News: agrifood and wine

Food scientist is advisor on plant-based meat

Professor Martin Cole

The University of Adelaide’s internationally recognised food scientist, Professor Martin Cole, has joined Australian plant-based meat startup v2food as its new Chief Scientific Advisor.

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Helping future-proof the wine sector

Wine grapes

Winegrape growers around the world will be better able to navigate future global markets and the impacts of climate change with a new book available free online.

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Transforming potato waste into a new industry for Australia

Potato skins

Four of the largest potato producers in Australia want to convert 100% of their potato waste into commercial benefit through their partnership with the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).

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Advanced fertiliser research with new Mosaic contract

Ashleigh Panagaris and Professor Mike McLaughlin in the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre

Enhanced spreading, improved efficiency and reduced environmental impact will be the focus of continuing fertiliser research under a new five-year partnership agreement between the University of Adelaide and US-based fertiliser producer The Mosaic Company

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CT scanning wheat grains for stress tolerance

Jessica Schmidt and Delphine Fleury

Scientists have developed a computed tomography (CT) scanning method for screening large samples of wheat for drought and heat tolerance.

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Food scientist is new head of agriculture, food and wine

Professor Martin Cole

An internationally recognised food scientist 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

Waste apples

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks – these are some high value products that could be first to market from a new $11 million research consortium led by the University of Adelaide.

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