An indigenous Australian tree plant, used for tens of thousands of years by Aborigines before being forgotten after the arrival of Europeans Down Under, has the Sydney Olympics to thank...
Australia’s “bush tucker” industry needs a new business model that includes commercial cultivation in order to reach its potential, according to a South Australian academic.
The China-Australia free-trade agreement might significantly improve market access for Australian processed foods to China but, according to one minister, it could also prompt price inflation to hurt domestic consumers.
Coca-Cola Amatil has signed up actor Jean Claude Van Damme in a multi-million dollar campaign to plug the launch of Coors Light Draft in Australia.
Iraq needs an additional US$38.5m in agricultural aid if it is to avoid collapse, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has warned.
Soaring demand from China and an extremely steep rise in prices has distorted the market for the Peruvian botanical maca to the point where non Chinese buyers have been all...
India’s import bill for edible oils this year is expected to increase by 50% due to sizeable shortfall in its own oil seeds production in as a result of El...
Australians are drinking less alcohol than their trans-Tasman neighbours, and doing so less often than they did five years ago, research has found.
India could be the ‘new China’ for food and drink manufacturers looking to increase margins and supply emerging markets in Asia, two industry experts have claimed.
Asia, Africa and Latin America will consume an ever increasing share of liquid dairy products, according to Tetra Pak.
Bulla is still the top-selling frozen dairy brand in Australia, even if many Australians have become less tempted to put tubs and cartons of ice cream in the trolley.
Drinks boating polyphenols and other ingredients that boost brain health are winning over more adult consumers, according to market analyst, Canadean.
The Australian butcher is safe in spite of growing competition from supermarkets, as consumers continue to buy meat from speciality retailers, especially in cities.
Kuwait has the world’s highest percentage of obese people – 42.8% of its population is obese – and the next four fattest countries are also from the Middle East region,...
Each day this week, FoodNavigator-Asia will be looking at elements of Australia’s complementary health industry, and assessing its progress in the face of a regulatory system that might well be...
Ingredients suppliers should target India’s sweet and savory snacks sector because it’s untapped and brimming with potential, says Euromonitor International.
The palm oil sector makes a clear contribution to the economies of producer countries – but it also contributes to the economy in importing markets, according to a new report.
Usana Health Sciences recorded a sales decline in the United States in its Q3 2014 earnings statement that was more than offset by rapid growth in China. The numbers have...
Massey University will be the site of the New Zealand Government’s Food Safety Science and Research Centre planned to open in mid-2015.
Tate & Lyle used the recent Food Ingredients-Asia trade event in Jakarta as a springboard for its mounting ambitions in the country of 250 million people as well as other...
Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific has announced plans to build a multi-million dollar packaging plant in the Philippines.
Sydney researchers have blasted junk food brands for targeting young social media users to promote unhealthy food after identifying the scale of the issue.
Probiotic ingredient supplier Ganeden Biotech is expanding its horizons, and is looking to foreign markers for additional growth.
Resmi International has recalled Manjilas Tapioca Chips Spicy in Australia due to high levels of hydrocyanic acid.
Foodborne illness has declined 17% overall in Australia but the number of Salmonella and Campylobacter cases has risen.