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Cereal carbohydrates and nutrition

Food Futures Flagship research in cereal carbohydrates and nutrition aims to deliver human health benefits through grains and grain-based foods.

BARLEYmax grain FAQs

BARLEYmax™ grain is a natural wholegrain with enhanced nutritional benefits. This 'supergrain' is now available to consumers in a range of products. Find out how and where to buy these products.

New BARLEYmax™: high fibre wholegrain with resistant starch

BARLEYmax™ is a natural wholegrain with enhanced nutritional benefits.

Australian scientific collaboration set to break world’s reliance on fish for long chain omega-3

A pioneering research alliance is on the way to breaking the world's reliance on fish stocks for supply of long chain omega-3.

A MAGIC approach to improved wheat quality

CSIRO Food Futures Flagship scientists are using MAGIC, an innovative technique to increase the speed and efficiency of wheat breeding.

Australian National Algae Culture Collection

This unique bank of Australian biodiversity contains marine and freshwater microalgal classes sourced from tropical Australia to Antarctica.

Adelaide: SAHMRI (SA)

CSIRO research at the SAHMRI facility encompasses food and nutritional sciences and clinical and community studies, which include trials conducted at the nutrition and health research clinic.

Insect's mating secrets key to protecting Aussie farms

CSIRO scientists are combining micro sensing, sterile insect technology and new insect trapping systems to protect our farms from one of Australia’s most economically damaging pest - the Queensland fruit fly.

Future wheat and barley

Food Futures Flagship research in future wheat and barley aims to increase the value of the Australian wheat and barley industry through enhancing product quality, providing new market opportunities and improving productivity.

Low gluten foods

This two-page information sheet is about CSIRO research into developing low gluten barley. This is the first step towards providing the Australian public with a range of low gluten products.

Food Futures Brochure

CSIRO's Food Futures Flagship is developing high-value, differentiated products to deliver higher quality, healthier and safer foods and feeds. We work across the food supply chain linking our science with farmers, governments, the food industry and consumers. Our research improves food security and sustainability for farmers, manufacturers and consumers, in Australia and around the world. (4 pages)

Dr Nigel Preston: advancing beef and aquaculture production

Dr Nigel Preston is Acting Director of the Food Futures Flagship and leader of the Breed Engineering theme.

Farming Ahead: CSIRO and related articles from 2010

Farming Ahead magazine regularly features CSIRO's research for the agricultural sector. This is a list of CSIRO articles published in the magazine throughout 2010.

Gene technology

Learn more about gene technology, how it impacts our lives and the research CSIRO is undertaking in this field.

The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet

Our bestselling book, The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet is a nutritionally balanced, scientifically proven eating plan that can help you feel less hungry and lose weight.

Food Futures Flagship UPDATE

The programs of Food Futures Flagship will transform the agrifood sector of the nation through new technologies and collaborations. News from this initiative can be found in the Food Futures UPDATE e-newsletter.

Food Futures Flagship UPDATE: back issues

The UPDATE e-newsletter provides news from the Food Futures Flagship.

Farming Ahead: CSIRO and related articles from 2009

Farming Ahead magazine regularly features CSIRO's research for the agricultural sector. This is a list of CSIRO articles published in the magazine throughout 2009.

Future grains, grain based foods and feed

Delivering premium grains and grain foods to increase industry value and improve human health.

Canberra: Black Mountain, ACT (Black Mountain laboratories)

CSIRO’s Black Mountain laboratories are the central research facilities of CSIRO Plant Industry, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences and CSIRO Land and Water.

Food Futures Flagship people

Browse Food Futures Flagship people.

Flagship postgraduate scholarships

National Research Flagships offer full and top-up Flagship Postgraduate Scholarships to high quality students who wish to work on a Flagship research project.

Future oilseeds

Food Futures Flagship research in future oilseeds includes modifying plant oils for increased nutritional benefit as well as increasing the amount of oil produced in plants.

Future grains, grain based foods and feed

The Food Futures Flagship is researching ways to develop novel, high value grains and oilseeds to provide substantiated health benefits to consumers and new opportunities for industry.

Creating omega-3 in grains

Scientists from our Food Futures Flagship are working to create commercial oilseed varieties that produce healthy omega-3 oils.

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