The standard economic response to high and rising obesity is to levy what’s known as a “sin tax”. The thinking is simple – add a tax to the price of the undesirable food, this increases its price, and the demand
A country that ranks as the second most densely populated country by the World Bank, Singapore has now gone on to a new journey on food innovation — agriculture technology (agtech or agritech). The global farming systems have transformed in decades.
Most of the plastic food containers that householders wash out after use and put in the recycling bin cannot actually be recycled, it has emerged. The mixture of plastics used in many yoghurt pots, ready meal trays and other containers limits
Food brands: Take the lead on sustainable packaging as you will inevitably be forced to adopt it anyway.
It's your classic movie eureka moment. Young researcher Sarah-Jeanne Royer set out to measure methane gas coming from biological activity in sea water. Instead, in a "happy accident" she found that the plastic bottles holding the samples were a bigger source of
Preparations are already underway for missions that will land humans on Mars in a decade or so. But what would people eat if these missions eventually lead to the permanent colonization of the red planet? Once (if) humans do make it
High-protein food and drinks are a major driver in the healthy food industry. Manufacturers continue to seek ways to include more protein in their products without impacting performance, taste, and texture. At the Institute of Food Technologists’ Annual Meeting and
Coles has announced it is partnering with eco-friendly bio-plastic manufacturer Plantic Technologies to introduce recyclable packaging for a wide range of its Coles Brand fresh meat and poultry products. https://www.insideretail.com.au/news/coles-introduces-recyclable-meat-packaging-201807#
The Monash Food Innovation Centre is proud to be part of this important innovation in addressing food waste.
Researchers from the Monash University’s School of Chemistry in an international collaboration with IITB (India) are working with the Food Innovation Centre, industry and farmers to help them transform food waste into profits – while simultaneously improving their business model. With
WITH food production and processing going through its biggest change since the industrial revolution, what can we expect our food to look like in the future? Some of these advances will be to the product we eat, some will be
Aldi is going green by adapting the How2Recyle label across all of its private brand products within the next two years, according to Environmental Leader. The label states which products can or cannot be recycled and what steps consumers