A just-commenced CRC project involving Murdoch University’s ANPC, WA DPIRD, global scientific equipment firm Bruker and SMEs across WA will develop unique chemical fingerprints to validate health claims, expanding markets for premium WA products.
With veganism a growing trend, researchers are documenting its positive impacts. Notably, finds Cambridge research associate Catherine Oliver, veganism allows people to feel good – not just in their health, but in having made planet-friendly choices aligned with their ethics.
When you buy organic food, you don’t always get food free from pesticides, says UNSW expert Associate Professor Jayashree Arcot.
Murdoch University Associate Professor Vicky Solah brings 36 years of expertise in food science and human nutrition to the CRC. Right now she’s profiling artichokes for CRC partner Mt Lindesay. Next, she’ll begin upcycled fruit-and-veg product trials at the new WA Food Innovation Precinct.
It’s clean, green, and nutritionally potent. Murdoch University researchers have found a number of uses for microalgae, from animal feed to beta-carotene supplements.
Austrade’s latest export market updates indicate significant potential for Australian food and ag-tech exports across the ASEAN region – and even some bright spots in China.
In an initial trial in the UNSW-EcoMag project, chemical engineers at UNSW were able to produce very high-purity Mg citrate using their state-of-the-art spray-dryer. It’s a first, successful step towards EcoMag’s goal of scaling up to commercial production using the new process.
Iconic Australian health food brand Sanitarium has developed a new breakfast cereal designed specifically for toddlers and preschoolers: Weet-Bix Little Kids Essentials is high in fibre and essential micronutrients, low in sugar and has no artificial flavours, colours, preservatives or added salt.
Federal government launches $1.38m food & beverage grants initiative and industry-led sector road map
The federal government has opened grant applications to food and beverage manufacturers under its $1.3b Modern Manufacturing Initiative. But act fast: the application window closes at COB 27 April.
Scientists from Murdoch University and WA DPIRD have published an improved reference genome for narrow-leafed lupins, paving the way to new high-performance varieties of the protein-rich pulse legume.