Vic Cherikoff
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Defining an Australian Cuisine

Defining an Australian CuisineObviously there’s not much happening in hospitality at the moment, at least not much to write about. The trade rave, Hospitality Directory, regurgitated a rubbish piece on defining an Australian cuisine and dragged out the usual suspects for their comments. It is as if these chefs define what we cook at home. I Read More …

Putting Australia on the Menu

Not a mention of Australian cuisine in popular World food trendsA recent research report on the food trends in the USA listed the usual suspects including Italian, Mexican and Chinese as the ‘Big 3’. Lower on the list were French, Spanish and Greek before Japanese, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Caribbean, Peruvian and Cuban food. Some cuisines Read More …

Nearly half of the food we grow is wasted

Nearly half of the food we grow is wastedLots of interest in Fresher4Longer natural food rinse™ (and Herbal-Active®, our industrial name for the same product) since we won the Australian Food Industry Innovations Award for 2013. I have a few links to articles on the topic of food waste in the UK listed below. Here’s a way Read More …

Australian Native Extracts for Cosmetics

Australian Native Extracts for CosmeticsAustralian Functional Ingredients is a specialist in supplying Australian native extracts for a wide range of applications. Food uses include nutritional mixes for concentrates, puree blends and flavourings for beverages which use the super-food status of Australian wild foods. And then there are the myriad of cosmetic products and which uses Read More …