More than a ‘glorified TV dinner’: Australia’s The Mad Foodies translates research into low-carb, high-protein RTE meals
Australia-based brand The Mad Foodies is aiming to satiate growing demand for ready meals that are not only convenient and tasty, but also infused with science-backed nutritional benefits.
Years of extensive research by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, has led to the development of the CSIRO Low-Carb Diet, an evidence-based eating plan that is lower in carbohydrates, and higher in protein and healthy fats.
Palm oil replacement ‘not the answer’: Nestle taps satellite tech for sustainability amid EU Deforestation Regulation debate
Nestle has voiced support for the continued use of palm oil in the food and beverage sector amid intense debate surrounding the recently-enacted EU Deforestation Regulation, while also striving to guarantee its supply chain sustainability using advance satellite technology.
The European Union (EU) parliament passed the highly controversial Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) on September 13 2022, which has been subject to intense and continuous scrutiny and protests ever since from many parties, particularly producer nations of commodities such as palm oil, coffee, cocoa and more.
Show us the criteria: Malaysian palm oil sector calls for ‘more transparency’ from EU on Deforestation Regulation amidst high-risk listing debate
The palm oil industry in Malaysia is calling for the European Union (EU) to provide more clarity over how it will define ‘high-risk’ countries under its recently-approved Deforestation Regulation, stressing that current scientific data has already demonstrated it should be omitted from this list.
The EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) was approved in parliament late last year, spelling increased challenges for countries producing palm oil and other commodities such as coffee and cocoa.
Age of Generative AI: Ai Palette aiming to optimise food innovation and boost product launches
Singapore-based tech firm Ai Palette has developed a new tool called FoodGPT, which harnesses the power of generative AI and natural language processing to elevate data-backed innovations and increase the success rate of product launches.
The beta version of FoodGPT was launched in mid-July, after three months of development.
Applicable to all: Australia’s new mandatory alcohol pregnancy warning labels enforceable on imported beverages
Australia has started enforcement of mandatory pregnancy warning on all alcoholic beverages, a requirement that will also apply to imports.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) first announced that Australia was considering the implementation of mandatory pregnancy warning labels for alcoholic beverages back in 2019.