A growing number of food and beverage manufacturers from around the globe are incorporating ancient grains in the ingredients lists of their new product launches, with quinoa and chia experiencing impressive growth.
According to the annual industry forecast, 12 Key Trends 2014, weight wellness, slow energy and naturally functional foods will be key drivers for growth opportunities within food manufacturing throughout the next 12 months.
During a whirlwind agribusiness tour of South Australia, Food magazine was lucky enough to be able to meet some of Australia’s leading scientists in crop science and viticulture, whose research focuses on how the South Australian and Australian agricultural sectors can best prepare for a changing climate.
A new research project involving scientists from universities across Australia has been launched with the aim of ensuring the sustainability of the Sydney rock oyster and Australia’s east coast aquaculture industry.
Sugar Australia has launched a new website aiming to provide evidence-based information on sugar, health and nutrition to consumers, healthcare professionals and food manufacturers.
Australians under the age of 35 are losing their appetite for soft drinks, with those aged 35 to 49 now the most likely to consume soft drink in an average week.
The second Cirrus Media Industrials online poll suggests that those in the industry believe it’s too early to say that things are improving for manufacturers, despite September being the first month of growth since June 2011.
Aldi is at the back of the pack when it comes to which supermarkets are stocking the brands consumers want, with just 29 percent of the chain’s customers satisfied with what’s available.
Weet-Bix and Cadbury are among Australia’s most trusted brands, according to a Reader’s Digest survey.
Research released from Roy Morgan has found that despite a decline in the instant coffee market, Nescafe remains a favourite amongst Australian consumers.
Packaging has a vital role to play in minimising food waste in the supply chain, according to new research by RMIT University.
While there has been a drop in the number of Australians buying snack foods in recent years, the humble potato chip still reigns supreme in the popularity stakes.
A group of 20 leading researchers have joined to research and understand food allergies and intolerances in Australia
The University of Tasmania has announced the launch of a new Centre for Food Innovation, and says the facility will help boost the state’s high quality food exports.
Internationally renowned scientist Paul Bertsch has been appointed as the new chief of CSIRO Land and Water.
John West tuna owner Simplot has responded to its negative listing on the Greenpeace canned tuna guide 2012, saying it “has been working towards improving the sustainability of John West’s products for many years.”
The maker of energy drink Monster Energy are being sued by the family of a teenager who died from heart complications after consuming two cans of the product.
While most Australians will say they are environmentally aware and want to improve sustainability, new research has found it is not often a factor considered when purchasing decisions are made.
Health experts have slammed the self-regulation of the food industry, saying children are being bombarded with advertisements for junk food.
Australia’s commercial kangaroo industry is the world’s largest consumptive mammalian wildlife industry.