Australian Functional Ingredients – by Vic Cherikoff

Category Archives for "Herbal-Active and fresher4Longer"

Wild Foods, we need more of them

Wild Foods, we need more of them Lots of layers in this topic. There is no doubt that we should be eating more wild foods as they supply an enormous range of components that are being bred out of our conventional produce. Read more about this at the Wild Foods website. But I'd like to [...]

Nearly half of the food we grow is wasted

Nearly half of the food we grow is wasted Lots 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. [...]

Herbal-Active® wins Australian Food Industry Innovation Award

Herbal-Active® wins Australian Food Industry Innovation Award I am really pleased to have received the Australian Food Industry Innovation Award 2013 for my natural antimicrobial, Herbal-Active®. I have a lot of information on my site about Herbal-Active® and the retail/food service packed pouches we market as Fresher4Longer natural food rinse™. That link is the search [...]

Herbal-Active® now approved for organics

Herbal-Active® now approved for organics You might observe that I don't use the word preservatives or even natural preservative when talking about Herbal-Active® because it generally refers to synthetic chemical agents for shelf life extension. While Herbal-Active® achieves the same result, considering it as a natural antimicrobial also provides insights into the main method of [...]