A new study confirms Australia’s wild rice to be the most closely related to the ancient ancestor of all species of rice, and its unique genetics may help boost rice production as well as aid global food security.
New Zealand's Plant & Food Research's rapid response to the vine-killing kiwifruit disease Psa - which has helped exports of the fruit increase by 20% - has received the Prime Minister’s Science Prize .
A high-protein Jerky manufacturer and a gluten-free nut butter firm are among the five start-ups on Chobhani’s Australia's first incubator scheme, each of which has been warded $100,000 in equity-free funding.
Getting buy-in from freight-forwarders, ports and shipping firms is crucial to maximise the food industry potential for blockchain to fight counterfeit goods, according to one start-up, which has formed a consortium to boost use of the technology.
Thailand’s CP Foods has achieved double-digit growth in Australia since entering the country in 2012, and is now targeting sales success in New Zealand as it seeks greater “expansion and diversification” down under.
Auckland-based meat substitute producer Sunfed Meats, which has consistently sold out its Chicken Free Chicken in New Zealand, is in the midst of a series A capital raise to significantly expand production to meet growing local and overseas demand, and...
Allergen labelling regulations in Australia need a complete overhaul, claims a new report, which argues the current voluntary use of 'may contain traces' statements are not adequately protecting consumers.