The latest freeze-drying techniques mean food manufacturers can eliminate the cost and carbon footprint of transporting food by eliminating water content, while retaining flavour and nutrients.
Organic banana-grower cooperative Pacific Coast Produce has teamed with Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to find ways to reduce in-transit waste and deliver fruit of reliable quality.
China is boosting its resilience to supply-chain shocks by building high-tech vegetable-growing facilities close to cities across the nation.
A new model of grocery shopping is emerging in the US, similar to the door-dashery that’s been happening in Chinese cities now for some time.
Chinese company Shandong AWT Biotech has created a safe, healthy stimulant that, added to mango storage boxes, turns them into ‘mobile ripening chambers’, enabling suppliers to ripen mangoes fast, anytime, anywhere.
An investor-inspiring recent read from food-supply-chain technology specialists Culterra Capital delves into the important but oft-overlooked ‘in-between’ world of food supply-chain tech.
The federal government’s Supply Chain Resilience Initiative, part of its Modern Manufacturing Initiative, has been canvassing industry views on supply-chain vulnerabilities. It will use these to develop roadmaps for each identified ‘priority area’.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for shorter, more resilient supply chains and for diversified, fresh and locally-grown food, says a recent story in the Financial Times.
On 15 November 2020, Australia signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), alongside China, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and all the ASEAN nations, together comprising the world’s biggest trading bloc.
Capitalising on significant opportunities for economic development will require re-tooling the region’s supply chains to make them more collaborative, connected and high-tech, finds a CRC for Developing Northern Australia study.