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Free access to featured articles from food australia Oct - Dec 2022:

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 protein, dietary fibre, potassium, calcium and iron.

Due to the diversity in the nutritional, functional and sensory profiles of wattle seeds, they have great potential as a functional food ingredient.

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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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