Industry Insights, 10 Jun 2021
Fermentation is the ancient practice of adding microbial organisms to raw materials, and was originally used as a preserving method. It has become a common technique used to change the form, taste and texture of many foods into products we know and love today, including sourdough bread.
Industry Insights, 26 May 2021
Industry experts will present the latest farm-ready research and share how it could fit within northern grain growing systems at GRDC's Updates.
Industry Insights, 16 May 2021
Singapore-based Jean-Yves Chow from Mizuho Bank explored the “Asia protein gap”, in which the region’s demand for protein (mainly meat, grain and oilseeds) outstrips supply at the 2021 Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) Asia.
Industry Insights, 24 Apr 2021
Wheat from the Black Sea region and Argentina is generally less-preferred in South-East Asia than Australia's offering, but customers are attracted by the lower price. It is important that the Australian wheat industry remains armed with the insights needed to respond to the challenge.
Industry Insights, 19 Apr 2021
GRDC's GrainInnovate Fund has seen a big jump in the number of start-up businesses in the pipeline for support. The fund invests in start-ups – from “seed to growth stage” – to help drive the future profitability and sustainability of Australia’s grain industry.
Industry Insights, 17 Apr 2021
Research by the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council has highlighted some key areas of innovation in the fast-growing breakfast cereal market. Several global trends were represented in the expanding sector, with the granola and cluster category leading the expansion.
Industry Insights, 29 Mar 2021
By understanding and working on the most pressing – or valuable – industry needs, GRDC aims to support growers to thrive in 2021, and beyond.
Industry Insights, 23 Mar 2021
A Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council audit has recorded a nine-fold increase in meat-alternative products in Australia since 2015. The study explored the perceptions and attitudes of consumers and nutrition professionals to plant protein and plant-based meat alternatives in Australia.
Industry Insights, 20 Mar 2021
New research published in the journal Diversity and Distributions has found that most wild sorghum species are found in northern and western Australia and Queensland. Five species are found in Africa and Asia and one is found in the Americas.
Industry Insights, 17 Mar 2021
Australian grain growers are set to get better crop variety recommendations faster through a $5.39 million five-year INVITA investment.