Fine Food Australia News

Modular Farms launches first permanent location in Brisbane

Written by Foodservice Magazine. Leading, vertical hydroponic farm, Modular Farms Co, has today unveiled its uniquely, engineered units on Brisbane’s Eat Street Northshore. Built within insulated, composite-steel containers, Modular Farms allow restaurants and catering businesses as well as outdoor markets, educational facilities, farmers, agriculturists, and researchers to grow fresh, healthy produce no matter the weather, […]

Artifical intelligence technology to launch at NZ supermarket chain Foodstuffs

Written by Foodservice Magazine.   New Zealand retailer, Foodstuffs, is unveiling world-first, artificial intelligence technology that brings the checkout to the shopping trolley. Auckland-based artificial intelligence company IMAGR are behind the SMARTCART technology, which launches today at a Four Square store in Ellerslie (Auckland). SMARTCART is designed to give consumers more streamlined methods and checkout-less […]

CSIRO develops apples that don’t go brown

Written by Foodservice Magazine. The CSIRO has today announced that a unique type of apple that they helped developed will go on sale at select US supermarkets. Arctic Golden apple, developed in conjunction with Canadian biotech company, Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF), does not turn brown when cut, bitten or bruised. OSF is the first […]

Food Waste: A Nuisance or a Business Opportunity?

This article first appeared in Naturally Good Expo, part of Diversified’s food network.  At the end of the day, every retailer and food business has left over food waste that they need to deal with. And all of this requires some big money to do so. In some cases, however, it can actually be a business […]

Q&As with the Nestle Golden Chef’s Hat Finalists

The National Final of Australia’s longest running culinary competition for young chefs will be held at Fine Food Australia from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September, with the Awards being held on Wednesday 13 September. Finalist teams will cook-off live in front of an industry audience in purpose built kitchens. All finalists will have the […]

WorldSkills Competition comes to Fine Food Australia

When you participate in a WorldSkills Australia competition you are taking the first step toward being the best in your profession. Apprentices and students studying cooking and butchery will have the chance to test their skills at the upcoming Fine Food in Sydney in September. In collaboration with Fine Food Australia and Australian Culinary Federation, […]

Retail Product Highlights

Hungry for new products? At Fine Food Australia there are over 1,000 Australian and international exhibitors to browse and connect with.

Chefs Tasting Success in Nestle Golden Chef’s Hat Award

Australia’s longest running culinary competition for young chefs, now in its 52nd year, is all about supporting young chefs – the future of the industry – to develop their cooking skills and broaden their culinary horizons. Already proving to be a milestone year the 2017 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award, run in partnership with Nestlé […]

Top Talent Serve Up Success

The stoves were hot and the was pressure on, when young chefs from Queensland Metro stepped up on Saturday 3 June, cooking-off for the chance to kick-start their culinary careers in the kitchens of TAFE Queensland (Southbank Campus) to score a finalist team spot in the 2017 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award. Kicking-off the first […]

Q&A: Vivian Zurlo

We spoke with ZURLO Focaccia Company co-founder, Vivian Zurlo to hear about the highlights, challenges and experiences of her career and her thoughts on the food industry.