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Noodle wheats vie for grower support.. Plum Grove held a series of information sessions with growers in WA in late 2013, which included noodle-making demonstrations by staff from Hanamaru restaurants who made udon noodles using flour produced from Australian grain, followed by a batch using flour sourced elsewhere... Japan tries to maintain a 60:40 ANW-APW blend, whereas South Korea routinely accepts a 70:30 APW-ANW blend after it was forced to change from the 60:40 ratio during the 2010 drought in WA...
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Noodle wheats vie for grower support.. Plum Grove held a series of information sessions with growers in WA in late 2013, which included noodle-making demonstrations by staff from Hanamaru restaurants who made udon noodles using flour produced from Australian grain, followed by a batch using flour sourced elsewhere... Japan tries to maintain a 60:40 ANW-APW blend, whereas South Korea routinely accepts a 70:30 APW-ANW blend after it was forced to change from the 60:40 ratio during the 2010 drought in WA...
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Heightened interest in health and sustainability is creating niche opportunities for growers of ancient grains... Gluten-free Grains , a report commissioned by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), identified amaranth, buckwheat, millet, quinoa, sesame, sorghum and teff as gluten-free, and independent research has confirmed chia and wild rice also fit into the gluten-free category... Ancient grains include ancient wheats (spelt, Kamut , farro, einkorn and emmer), rye, millet, teff, sorghum, amaranth, buckwheat, quinoa, wild rice, sesame and chia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Ballarat grains research forum to set the scene for 2015.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will next month host a major forum in Ballarat to support the Victorian grains industry through the 2015 cropping season and beyond... "This year's event will showcase innovative thinking, products and practices, and will offer valuable advice on opportunities to improve Victorian farming systems," Mr Pengilley said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Ballarat grains research forum to set the scene for 2015.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will next month host a major forum in Ballarat to support the Victorian grains industry through the 2015 cropping season and beyond... "This year's event will showcase innovative thinking, products and practices, and will offer valuable advice on opportunities to improve Victorian farming systems," Mr Pengilley said...
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Pulse industry set to ride global wave.. Mr Bahceci said while consumption in western cultures is low, research confirming that pulses can help to prevent or reduce the incidence of obesity, diabetes and heart disease is generating new demand from health and functional foods markets... Mr Bahceci rated the opportunities among the most exciting that have been presented to the global pulse industry, "and Australia has the chance to be a major player", he said...
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The fibre content of wheat grain has been the focus of an ambitious public-private project, undertaken in Australia and France, designed to help improve public health.. The incongruity between fibre's expected and observed health benefits has given rise to the idea that fibre with different physiochemical properties impacts on the body differently and has different health benefits... "Now, a multidisciplinary team of plant geneticists, agronomists and human nutritionists have developed a wheat variety with markedly altered starch qualities - it is high in amylose, a particular type of starch which is less resistant to digestion and, as a consequence, the resistant starch content of this wheat is increased greatly."..
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The fibre content of wheat grain has been the focus of an ambitious public-private project, undertaken in Australia and France, designed to help improve public health.. The incongruity between fibre's expected and observed health benefits has given rise to the idea that fibre with different physiochemical properties impacts on the body differently and has different health benefits... "Now, a multidisciplinary team of plant geneticists, agronomists and human nutritionists have developed a wheat variety with markedly altered starch qualities - it is high in amylose, a particular type of starch which is less resistant to digestion and, as a consequence, the resistant starch content of this wheat is increased greatly."..
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