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Woolworths launches Farmers’ Own milk in Victoria

Woolworths launches Farmers’ Own milk in Victoria | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Supermarket giant Woolworths has announced that it has introduced its Farmers’ Own milk, sourced directly from dairy farms in the Otways region, across its 240 stores in Victoria.
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Long-term rural research partnerships still delivering value

Innovation means something real in agriculture. It means feeding the world in the face of climate change, water shortages, pests, natural disasters, and more. Here are just some examples of what we have achieved through our partnerships with Rural RDCs.
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Future Food programs to accelerate Brisbane businesses

Future Food programs to accelerate Brisbane businesses | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Brisbane is getting behind its food and beverage innovators with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk inviting businesses to participate in new accelerator programs to help them grow and reach global markets.
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Australian ag-tech awarded

Australian ag-tech awarded | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Australian companies in farming and supply chain technology have earned top spots at the AgFunder Innovation Awards
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Grants up to $250,000 available to NSW startups participating in Australia-Israel R&D collaboration

Grants up to $250,000 available to NSW startups participating in Australia-Israel R&D collaboration | Food Innovation | Scoop.it

"A new program established in a joint effort between the New South Wales and Israeli governments will give businesses and startups in the state access to grants worth up to $250,000."

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Precision farming market set to reach $4 billion in 2018

Precision farming market set to reach $4 billion in 2018 | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
New insight predicts precision farming, blockchain and sensor technology will revolutionise agriculture
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Augmented reality helps lead quality in Australian meat industry

Augmented reality helps lead quality in Australian meat industry | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Meat and Livestock Australia have partnered with design build and consulting business, Wiley to explore how technology can bring meat grading into the future utilising AR.
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FluroSat: How an engineering student created a $1.5m start-up

FluroSat: How an engineering student created a $1.5m start-up | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
AN AUSSIE start-up, born out of a program designed to get uni students out of their textbooks and into the real world of business, has brought together drones, satellites, farmers and fertiliser to create an unlikely success story.
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Australian nut innovators meet world-first innovation challenge

Australian nut innovators meet world-first innovation challenge | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
The Australian Macadamia Industry Marketing Program has created the platform to drive innovation and new demand for macadamias.
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Vertical Farm Startup Bowery Is Building World's Techiest Indoor Farm

Vertical Farm Startup Bowery Is Building World's Techiest Indoor Farm | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Vertical farm startup Bowery is building the world's most technologically sophisticated indoor farm, which will open later this year.
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Australia’s SproutX to set up Victoria’s first AgTech Hub in Mildura 

Australia’s SproutX to set up Victoria’s first AgTech Hub in Mildura  | Food Innovation | Scoop.it

"SproutX will open a co-working space at Mildura’s innovation space to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs across the Mallee region."

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Raise your can to these five wine trends

Raise your can to these five wine trends | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
From chardonnay's comeback to pretty pink icy poles, here's five wine trends raise your glass, or can, to.
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Food delivery drones are taking flight in the ACT: is this the start of a new delivery model?

Food delivery drones are taking flight in the ACT: is this the start of a new delivery model? | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
A range of Australian brands are testing drone-delivery with services through trials in regional areas, but experts say there's still a way to go before residents can expect food from the skies.
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CEFC targets greener farming, with $100m investment in CSIRO-linked agri fund

CEFC targets greener farming, with $100m investment in CSIRO-linked agri fund | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
CEFC backs Macquarie fund, linked with CSIRO, to boost energy efficiency, sustainability – and productivity – in agribusiness.
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'Fitbit for cows' set to revolutionise beef industry from paddock to plate 

'Fitbit for cows' set to revolutionise beef industry from paddock to plate  | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
A project developing a smart ear tag that tracks livestock in real time will radically change Australia's beef production and add marketable value to Australia's livestock industry.
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Fleet Space to Trial Precision Farming Tech in Tasmania - Via Satellite -

Fleet Space to Trial Precision Farming Tech in Tasmania - Via Satellite - | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Fleet Space Technologies has joined forces with researchers at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) in the world of Big Data, sensors and space technology to trial their first local precision farming project. A partnership between the UTAS’ Industrial Transformation Research Hub, Pathways to Market, Sense-T, and Fleet
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Digital agriculture: what’s all the fuss about?

Predictive analytics, remote sensing, knowledge management and blockchain: buzzwords or the ultimate disruptors? We take a look at upcoming digital technologies and discuss how they can reduce costs and boost farm productivity.
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Freedom Foods a finalist in the World Innovation Awards 2018

Freedom Foods has been recognised for its innovative food products, with the Barley+ Seven Seeds Bars and Messy Monkeys Whole Grain Bites being announced as finalists in the 2018 World Innovation Awards.
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Vic govt injects $15 million into farm tech 

Vic govt injects $15 million into farm tech  | Food Innovation | Scoop.it

"The Victorian agricultural technology industry has received a $15 million boost from the state government.

Minister for agriculture Jaala Pulford made the announcement at Melbourne’s inaugural AgTech Summit today, claiming it would be a game-changer for the agriculture industry."

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E-commerce looming as growing driver of innovation 

E-commerce looming as growing driver of innovation  | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
KANSAS CITY — Fast fashion, the concept clothing manufacturers instituted to reorganize supply chains to rapidly respond to consumer trends, is migrating into the food and beverage sectors. The pace of change is accelerating, and as e-commerce becomes a more significant driver of sales, manufacturers will need to achieve even greater rates of innovation and agility. Chief executive officers have been discussing the adjustments they are making to research and development organizations to keep pace with the changes taking place. In November, James Robert B. Quincey, . . .
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Technology changing the face of farming

Technology changing the face of farming | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Like to help a farmer, from behind a keyboard? Thanks to the field of agtech, it’s now possible.
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Victorian lamb on the menu in China 

Victorian lamb on the menu in China  | Food Innovation | Scoop.it

"China’s expanding middle class is dishing up export opportunities for Victorian lamb producers."

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Yeast could be the next big protein source for alternative dairy 

Yeast could be the next big protein source for alternative dairy  | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
A microscopic organism is poised to challenge a centuries-old sector of the food industry, potentially putting a lot of cows out of business. Perfect Day, a Silicon Valley food-technology startup, is aggressively seeking to change how people think about traditional dairy products by reconfiguring some of the key components of how they are made
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Agriculture blockchain startup AgriDigital closes $5.5 million raise with plans for 'Agricoin' digital currency

Agriculture blockchain startup AgriDigital closes $5.5 million raise with plans for 'Agricoin' digital currency | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Australian agriculture blockchain startup AgriDigital has successfully finalised a $5.5 million Series A raise, which will see the company begin to investigate its own “Agricoin” digital currency, along with soft launches into international markets.
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Profiting from probiotics: Aussie start-up's sparkling beverages gaining ground in APAC

Profiting from probiotics: Aussie start-up's sparkling beverages gaining ground in APAC | Food Innovation | Scoop.it
Australian start-up Kréol could be one of the country's first to develop a line of dual-strain sparkling probiotic beverages, according to co-founder Andrew Rush.
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The next step in the IoT revolution

The next step in the IoT revolution | Food Innovation | Scoop.it

"While Industry 4.0 has been around for some time now, it is still a relatively new concept to most manufacturers. As such, many of these businesses have either not yet introduced this new paradigm to their businesses or have not yet discovered the best way to harness the power that it promises."

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