A recent survey by SAI Global of 1008 Australian adults has shown that we are very concerned about the amount of waste from overuse of plastic packaging and discarded produce. Produce which does not meet the colour, shape and size specifications are most often not put out on display for sale in our supermarkets and

Do you have Neophobia?

Thursday, 12 September 2019 by

Here is something you probably did not know – we all have at least some degree of a eating disturbance called Neophobia. This is the fear of trying new foods and a high level is common in children up to six years old and also the elderly.In fact we are all born with it. In

Did you know??????

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 by

The following are just some important food related dates in Australian history, you may not have known; 1944 – frozen vegetables processed in Australia for the first time 1947 – the Golden Circle cannery opened in Brisbane 1949 – the Australian classic ice cream, the Choc Wedge, was made for the first time 1958 –

At regular times throughout each year the Health Ministers of all the Australian jurisdictions and New Zealand, as well as the Australian Local Government Association, meet to review  recommendations from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) and other food related matters.This is called The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum)