1. Wattle Seed: Australia's ancient superfood
food australia – Wattle seeds are an environmentally sustainable and climate adapted
perennial legume that have much to offer as a highly nutritious human food.
They are an excellent source of plant protein, have a low GI, and are rich in
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2. Australian Plant Proteins: towards healthy and sustainable food production
food australia – Globally, the plant protein market is projected to grow to >US$16 billion by 2026. Here in Australia, the promotion and use of unique proteins from locally produced pulses and seeds has contributed to progress in the plant-based food market. So, what are some of the innovative processing strategies and potential applications being investigated to further support research and commercialisation?
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