Our researchers are reshaping the way food is farmed and produced, optimising its nutritional value and strengthening Australia’s agricultural sector.
We address global issues arising from growing and ageing populations and increasing chronic disease, while helping the Australian food industry to deliver a safe, sustainable, secure and competitive food supply.
Good health and wellbeing starts with commercially viable, sustainable advances in food processing and development. We partner with organisations to create solutions and new opportunities for a healthier future.
We aim to fundamentally transform the agrifood sector by developing highly innovative approaches in food production and processing technologies and techniques to ensure Australia’s international competitiveness.
A new spray dryer developed by chemical engineers at the University of Sydney could offer food and medicine businesses a more efficient and cost-effective method for producing their goods.
Australia wastes thousands of tonnes of orange peels each year, but our researchers are exploring ways to repurpose citrus peel into a supplement for cancer prevention.
Professor Fariba Dehghani has received the highly prestigious Chemical Engineering Research Excellence award at this year’s Chemeca Conference.
By infusing chicken feed with Vitamin K1, researchers from the University of Sydney together with industry partner, Agricure are making chickens healthier, more productive and able to lay nutrient-rich eggs.