Blood orange, a versatile, showy citrus variety beloved by chefs, attracts a price premium – and has potential as a nutraceutical, says Vito Mancini, director of Australia’s largest grower of the fruit, RedBelly Citrus, who reveals the company’s strategy for minimising waste and maximising returns.
Woolworths Group is gearing up to launch a new digital platform offering products and services that cater to increased customer interest in health and wellness.
According to a new report from AMR, the global market for health-promoting Reishi mushrooms will grow at a CAGR of 8.1% between now and 2027 to more than $6.5 billion.
CSIRO has joined forces with Pharmamark Nutrition to produce omega-3 oils from marine microorganisms, delivering a sustainable alternative to wild-fish sourcing of the health-promoting substance.
A new Fight Food Waste CRC project will explore the potential for turning green banana waste into high-nutrient, high-value horse feed.
‘Exceptional opportunities for smaller brands’: Chinese millennials looking for new supplement stars
Australian e-commerce platform BuyNatural believes there are ‘exceptional opportunities’ in China for local dietary supplement brands, with consumers eager to purchase ‘newer and smaller’ brands.
Just eight weeks of supplementation with citrus and olive-leaf extracts led to ‘remarkable’ improvements in heart-health markers, report Spanish scientists. This is good news for growers keen to value-add – and health-conscious consumers.
Australia’s wine industry, keen to maintain its ‘clean, green’ image; is working with the Fight Food Waste CRC in a bid to turn ‘waste product’ grape marc into high-value nutriceutical grape seed extract.
This useful continuing compilation provides ‘rolling updates and breaking news on the implications of COVID-19 for the food sector’ from across William Reed Business Media’s B2B titles.
Gencor Pacific is embarking on a human trial in Australia to validate the immunity-boosting ability of Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) against the backdrop of the rising demand for immunity supplements amid the worldwide spread of COVID-19.