Topic: Food

Fresh fruit, vegetables and meat dominate $40b+ fresh food market

Source: Roy Morgan (www.roymorgan.com)
Australia’s $40 billion+ fresh food market is dominated by the two staples of fresh fruit & veg representing 45.6% share of the market and fresh meat, or 33.7% of the market in the latest Roy Morgan results in the year to December 2017.
Other categories of fresh food […]

AgriFutures evokeAG

Photo copyrighted to Agrifutures Australia

Melbourne, 19-20 February 2019.
Agrifutures Autralia’s 2019 evokeAG. event is collaborative thinking to change the future.
Australia has the right ingredients to lead the world in food and farm for the future.
The rate of technological change presents us with an opportunity to take our industries to new heights.
We […]

Insect Protein – a small but growing market

Source: NOSH (https://www.projectnosh.com/)
Insect protein is a small but growing market in the U.S., expected to exceed $50 million within the next five years, according to a report from Global Market Insights.
Last month, Aspire Food Group, a cricket farmer and insect protein ingredient supplier for food products, announced that it had […]

Introducing the Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18

Photo copyrighted to Rocket Seeder Limited.
The Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18 comprises 10 great new food and agriculture startups.
The group is now four weeks into the Rocket Seeder program and making great progress developing their pitch and testing their business model assumptions. Meet three of the Autumn Crop 18 startups below.
Life Cykel – Tackling […]

Scientists grew the first vegetables in Antarctica without soil or sunlight

LETTUCE REJOICE
Story from Quartz (www.qz.com)
A group of German scientists stationed in Antarctica have successfully grown vegetables in a specially designed sunless, soilless environment. Working out of a shipping container-sized lab in an otherwise barren snowscape, the team gathered about 8 pounds (3.6 kg) of produce from their first yield, the […]

Monash Food Innovation Centre has a new partner

FOOD INNOVATION NEWS
PLAY Market Research (PLAYMR) has joined the Monash Food Innovation Centre (FIC) to provide a complete end-to-end consumer and shopper research approach.
The partnership brings together the best of capabilities, expertise and toys at the Monash FIC in Clayton.
Food manufacturers looking to get an innovation project off the ground, or validate a great concept with consumers/shoppers, […]

Food Industry News

Feature article of the week  – from Fast Company
The Plant-Based Impossible Burger
 
 Keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the food industry
Australian Food News www.ausfoodnews.com.au
Global Food Industry News  www.just-food.com
Inside Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) www.insidefmcg.com.au/
Food and Beverage Industry News www.foodmag.com.au/
Food Ingredients First http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com
Food Processing www.foodprocessing.com/industrynews/
Seeds & Chips Bytes www.seedsandchips.com
Food Dive – Food Industry News www.fooddive.com
 
 

Melbourne Knowledge Week

7 – 13 May 2018
The 2018 ‘Melbourne Knowledge Week festival’ will feature some exciting food innovation activities.
This year the team at the City of Melbourne is coordinating a large program of activity focussed on food systems innovation, scaling food/hospitality focused start-up businesses, and building on the ‘Melbourne experience’.
Through seven days of interactive events, workshops, dinners, and […]

2018 Food Network Expo

Tuesday 5 June 2018
Connect, consult and advance at the Food Network Expo!
Monash Food Innovation Centre (MFIC) is hosting a Food Network Expo at Monash Clayton.
The exhibition is for everyone interested in the food business looking to up-skill and network with other people within the food industry.
Exhibitors will cover areas such as sensory, […]