Fonterra has increased is 2016/17 forecasted farmgate milk price by 15 cents to $6.15 per kilogram of milk solid. Chairman of Fonterra, John Wilson, said the increase reflects the strong fundamentals supporting...

A fibre-rich diet has been linked to a lowered risk of developing painful knee osteoarthritis. It is the second time in recent months that fibre has been connected to surprising health benefits. In March...

Demand for infant formula in China is “poised for impressive growth” market research group, Mintel, has said. According to Mintel, demand for infant formula will have a compound annual growth rate...

Food technology is all about piling your plate with safer, cheaper, fresher, more nutritious and environmentally friendly edibles. Continuing in the tradition of older cousins such as decaffeination and...

Global consumer goods producer, Unilever, has developed new technology which will allow it to recycle plastic sachet waste. The technology, named CreaSolv Process, has been developed with the Fraunhofer...

Malaysian stevia sweetener producer, PureCircle, says its revenue for the 2017 financial year will be “materially below market expectations” after it was unable to ship its product into the US for...

Those prescribing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen are being asked to consider their necessity with new research finding they could increase heart attack risk within the first week...

Mondelez International says it is considering closing its Cadbury chocolate factory in Dunedin in 2018. If the closure goes ahead, operations will be moved to existing Australian sites and approximately...

Offering year-long weight loss classes could be the key to keeping thousands of people out of hospitals says a new study conducted in the United Kingdom. Published online last week in The Lancet Journal,...

Unnecessarily avoiding gluten could be harming your heart says the authors behind a new study published online by the British Medical Journal today. Only those with Coeliac Disease need to avoid gluten,...