Food firms should stop ‘dawdling’ and address major public health problems with functional products

Reducing sugar or fat is 'no longer a sufficient approach' to tackle Australia's public healh problems. ©iStock

Health and wellness concerns will spur sales of naturally functional foods in Australia, but major food firms need to “stop dawdling” and maximize the opportunities.

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New Zealand childcare services are lacking when it comes to childhood nutrition. ©iStock

NZ childcare services fall short of guidelines for child nutrition

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Probiotic beer created at Singapore university has 'commercial potential'

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Barentz International and Indian pharma firm unite to drive South Asia fortification opportunities

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