists are developing a type of corn that could slow the progression of age-related blindness.Queensland Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries, Tim Mulherin, said a DPI&F team...