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Dietary fibre intake and gut bacteria

Dietary fibre intake and gut bacteria

18 May 2016

More than 100 trillion micro-organisms, including bacteria, live in our gastrointestinal tract, or gut. These bacteria have been shown to have an impact on human health, with unfavourable gut bacteria linked to disease states.

 
Eco-credentials for eco-premium prices

Eco-credentials for eco-premium prices

22 December 2014

Dr Brent Clothier discusses the need for environmental standards.

 
The importance of experience for young people

The importance of experience for young people

4 December 2014

Making sure young people understand the opportunities available in a science career is important in building the workforce of the future.

 
Open v networked innovation

Open v networked innovation

18 September 2014

David Hughes, Group General Manager Commercial, discussed different systems for generating innovation.

 
FODMAPs and bad guts - is gluten unfairly getting the blame?

FODMAPs and bad guts - is gluten unfairly getting the blame?

1 August 2014

FODMAPs is an increasingly recognised medical condition that is caused by various carbohydrates in our foods.

 
Sustainability - An Emerging Megatrend

Sustainability - An Emerging Megatrend

20 May 2014

Around the world, consumer-driven sustainability is becoming increasing important, especially in the high-value premium markets most valued by exporters, but what does this mean for suppliers?

 
Our Growing Future

Our Growing Future

7 May 2014

Plant & Food Research Chief Operating Officer, Dr Bruce Campbell, on the recent horticulture export figures and the challenges and opportunities for R&D.

 
Tweaking GI as a food value

Tweaking GI as a food value

25 March 2014

The world is facing a "tsunami of diabetes" brought on by increasing obesity, lack of exercise and ageing populations.

 
Prediction: $1 billion of apples by 2022

Prediction: $1 billion of apples by 2022

7 January 2014

It's the year 2022. New Zealand has won the Rugby World Cup three times in a row, the i-tractor is a common occurrence on our farms, and apple exports have reached $1 billion.

 
Health claims

Health claims

7 January 2014

The new Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) regulations have made some fundamental changes to what food producers can say about their products.

 
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