News: Food Science

Barley partnership brewing between scientists and engineers

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine researcher Associate Professor Matthew Tucker.

University of Adelaide agri-food and wine scientists and chemical engineers have paired up with the goal to improve the quality of beer and wine.

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Industry chips in to save spud scraps

Potatoes

Up to 100,000 tonnes of potatoes could be saved from the bin each year, thanks to a new $1 million research and development partnership with some of Australia's largest potato producers.

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The bush is a hive of activity, but let's not forget our native pollinators

A blue-banded bee drinking nectar from a lucerne flower. Image: Katja Hogendoorn

The honeybee industry sustained considerable losses in the recent fires, but native species of bees, beetles, flies and birds are just as important for crops.

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Self-fertile almond varieties create buzz ahead of harvest

Almond trees

Upcoming almond harvest to provide the best commercial indication yet of the success of University-developed self-fertile varieties.

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Food scientist is new head of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Martin Cole has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

An internationally recognised food scientist and leader of research organisations in Australia and the United States has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

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Making high value products from agricultural waste

Food being dumped, that could have been used in alternative ways

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks?

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Spaghetti and mud pies scoop 3-Minute Thesis final

Sciences 3 minute thesis finals 2019 winners

The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

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Do fruit tree nets impact the ability of bees to carry pollen?

Native Furrow Bee Pollinating apple - M Saunders

Researchers to collaborate with industry to explore the effect of netting on beehive health, set and quality of apples.

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New leadership for food sciences research

SARDI - Waite campus

South Australia’s multi-billion-dollar food industries will benefit from new scientific leadership in the state.

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Plant & Food Research boost at Waite campus

School of Agriculture Food and Wine

A new industry partner at Waite campus is set to boost research and innovation in South Australia’s horticulture and agri-food sectors.

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