A new plant-based meat report has highlighted the sector’s health merits over conventional processed meats, but stressed they should not replace whole foods such as legumes, vegetables or moderate amounts of meat as staples for a balanced diet.
Western Meat Packers Group has welcomed a Western Australia (WA) Government grant for $300,000 to further facilitate the processing of offal and other products at its Western Meat Processors’ Cowaramup abattoir operation as part of a $10m expansion.
The European Union (EU)’s recent demands that Australia remove food product names it claims are protected under the Geographical Indication (GI) scheme, such as feta or gruyere cheese, has angered the country’s F&B industry, but the government insists...
The Australian macadamia industry has released research findings showing that consumers are increasingly snacking to destress or unwind, which has set the stage for the second round of the Macadamia Innovation Challenge.
Australia’s meat exports to the Middle East are booming, up 11% year-on-year in 2014-15 and up 5% in the first six months of this fiscal year alone, according to the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Australia needs to focus more on the Middle East as a long-term beef export destination, according to Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO Suzannah Moss-Wright, as exports to the region climb.
The recent ban on imports of Australian beef to Russia has resulted in a sharp rise in the price of beef on the domestic market. In particular, the price for high-quality marbled beef in Moscow has jumped from RUB810 (US$22.50) to RUB1,600 (US$44.50),...
Russia is considering the possibility of implementing a total ban on beef imports from Australia after recent lab tests on the meat revealed the presence of ractopamine and trenbolone, the use of which is strictly forbidden by the country’s veterinary...
The palm oil labelling bill in Australia is entering its next phase, with the House of Representatives set to vote on whether it becomes law – and the current government saying it intends to oppose it.
A survey into the levels of colourings in food products in Australia showed usage far below the maximum permitted levels (MPL); FSANZ says this shows there is no public health risk associated with their use.
Australia, the world's second largest wheat exporter, may be facing
up to a 30 per cent fall in its grain production this year, says a
report released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural
and Resource Economies...
The Australian food industry was likely to remain an importer of
innovative food and drink technology rather than an exporter, the
chairman of consumer product giant Unilever's Australasian
operations said on Friday, according...
Rating agency slapped a negative outlook on Australian food company
Burns Philp & Co as the ingredients company, that integrated
food giant Goodman Fielder last year, unveiled a 9 per cent drop in
2003-04 first half profits.
The Australia and New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council
met in Perth on Friday, resulting in a number of important policy
decisions concerning maximum residue levels, ethylene oxide, GM
food labelling and iodine deficiency.