Researchers have found that consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a reduction in total mortality.
On the basis of caffeine concentrations alone, the recommendation to avoid caffeine after lunch is being a little over cautious.
Adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce has been identified as the best way to protect Cambodian infants against the deadly beriberi disease.
The rise of obesity around the globe has led the World Health Organization (WHO) to urge countries to impose a tax on sugary drinks.
EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, according to results of a comprehensive meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
It’s a long, hot summer’s day and you’re looking forward to an ice cream. But within seconds of your first bite, you feel a headache coming on: a brain freeze. What’s going on? Your brain isn’t literally freezing, or even sensing cold. It can’t sense cold or pain because it lacks its own internal sensory … Continue reading Does my brain really freeze when I eat ice cream?
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.