Future protein

You can walk into any local supermarket and buy Australian produced Atlantic salmon. But why is this not the case for white flesh fish?

3D printed foods on a plate

3D printing is opening up a whole world of new food product opportunities.

Different types of protein

A new CSIRO report shows how Australia can capture an extra $13 billion by producing the world’s future protein.

Precision fermentation has emerged as one of the frontrunners for additional sources of protein that could underpin the growth of a sustainable bioeconomy in Australia. We explain current trends and future research priorities.

Australia could be a leading supplier of sustainably manufactured products across a range of industries by expanding its local precision fermentation capabilities.

A picture of an Aboriginal woman's hands holding out 4 witjuti grubs (caterpillars)

New collaborations and First Nations co-developed initiatives can unlock the potential of the edible insect industry in Australia.

Bag with lupin beans

Harnessing the power of protein from lupin has been a decades-long process, but it’s finally seeing the light.

Robot hand decorating sweet cupcake with fresh cherry

In 20 years, will we swap beef for crickets, 3-D print food, or grow our leafy greens on vertical farms in our cities? And what will changes in our diet mean for Australia’s agrifood sector?

Fisherman with a pompano fish.

To meet growing consumer demand, CSIRO researchers are on the hunt for healthy and affordable protein sources from white flesh fish.