Scaled Management Systems

Ancient grain, teff, enters the retail market.

Current interest in the nutritional value of ancient grains like quinoa and chia has been the driver of an increase in their consumption. Grain growers in the New South Wales Riverina recognised the popularity of ancient grains and aimed to diversify their crops by including an ancient grain called teff. Teff is a gluten-free whole grain with a higher fibre content than wheat and rice. It is the world’s smallest grain, and it originates from Ethiopia where its main use is in Injera bread. With assistance from the CSIRO, Outback Harvest changed its focus from growing traditional grains (barley, corn,

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Nature vs Nurture Part 9

We have seen how the human population remains fixed in between a ‘rock and a hard place’ trying to deal with the challenges brought by rapid population growth and yet as new technologies are introduced to deal with those issues the

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Nature vs Nurture Part 8

Australia, along with 5 other countries did not sign the Kyoto Protocol, instead, declaring a pact to share new clean technologies as they were developed. (Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, which Canada joined in 2007.)

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Nature vs Nurture Part 7

Is the Solar Power Project in Moree, New South Wales an example of ill-counselled grand statements for publicity sake?

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Approved Supplier Programmes – Part 3

As we’ve observed in the food sector having confidence in the supply chain which provides your organisation with raw materials is critical.
The same concepts apply for many other industry sectors where critical control points exist in supply chains & organisations cannot afford failures.

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