World’s Biggest Food Franchises (1950-2020) [video]

September 2, 2021

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Why there is no such thing as good or bad food [TED Talk Video]

August 18, 2021

  Are there foods that you have labelled as ‘good’ or ‘bad’? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone; the majority of us have been conditioned to assign morals to our meals, something that nutritionist Pixie Turner is determined to...[Read More]

World’s Largest Cereal Producing Countries from 1960 to 2020 [video]

May 26, 2021

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Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain [TED Talk Video]

April 29, 2021

  “Have you ever had a gut feeling or butterflies in your stomach? Has hunger ever changed your mood? Our bellies and brains are physically and biochemically connected in a number of ways, meaning the state of our intestines can alter...[Read More]

Food manufacturing is the key for Australia’s recovery

May 27, 2020

Peter Mitchell, AAP US Correspondent (Australian Associated Press)   Australian business titans Anthony Pratt and Andrew Liveris have named food manufacturing as a key to the nation’s future in a post COVID-19 world. Mr Pratt and Mr Liveris...[Read More]

Margaret Fulton taught us how to cook

July 24, 2019

Don Woolford(Australian Associated Press)   Margaret Fulton, it’s been said, taught Australia how to cook. An exaggeration, perhaps. But certainly Fulton, more than anyone else, introduced Australians to the culinary delights of the world...[Read More]

Coles relaunches plastic check-out toys

July 17, 2019

Tracey Ferrier(Australian Associated Press)   As some Aussie families strive for a plastic-free July others will be rushing to Coles to bag new plastic trinkets for their kids. The supermarket chain is about to start handing out a new range of...[Read More]

Food budget $7/day per aged care resident

July 17, 2019

(Australian Associated Press)   Some aged care homes spend as little as $7 a day on food for each resident, a royal commission has been told. Celebrity chef Maggie Beer says that sort of budget is inadequate to prepare the type of food people...[Read More]

Maccas to ditch plastic straws by 2020

July 18, 2018

Julia Carlisle(Australian Associated Press)   Australians will soon be slurping their McDonald’s thickshakes through paper straws after the company announced it would phase out plastic straws over the next two years. Environmentalists say...[Read More]

New player on the world chocolate stage

October 18, 2017

Shae McDonald(Australian Associated Press) Vanuatu may not be known for its chocolate but the tiny island nation is about to become a significant player in the industry with a little help from its Australian neighbours. Cocoa producers and the...[Read More]

High carb diet worse than high fat: study

August 31, 2017

Sarah Wiedersehn(Australian Associated Press) Health experts have controversially called for an overhaul of dietary guidelines after a large international study found a diet high in carbohydrate is associated with greater risk of premature death,...[Read More]

What you need to know about Vitamin C

August 23, 2017

Sarah Wiedersehn(Australian Associated Press) Vitamin C * Most animals produce their own vitamin C but humans and other primates do not. * Is found widely in fruits and vegetables, in Australia some 40 per cent comes from vegetables and 19 per cent...[Read More]

Melb Winter Night Market breaks records

July 19, 2017

Caroline Schelle(Australian Associated Press) One of Melbourne’s iconic winter events has attracted more than 80,000 people in its first fortnight, smashing previous crowd records. The weekly Winter Night Market held at the iconic Queen...[Read More]

Bring home memories of India in its dishes – two recipes for you

June 21, 2017

Toni Mason(Australian Associated Press) The one place I cannot resist when I’m in a new country is the local supermarket, and my recent trip to India was no different – although I did get some strange looks from puzzled...[Read More]

Air travel’s growing hunger for good food

June 21, 2017

Sarah Motherwell(Australian Associated Press) Stomaching airline food is no longer a punchline with carriers stepping up their game to give passengers the best deal for their dollar. But staying ahead in the increasingly competitive industry takes...[Read More]