INDIKA Fernando is assessing thousands of bananas as part of his PhD research into avoiding damage to the fruit on its supply chain journey. In 2017, Indika followed 30,000 bananas across three key supply...

Coles says it will absorb price impact after cyclone wipes out Carnarvon banana crop Australian supermarket Coles has indicated it will offer assistance to banana growers in the Carnarvon region of Western...

Queensland faces banana fungal danger while WA bananas suffer cyclone wipeout The Australian banana industry has ramped up biosecurity measures as tests have confirmed a case of Panama Tropical Race 4...

Bananas deemed "too unhealthy" for monkeys If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to diet after your festive blow-out, here’s a tip from a bunch of monkeys – avoid the bananas. Animals...

The ‘Banana Bar’, a specially designed fresh banana vending machine launched earlier this year by a Queensland banana grower, has expanded its network of machines. Australian Food News reported in...

A Turkish teen whose science project developed a method to make bioplastic for electrical insulation cables from banana peels has won the second annual Scientific American Science in Action Award. The...

A banana grower in Queensland has launched a specially designed fresh banana vending machine in a Brisbane food court. MacKays Bananas, a family-owned banana growing business, designed the ‘Banana Bar’...

The Australian banana industry is gearing up for a new campaign that aims to transform the humble banana into Australia’s number one ‘energy food’ within three years. The multi-platform campaign...

Australia’s peak banana industry body has expressed outrage over the Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift a quarantine restriction protecting the rest of Australia’s banana industry from...

A major research program aimed at protecting Australia’s AU$450 million banana industry has been launched by a team of scientists, led by the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation...