‘Fifth taste’ Umami makes low-fat peanut butter taste better, study The umami taste could have an important and beneficial role in health, according to Japanese research. A series of studies published...

Red meat prices already on the rise as farmers restock and Japanese agreement comes in The Australian red meat industry has seen cattle and sheep prices soar, as it welcomes the news that the Japan-Australia...

Productivity Commission calls for sellers of dairy products to share in on-farm investment Australia’s federal government Productivity Commission has found that on-farm investment was “crucial” to...

Milk trends and changing of Australians’ tastes, IBISWorld Trends driving milk production revenue in Australia to more than $4 billion include increasing export markets, changing palates and increased...

Kewpie has launched a new range in Australia Japanese mayonnaise brand Kewpie has launched its new Wasabi flavoured mayonnaise and Japanese salad dressings in Australia. The Kewpie range, which is distributed...

Wine exports set to grow in Japan after free trade agreement The signing of a Japan Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) by Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Tony Abbott “opens the door for...

More Australian vegetables to hit Asian markets Containers of world-class Australian vegetables have left for Singaporean and Taiwanese shores, following the industry’s most successful Reverse Trade...

The future of functional food regulation, Canadean Strict regulations on health claims have made Europe a centre for clinical trials in the functional food market. Japan, on the contrary, has become a...

The Australian Brewery has broken into the Japanese market Craft brewer The Australian Brewery has expanded its global reach with successful negotiations to supply to Japan. The Australian Brewery said...

A vegetarian diet may reduce blood pressure Eating a vegetarian diet appears to be associated with lower blood pressure, and the diets can also be used to reduce blood pressure, according to research from...