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Australian Government backs manuka honey throwdown: is ours better than New Zealand’s?

Australian Government backs manuka honey throwdown: is ours better than New Zealand’s?

The Australian Government has pledged AU$165,000 in funds to get new markets abuzz about what the Australian Manuka Honey Association claims is the original and arguably, the best medicinal honey on Earth.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 10th Mar 2018
‘Chemical origami’ produces new plant compounds with therapeutic and profit potential

‘Chemical origami’ produces new plant compounds with therapeutic and profit potential

By changing the gene governing a single amino-acid in an oat enzyme, US and UK researchers have caused oat plants to produce new, potentially valuable natural compounds.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 12th Dec 2016
Eating 16g more vegies a day could save Australia $100m and net growers an extra $23m p.a.

Eating 16g more vegies a day could save Australia $100m and net growers an extra $23m p.a.

If every Australian ate just 10 percent more vegetables, it would save the nation $100m a year in combined health costs, concludes a new Deloitte Access Economics report commissioned by Hort Innovation.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 4th Aug 2016
Daily fresh fruit consumption linked to 30% lower risk of CVD in study of 500,000+

Daily fresh fruit consumption linked to 30% lower risk of CVD in study of 500,000+

Eating just 100 grams of fresh fruit daily has been linked with a significantly lower risk of heart attack and stroke in a new long-term study of Chinese consumers.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 27th Apr 2016
The next big thing in heart-healthy oils

The next big thing in heart-healthy oils

Move over, olive, palm and soy: the latest edible oil to hit the market is made from algae- and it could be the healthiest oil on the market.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 14th Aug 2015
Pear-occa, anyone? CSIRO reviews pears’ potential as a hangover cure (and more)…

Pear-occa, anyone? CSIRO reviews pears’ potential as a hangover cure (and more)…

They may not be the favoured fruit (as evidenced by low pear-kilo prices) but if a CSIRO review of recent scientific findings proves, erm, fruitful, we could have new reasons to love the humble pear.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 22nd Jul 2015
Australian data-analytics experts fingerprint herbal medicine

Australian data-analytics experts fingerprint herbal medicine

Academics from The University of Sydney and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology are part of a growing global field of food analysis that is finding new, effective ways to isolate, identify and quantify the beneficial components of health-promoting foods and natural remedies....
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 16th Mar 2015
When it comes to fruit and veg, more is better

When it comes to fruit and veg, more is better

As Aussies, we have access to a greater variety of clean, high-quality fresh produce than just about any people in the world. So you’d think we’d have been the first to heed the...
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 18th Nov 2014
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