New biochemical evidence shows that the cereal grain sorghum is a safe food for people with coeliac disease, according to new research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. The new...

The world’s biggest ever study of food allergies, which is spearheaded by the University of Manchester and supported by industry players such as Unilever and Eurofins, began on Friday 22 March 2013. The...

A United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN FAO) report, ‘Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition’, has found that protein from dairy is nutritionally superior to protein from...

The National Food Plan green paper released by Australian agriculture minister Senator Joe Ludwig earlier this week foreshadows a major role for Australia in meeting global food shortfalls. Australia’s...

The North American drought devastating American corn crops and wheat crops is creating export opportunities for Australian food processors despite the high Australian dollar. Global wheat prices rose...

Australia’s total goods and services exports soared 10.2% in 2011 to AU$313.3 billion – the first time exports have reached over AU$300 billion during any 12 month period, according to ‘Composition...

 A team of Australian scientists involving the University of Adelaide have bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25 per cent on salty soils. As the problem...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a consultation paper seeking submissions from stakeholders on global agribusiness Viterra’s proposed auction system for the use of...

Victoria is Australia’s leading agricultural exporter, according to its Department of Primary Industries report released this week for the 12 months financial year ending 30 June 2011. Over the 12 months...

Australian researchers are hoping to produce new wheat varieties that contain higher levels of protein and extra ‘functionality’, without requiring additional fertiliser. They say their research will...