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 .
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.
Three firms are joining forces to bring recyclable, one-way PET beer kegs to the Japanese market in a bid to tap into rising craft beer sales and increasing interest in the on-trend category from industry giants such as Asahi and Kirin.
Beverage manufacturer Fraser and Neave (F&N) and NTUC FairPrice supermarkets in Singapore have launched a ‘reverse vending machine’ to boost environmentally-friendly consumer behaviour in the city state, where household recycling rates remain stubbornly...
Blockchain technology is being introduced to strengthen supply chain management in the fresh and frozen tuna sectors of the Western and Central Pacific region, replacing ad hoc and paper-based records.