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Flexitarian diet promises more than mock meat

Flexitarian diet promises more than mock meat

9 October 2018

mbedding flexitarian diets in our culture by incorporating more plant-based foods and plant sourced proteins into what we eat paves the way for more resilient future generations.

 
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.

 
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