A gene-screening platform that can identify diseases within crops is set to boost agricultural productivity and security, the CSIRO says.
food – consumer goods
Woolworths chief executive Brad Banducci will resign by September after facing increased scrutiny over the pricing and a lack of supermarket competition.
A veteran farmer has implored consumers to back the banana industry at retail shelves with mass rainfall in far north Queensland hindering supply and quality.
Allegations of false or misleading "was/now" specials advertised by supermarkets are being considered by the consumer watchdog.
A former federal minister will lead a review into the supermarket sector as claims intensify of price gouging by big chains during a cost-of-living crisis.
Supermarkets have been told to pass on savings as calls echo for the consumer watchdog to launch an inquiry into their behaviour.
Fancy crackers, chocolates and lollies shared during the holidays are increasingly being made from local ingredients in high-tech manufacturing hubs onshore.
Thousands of people are expected to descend on fish markets around the country to buy seafood for Christmas, with mild weather forecast on the day.
A lack of chargers, policies and financial help means Australian companies are being slower to trade in their diesel trucks for electric models.
Hours after Ukraine was hit with the largest Russian drone attack of the war, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has demanded more air defences for grain exports.
A food delivery service operating in four cities has been fined for not properly training hundreds of riders, leading to a warning for other app-based firms.
By utilising rapid air technology, these innovative appliances are cooking up healthy, delicious meals while cutting down on power usage.
An Australian company that provided "dairy free" ingredients is being sued over a UK woman's death from eating coconut yoghurt that contained milk protein.
Shareholders of Costa Group could receive a healthy financial boost after the fruit and vegetable grower confirmed it received an unsolicited takeover offer.
Thousands more hungry Australians in regional towns will be able to access food deliveries as part of a new push in the industry.
If you're gluten-sensitive, this could be your passport to a world where you don't have to choose between your love for beer and your dietary restrictions.
The Woolworths Group says shelf prices rose 5.8 per cent in the third quarter, although that was lower than price increases in the previous quarter.
The US rapper formerly known as Kanye West has had a lawsuit against a Melbourne burger restaurant named after his 2004 album The College Dropout thrown out.
A Torres Strait Islands cost-of-living summit looking at how to ease soaring basic food prices, particularly on outer islands, will be held on March 20.
CEO Brad Banducci attributes improved Woolworths profit gains to strong seasonal trading and lower COVID-related costs.
The Victorian government has been urged to place a ban on junk food and drink advertisements across the state public transport network.
Pineapple farmers are struggling to keep up with a prematurely ripened crop and fear millions of tonnes of Australian fruit will be left to rot in fields.
The Christmas leftovers might still be in the fridge but the hot cross buns have just made a return to Coles supermarkets, months before Easter.
A weed believed to be responsible for causing almost 200 Australians to become sick has been identified as thornapple.
A peak industry body is urging Australians to keep supporting vegetable growers in the wake of a recall of spinach, which it says was from a single farm.
Coles has imposed a purchase limit on frozen potato chips due to a national supply shortage.
The cost of a humble pub meal could be on the way up due to a nationwide potato shortage caused by poor weather and supply chain issues.
Coles has joined Woolworths and Riviera Farms in a spinach product recall that has extended across all states and territories except WA.
Aussie grains could feed the world in new products as consumers and food companies look for safe, affordable and low-emission alternatives to animal proteins.
An Aussie algae-based red pigment is taking on bloody alternatives to grow a more sustainable food supply, with emission reduction properties also on the menu.
Collins Foods is taking a $11.9 million impairment charge on eight underperforming Taco Bell restaurants and pausing rollout of any more to revamp the brand.