‘Healthy diet’ linked to lower risk of chronic lung disease, study Eating a diet rich in whole grains, polyunsaturated fats and nuts – and low in red and processed meat, refined grains and sugary...

Potato chips remain Australia’s favourite snack food When it comes to the nation’s most popular snacks, it seems Australians’ tastes tend more towards savoury than sweet. Potato chips are a favourite...

Key trends for Australian and New Zealand consumers in 2015, Mintel Consumer rights, health and technology are among key consumer trends for Australia and New Zealand in 2015, according to Mintel’s Senior...

Mediterranean diet, olive oil and nuts can help reverse metabolic syndrome, study For people with metabolic syndrome, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts may help reverse...

Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to smaller risk of coronary heart disease Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study from the University...

AFGC State of the Industry report finds industry is ‘resilient’ but still facing challenges Food and grocery suppliers’ industry representative body the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)...

Maxwell Foods launches snacks for children in Australia with popular children’s icon Peppa Pig Australian food brand Maxwell Foods has launched a range of fruit and nut snack foods branded with popular...

Harvest Box launches fruit and nut snack packs in Coles supermarkets Having sent almost two million healthy snacks to every postcode in Australia, snack food company Harvest Box has responded to feedback...

Mediterranean diet effects on cognitive decline differs by race While the Mediterranean diet may have broad health benefits, its impact on cognitive decline differs among race-specific populations, according...

Study finds almonds may have ‘superfood’ qualities Eating almonds as part of a regular diet may reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels health, according to researchers from...