IBISWorld’s business information analysts have revealed the top five Australian industries expected to grow and shrink in 2017-18, and food sectors have made it onto both lists.
Sales of carbonated soft drinks (CSD) in Australia are under continued pressure as consumers reconsider their sugar intake, new research shows.
Working the graveyard shift or even pulling an all-nighter is an everyday reality for many employees in industries like entertainment, healthcare, security or transportation. This can be challenging for anyone. It is also hard to feel revitalized or rested enough to head back to work the next day – not to mention doing it again … Continue reading Healthy eating for shift workers
Sugar Research Australia has released a comprehensive report on its performance for the 2016/17 financial year, with this publication explaining how SRA has delivered return on investment for its industry and government investors.
Indonesia has implemented its earlier agreement to reduce tariffs on the import of Australian raw sugar, strengthening opportunities for Australia’s sugar exporters.
Thirty-four leading community, public health, medical and academic groups have united to call for urgent Federal Government action to address Australia’s serious obesity problem.
A solution from Alvi Technologies is helping sugar refining plants ensure efficient processing through proper pH control.
Sugar Research Australia is seeking new and innovative research ideas that will help improve the productivity, profitability, and sustainability of Australian sugarcane growers and millers.
A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed around 70 per cent of packaged foods contain added sugar.
SRA has released its new five-year Strategic Plan, following an extensive development and consultation process with growers, millers, government investors, and other stakeholders.
An international study led by ANU has found that as sugary drinks consumption increased the risk of type 2 diabetes also increased, independently of obesity and weight gain. The study, which used a new statistical technique called mediation analysis, found thousands of cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented every year in Thailand if … Continue reading Sugary drinks increase diabetes risk regardless of obesity – research
Desserts hold a special place in our hearts – and on the dining tables – of Asian households.
Sugar Research Australia SRA has developed a new tool for sugarcane growers to help select the right fertiliser blend that matches the nutritional requirements of their paddocks.
Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has added expertise and capacity to its sugarcane breeding program with the appointment of experienced plant breeder, Dr Jason Eglinton. Breeding new and improved sugarcane varieties for the Australian industry is the single biggest area of research investment that SRA makes on behalf of SRA investors, delivering varieties that are suited … Continue reading Sugar Research Australia gets plant breeding boost
Some of us can definitely say we have a sweet tooth. Whether it’s cakes, chocolates, cookies, lollies or soft drinks, our world is filled with intensely pleasurable sweet treats. Sometimes eating these foods is just too hard to resist. As a nation, Australians consume, on average, 60 grams (14 teaspoons) of table sugar (sucrose) a … Continue reading Fact or fiction – is sugar addictive?
Sugar Research Australia (SRA) will have a new research farm in the Southern growing region with the purchase of a new property at Welcome Creek. This will allow SRA able to focus its research activities to one site and will allow the transition from the previous research facility at Ashfield Road at Kalkie. In 2016, SRA sold … Continue reading SRA to continue long-term sugar research at new Bundaberg location
Sugar Research Australia SRA has announced the appointment of Dr Frikkie Botha to lead its research division, filling the pivotal role of Executive Manager, Technology.
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.
The Grattan Institute report, A sugary drinks tax: recovering the community costs of obesity, estimates that community or “third party” costs of obesity were about A$5.3 billion in 2014/15.