Fresh air, agricultural expertise, research resources… and NZ$100m
(€48m) funding: BioPacificVentures is proposing an attractive
package to European and American functional food start-ups that are
prepared to relocate all or part...
Joint health from sheeps' wool, kiwi fruit crossed with berries and
calcium-boosting bone extract… innovative ingredients from a small
Pacific archipelago are starting to make a disproportionately big
impact in the world of nutrition.
Blackcurrants have already earned a reputation amongst the
healthiest fruits thanks to a high antioxidant content. But in New
Zealand, where five per cent for the world's crop is grown,
researchers have been investigating ways...
New laws on genetically modified foodstuffs ushered into Europe
earlier this year may be tough, but Australia and New Zealand's
joint food watchdog claims that their own rules are among the
toughest, following an extensive review...
Food fortification, health claims and genetically modified foods
were tabled at a recent meeting of ministers in Australia and New
Zealand gathering together to tackle food policy. The ministers
agreed on a policy guideline for food...
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.
The Burns Philp - Goodman Fielder saga continues with the news
today that the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has
cleared the hostile bid from Australian ingredients company for
Australia's largest food company.
The Australian and New Zealand food agency (FSANZ) today invited
individuals and organisations to comment on an application that it
has received to vary its brand new Food Standards Code to
permit the sale of formulated beverages...
An attempt by a food ingredients billionaire to take over New
Zealand's second biggest dairy company could head into difficulties
if a farmers' collective wins the day, reports local New Zealand
paper The Evening Post.
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) this week called
for public comment on a number of proposed changes to the Food
Standards Code, including new requirements for making nutrition
claims, an extension to the folate/neural...
The Australian Commerce Commission has received an application from
one of Australia's largest food companies, National Foods, to
acquire up to 100 per cent of the issued shares of New Zealand
Dairy Foods (NZDF).
New Zealand Milk has signed agreements giving it responsibility for
handling 70 per cent of exports of skimmed milk powder from the
United States, and giving it a key role in the Mexican dairy