Manufacturers ‘gambling’ on the increasing influence of health, Canadean The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry might think some trends, including a trend towards ‘healthier’ items, are...

A scheme that offered a health insurance rebate that lowers the cost for healthier supermarket foods, such as fruit and vegetables and wholegrain foods, has been successful in improving the diets of shoppers....

US-based Innova Market Insights has revealed the growing presence of the antioxidant, resveratrol, in food and beverage products. Following other popular food trends such as the addition of acai berry...

Less than half of Australian parents prepare fresh fruit for their family on a daily basis, according to a new report released today by Australian Pineapples. The Australian Pineapples Family Nutrition...

An Australian survey by leading consumer advocacy group CHOICE has found that many food manufacturers are using a “trade mark law loophole” to label food as “healthy,” even if they are high in...

The musical group, The Wiggles, which began in Australia and has become an international phenomenon singing to children around the world, has just released its own food range. The concept is not just...

Go Grains Health & Nutrition, Australia’s independent voice for grain foods and legumes in health and nutrition, has freshened up its image with a new name and logo.  From today, the organisation...

A new study from Stanford University’s School of Medicine, in the US, has found perinatal and pregnant women who consume a healthy diet stand a lesser risk of having a baby with birth defects. In the...

Australia’s regulatory agency for medical drugs, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) today warned health professionals and consumers against topiramate, an anti-epilepsy drug, being used for...

In an interesting development today, fast food chain Hungry Jack’s announced that it would be offering broccoli alongside its burgers. Aaron McKie, CEO of Hungry Jack’s said the broccoli would be served...