Queensland producer Stuart McGruddy has been awarded a Hort Innovation Churchill Fellowship to explore how Australia’s berry industry can capitalise on the value-adding opportunities in freezing soft berry fruits.
South Australia’s Agricultural Picking Technology (APT) created AgPick three years ago to monitor harvest activities electronically. Under COVID-19 WHS restrictions, it’s proving to be a useful picker tracking tool, too.
Research bodies including universities, CSIRO and CRCs; female-led start-ups; and those seeking STEM careers are all beneficiaries in the 2020-21 Federal Budget.
The 2020-2021 Budget has much to offer Australia’s farmers and food producers, providing funds for major infrastructure, regional manufacturing, better connectivity and more, says our peak farming body.
In this panel discussion hosted by Food&Beverage Industry News, keynote speakers from industry discuss COVID-19’s likely impact on food and beverage manufacturing going forward.
FIAL has brought together experts and decision-makers from across the food and agribusiness value chain, including Future Food Systems CRC, to contribute to its Roadmap to 2030.
CRC participant UNSW is known for prodigious research output in science, technology and engineering – as evidenced by this year’s Research Superstar rankings. QUT’s no slouch in the STEM stakes, either.
The Faculty of Engineering’s Professor Joe Dong has been shortlisted for the prestigious Global Energy Prize for his work on creating a stable, sustainable power supply for Australia – and potentially, the world.
With plant-based food and beverage formulations trending, UNSW food scientists’ comparison of the emulsifying properties of dairy and plant proteins – or a mix of the two – is timely.
World-leading ANPC scientists are investigating metabolic pathways and inflammatory profiles in pregnant women, infants and young children as a way to predict future disease and conditions such as allergies, obesity and mental health.