Natural formula could extend food shelf life by 1500 per cent A new patented formula will enable fruits and vegetables to remain fresh for up to 10 weeks.  The invention is likely to significantly reduce...

Harris Farm Markets grocer launches ‘Imperfect Picks’ campaign Green grocer Harris Farm Markets has launched ‘Imperfect Picks’, a campaign it said was designed to reduce the impact of food...

The ACCC is proposing to grant authorisation to Melbourne councils for joint organic waste tender The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft determination proposing to...

The new PERES smartphone app indicates whether foods is off A first-of-its-kind handheld device and mobile app that provide information about the freshness and quality of meat, poultry and fish to help...

Looking forward into 2014, the latest trends impacting the food and beverage industry will include moves to reduce food waste and a focus on “regaining consumer trust”, following a year of negative...

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...

Several Melbourne restaurants are set to take part in a new food waste recycling program called ‘City Harvest’, which was launched 30 July 2013. The program, which is supported by the Victorian Government’s...

Representatives from across Europe’s food supply chain have committed to reducing food waste, in line with the European Commission’s goal of halving food waste by 2020. Meanwhile, in Australia, research...

Australian owned and operated food waste equipment company Hungry Giant has developed a new system that might help food manufacturing businesses reduce food waste by up to 90 per cent. According to Hungry...

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has thrown a fancy, five course meal for Government Ministers made entirely of rejected, cosmetically-imperfect food. The dinner in Nairobi, Kenya saw 500...