The Australian cricket team will not be the only Australian icon on British shores this northern summer. The Hills Cider Company, South Australia’s largest producer of artisan ciders, has sent...
As Australian authorities review the way they regulate complementary medicines, they could uncover a real opportunity to implement more harmonisation between countries. It just needs to be found if this...
Finnish dairy Valio has sealed a deal that will give Australian manufacturers "easy access" to its low-lactose and lactose-free milk powders.
Consumer confidence highest in six months
Australian food and beverage firm Lion has opened what it claims is now the largest specialty cheese manufacturing facility in the Southern hemisphere.
Australians still haven’t got a taste for UHT and long-life milk, even it if is widely consumed by much of the rest of the world, and is especially popular among...
The New Zealand Commerce Commission is to investigate Fonterra's impact on competition in the country's dairy sector.
Ten years of drought isn't a good thing. It doesn't help the bottom line of farmers or the health of a river system. It does, however, get a lot of...
An exciting new area of research involves the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the phyto-cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD).
New Zealand’s investments in Saudi Arabia’s agricultural sector have come under scrutiny following revelations they may have been intended as compensation for a ban on live animal exports.
The flavor of Welch’s famous Concord grape no longer is limited to juices, jellies and purees, but can now be found in concentrated fruit pieces and pastes that can easily...
Fonterra has completed construction of a new plant at is Clandeboye site - an investment that doubles its production of individual quick frozen (IQF) grated mozzarella.
The total number of deaths caused by high salt intake in Victoria is six times higher than the Australian state’s annual road toll, according to its health promotor.
A single dose of a multivitamin and mineral and herbal supplement may reduce stress in healthy older women, says a new study from Australia.
In the wake of Mother’s Day last weekend, it is worth reflecting on research that has confirmed how many more women than men buy their household’s groceries, with mothers the...
Murray Goulburn shareholders have voted in favour of listing the dairy cooperative on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Asian countries led by China will dominate global wine consumption in the next three years, leading to dramatically changing markets that will see Australia among the main beneficiaries.
Australians are drinking less alcohol now than at any time in the last 50 years, according to official figures.
New Zealand is treating the sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) infant formula contamination threat - detailed in blackmail letters to Fonterra and Federated Farmers - as "live."
A new tool is helping reduce the cost and time of transporting cattle in Australia, which can account for up to 40% of the market price.
Australia’s push to re-define its agricultural produce under a unified name - ‘True Aussie’ that signifies products are clean, green and safe - is helping the country’s meat exporters, claim...
A green energy initiative by the Japanese meat processor NH Foods at its Oakey Beef Exports plant in Australiahas been hailed as a “poster child” for food producers worldwide.
Australian wine exports to China are continuing to recover, and in some quarters are even experiencing record sales, according to industry figures released this week.
The University of Canterbury’s school of health sciences is conducting ground-breaking research into a Renaissance medico-pharmaceutical text that could hold invaluable recipes for healthy nutrition.
Synlait Milk has commercialised a "sleep promoting" milk powder, produced using milk collected from cows in the hours of darkness, following a clinical trial.