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The world's most revolting cakes - in pictures. Food industry loses true visionary. Former Kraft Foods chief scientist Dr Keith Farrer.

Food industry loses true visionary

KEITH Farrer, one of Australia's greatest food industry scientists, whose work was regarded highly internationally, has died at an aged-care facility in Croydon. He was 96. Farrer, whose 43-year career with Kraft Foods Ltd included being chief scientist and the senior technical executive responsible for research and development, oversaw the development of a raft of new products and the development of others. He was on numerous scientific committees, institutes and associations, assisted several government ministries, instrumentalities and departments ranging from defence to education and science, the environment and foreign affairs, and including a long-standing secondment to the federal Department of Health as an adviser on food additives.

Advertisement. From damper to dial-a-pizza - Features. Australian cuisine has come a long way since 1788, from cook to celebrity chef, tucker to dukkah.

From damper to dial-a-pizza - Features

Nutritionist Nicole Senior looks at our evolution into a modern, multicultural food nation. A Cook's journey. 6535.0 - Household Expenditure Survey, Australia: Detailed Expenditure Items, 1998-99. In the 12 months to June 1999, Australian households spent an average of $699 each week on goods and services.

6535.0 - Household Expenditure Survey, Australia: Detailed Expenditure Items, 1998-99

Half of this was spent on food, transport and housing. Average household expenditure on food and non-alcoholic beverages was $127 per week. The most significant items of food expenditure were: meals out and fast foods, $34 per week, with fast food and takeaway accounting for $19 of this; meat (excluding fish and seafood) ($16); bakery products, flours and cereals ($15), the largest components being bread ($6), cakes, tarts and puddings ($3) and biscuits ($3); and condiments, confectionery, food additives and prepared meals ($15), more than half of which was spent on confectionery ($8).AVERAGE WEEKLY HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE ON FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Expenditure on transport amounted to $118 per week. 4814.0.55.001 - Occasional Paper: Measuring Dietary Habits in the 2001 National Health Survey, Australia, 2001.

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4814.0.55.001 - Occasional Paper: Measuring Dietary Habits in the 2001 National Health Survey, Australia, 2001

Nutrition concerns the intake of foods and the substances they contain, and their actions and effects within the body. Good nutrition is based on eating a varied and healthy diet relative to physiological needs, which vary with age, sex, and levels of activity. Www.tasa.org.au/conferences/conferencepapers09/papers/Makenoglou, Anna.pdf. Generation why: food - ABC South West WA - Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre. Dimensions of need - Staple foods: What do people eat? The sources of food Click here to see the map A staple food is one that is eaten regularly and in such quantities as to constitute the dominant part of the diet and supply a major proportion of energy and nutrient needs.

Dimensions of need - Staple foods: What do people eat?

A staple food does not meet a population's total nutritional needs: a variety of foods is required. Staple foods around the world. Foodbank - An Australia Without Hunger. Homepage. Homepage. Food Timeline: food history & vintage recipes. Rising food prices threaten poverty increase - Australia Network's Newsline.

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