Topic: Food Industry News

Food for thought: Challenges and opportunities for farming in Melbourne’s foodbowl

Melbourne is surrounded by a highly productive foodbowl that is important to the food supply of this rapidly growing city.
Previous generations have managed the resources of the city’s hinterland to maintain the capacity of the land, waterways and ecosystems to feed the city’s residents.
However, rapid and continuing growth since the […]

Symposium – Turning food waste into $$$$s

8 am to 12.30 pm, Thursday 19 July 2018
Open your mind to biomass valorisation…
The Monash Food Innovation Centre vision is to feed 9 billion people a healthy and sustainable diet within planetary boundaries.*
Sustainable food production incorporates the efficient use of products and waste streams throughout the supply chain. This […]

Country-of-origin branding to drive sales

Free On-line Webinar, 12-12.45 pm, Wednesday 27 June
Research shows demand for Australian-made products is on the rise globally. Review the findings, along with the changes to the requirements businesses must meet to make ‘Made in Australia’ claims, in this informative session for Australian growers and manufacturers about marketing products as […]

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, […]

Monash Food Network Expo

Monash Food Innovation Centre is hosting a star-studded Food Network Expo at Monash Clayton on Tuesday 5 June 2018.
The exhibition is for everyone interested in the food business looking to upskill and network.
Connect and consult with a range of exhibitors on topics including sensory evaluation of food quality and preference, entrepreneurship, country of origin labelling and branding.
An […]

Export markets reveal a taste for Australian fruit

Australian fruit growers have a better understanding of what international consumers are looking for when purchasing fruit, thanks to a series of surveys carried out in China, Thailand and Indonesia.
Agriculture Victoria research scientist Bruce Tomkins said there were huge opportunities to grow the market for Australian pears and stone-fruit in […]

Food Source Victoria

Food Source Victoria is a $20 million Victorian Government initiative to assist regional food businesses to grow.
The Food Source program helps boost exports, build industry capabilities and create jobs in regional Victoria. It encourages food producers and their supply chain to work together to add value to food grown and […]

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 […]

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 […]