The hunt is on for fine wines across Australia worthy of raising a glass to, with entries for the prestigious Royal Queensland Wine Show (RQWS) opening today. Chief Judge David Bicknell will lead a team of expert judges for his second year at the helm, as they sniff, swirl and taste their way through the … Continue reading Entries set to pour in for Australia’s best wine
Asahi Beverages, comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s most successful beverage businesses, including Schweppes Australia, Asahi Premium Beverages, Independent Liquor and The Better Drinks Co., has awarded Dematic a contract to build a high bay warehouse storage facility. The warehouse in Heathwood, Queensland, will consist of a satellite storage solution containing six aisles of … Continue reading Dematic scores Asahi contract
Last Friday , over 170 people from the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA), the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) and the QLD Supply Chain and Logistics Conference (QSCLC) spent their Christmas Party packing over 1100 hampers for Foodbank to provide to those in need during … Continue reading Packaging & supply chain bodies pack Xmas hampers worth $120,000
Bestech Australia has introduced the OX2/231, an oxygen permeability tester to determine oxygen transmission rate of film and package products, including plastic films, composite films, sheeting, plastic bottles, plastic bags and other packages. This is important to ensure the food product maintains a long shelf life. It comes with 2 test modes for both films … Continue reading Oxygen permeability tester for food and package makers
Nestlé researchers have found a way to structure sugar in such a way that, even when much less is used in chocolate, the tongue perceives an almost identical sweetness.
HealthShare NSW is reaping the benefits of using the National Product Catalogue (NPC) and Smart Media as a preferred method of managing and exchanging data with trading partners.
High fat, low fat, no carb, more carb: when it comes to getting information on eating to manage high blood cholesterol, confusion reigns.
A collaboration of Australia’s leading scientists, clinicians and health organisations has produced health targets for Australia’s population to reach by the year 2025.
Public health advocates meeting in Parliament House will call for a 20 per cent levy on sugar sweetened beverages as part of a broader list of 10 health priorities for Australia.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has slammed the proposal to introduce a sugar tax and said eating less and exercise are the ways to reduce obesity.
A forensic accountant has alleged that dairy processor Murray Goulburn may have overstated its earnings and even lost money in the last financial year. It was claimed in early November that its treatment of the milk supplier support program in its accounts was wrong. This in turn has led to dairy farmers doubting whether they’ll get repaid, … Continue reading Did milk processor overstate its accounts?
It’s no wonder people are confused about whether it’s good to eat cheese, when even food experts are divided.
Coca-Cola has announced details of Powerade’s new Australian Summer campaign ‘Smash the Sweat’. The campaign is designed to encourage consumers to smash the sticky, humid conditions associated with the season through the launch of limited edition Powerade sport-themed ‘shrink packs’ aimed at generating cut-through during the key summer period. The strategy, said the company, revolves around … Continue reading Coca-Cola launches Aussie summer ‘sweat smasher’ with sports stars
Almost half of Australian consumers say they wished there were more ‘all-natural’ food products on the shelves, research has revealed.
Recommendations about what we should eat are often conflicting and the source of advice not always transparent.
The chains that fared worst in our study were those positioning themselves as “healthier” – such as a popular juice chain and a popular salad chain.
A recent editorial in the journal Open Heart suggests many of us have it all wrong when it comes to the balance of fats we eat.
Being a “locavore” means choosing food that is grown locally, and is one way that you can help ensure there is more food to go around.
Diets high in refined sugar and saturated fat not only contribute to weight gain and associated health issues, but also have a profoundly detrimental impact on brain function.
Monash University’s Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is providing a free online course designed to help members of the public better understand food and health.