Topic: Food

64th International Meat Congress

12-17 August, Melbourne
The 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology will be held in Melbourne, Australia, 12 – 17 August 2018.
The Congress theme is ‘Quality and Integrity for Global Consumers’.
The Congress will focus on:

Provenance and fraud detection
Process control in the meat industry
Next generation technologies to assess carcass and meat quality
Food safety […]

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 […]

Round 2 Food Innovation Vouchers open today

Round 2 of the Food Innovation Voucher program open today 4 June and will close on 13 July.
Victorian businesses in the agriculture and food sector can benefit from a voucher scheme and virtual network to help grow their business.
Through the Boost Your Business program the Victorian Government is supporting businesses to become more productive, […]

Apply Now: Rocket Seeder Spring Crop 18 Accelerator Program

Pictured: Rocket Seeder Spring Crop 17 graduates – Farmwall (image copyrighted to Rocket Seeder)
Are you or someone you know working on a food or agriculture business idea or start-up?
Rocket Seeder’s next 14-week start-up accelerator program – Spring Crop 18 – will run from 27 August to 26 November.
Applications are open until 12 August.
Apply Now or forward […]

More of Rocket Seeder’s Autumn Crop 18

Photo copyrighted to Rocket Seeder Limited.
The Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18 comprises 10 great new food and agriculture startups. We introduced readers to three of them back in April.
The group is now eight weeks into the Rocket Seeder program and making great progress developing their pitch and testing their business model assumptions. […]

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 […]

Refurbished Mildura Abattoir set to reopen

Image courtesy of Agriculture Victoria
The Victorian Government is supporting Meatco’s $2 million refurbishment and recommissioning of the Mildura Abattoir facility, creating 80 new jobs and driving economic growth in the region through exports of up to $32 million a year.
Construction of the new facility is well advanced and Meatco expects to […]

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 […]