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Food drying technology course, 13-14 March, 2019

This short course is presented by FiE and FoodStream in cooperation with CSIRO’s Food Innovation Centre.
This course aims to give participants an understanding of drying technologies commonly used across the food industry and how we can improve current processes and products, and design/select new systems that are safe, effective and efficient.
The program combines […]

Start-up seeks to guarantee meat eating quality using science

Have you ever eaten a tough piece of meat? That might be a thing of the past as Adelaide start-up MEQ Probe has developed medical grade probes to use in abattoirs to objectively test meat eating quality traits such as marbling and shear force.
“Today the measurements (such as marbling and shear […]

Applications open: AgriFutures™ Emerging Industries Advisory Panel

Do you have what it takes to help identify and grow Australian agriculture’s emerging industries? Applications for the AgriFutures™ Emerging Industries Advisory Panel are now open. Entrepreneurs, economists and those with a research and development (R&D) background are encouraged to apply.
Visit for more information about the application process and […]

Winning The Hearts and Minds Of The Chinese Consumer

This event is fully sponsored by Alibaba, AsiaLink and Monash Food Innovation Centre on Friday 19 October 2018 at 9:00am. Book here
9am Registration and light breakfast
9.30am Welcome and Introductions
9.45am Monash Innovation Centre: Get your products China ready
10.15am Alibaba: Learn how to tap into the e-commerce enabled China opportunity
10.45am AsiaLink: Building […]

Australian AgTech shines at Future Food Asia Awards 2018

Onecrop staff accept the winners cheque in Singapore on 23 May 2018.
Food Innovation Network’s Community of Practice member, Will Taing, from Beanstalk AgTech, contributed this article.
Australia’s AgTech start-up ‘Onecrop’ has won the US$100,000 Future Food Asia Award for 2018.
Future Food Asia Award recognises and rewards entrepreneurs from Asia Pacific who are building disruptive and […]

Seeds&Chips – The 2018 Global Food Innovation Summit

Patrick Watson – Founder and Managing Director of Tarn Food Consulting, and a member of the Food Innovation Network’s Community of Practice – attended the fourth Seeds&Chips – the Global Food Innovation Summit in Milan, Italy, from 7 -10 May 2018.
Here Patrick shares his observations and a day-by-day summary of the 2018 Summit.
Milan, […]

NutraIngredients-Asia Awards – entries open

Rewarding true innovation and cutting edge research in functional foods, supplements and nutrition.
The 2018 NutraIngredients-ASIA Awards will take place on 10 September 2018 in Singapore, the evening before the start of the Vitafoods Asia trade show. Awards are now open for submissions.
Entering the awards is a great way to showcase your […]

SproutX names 2018 agtech accelerator startups

Image courtesy Darren Wolchyn
At an ‘Ignite Night’ event on 19 April SproutX unveiled the eight new startups in its 2018 agtech focused Accelerator program.
Each participant delivered a five minute pitch to an audience that swelled the Goods Shed at 710 Collins St Melbourne.
Sam Tretheway, SproutX General Manager, and Andrew Lai, Accelerator Director, introduced […]