Uniquely Australian

Identifying and validating opportunities for elite products from foods and ingredients that can only have come from Australia 

Our research includes:

  • Provenance (region of origin) and regional attributes
  • Functional food/feed/nutraceutical ingredients with enhanced nutritional and phytochemical profiles from specialty crops (Australian native plant foods) and industry co/by-products
  • Value chain value-addition through processing and preservation
  • Sensory properties, linked to consumer marketing and branding
  • Innovative packaging solutions and safe use of novel plant foods


Associate Professor Heather Smyth: flavour, sensory and consumer science
Professor Yasmina Sultanbawa: preservation technology, food safety, native foods

For more information visit: www.uniquelyaustralianfoods.org  

Kakadu plum as a model in the transformation from indigenous food to agro industrial raw material

Project Updates

Kakadu plum value chain project – Associate Professor Yasmina Sultanbawa – Research project update - April 2020

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