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
22 December 2014
Dr Brent Clothier discusses the need for environmental standards.
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
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?
1 August 2014
FODMAPs is an increasingly recognised medical condition that is caused by various carbohydrates in our foods.
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
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
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
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.
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.