Special Report: Ready Meals

A ready meals company, which has been catering to the nutritional needs of elite athletes for almost two decades, is ramping up its offering in the home delivery space.

Frozen ‘TV dinners’ have long had a bad rap, but in today’s time-poor world Dietlicious aims to turn this perception around with its premium weight loss meal range.

In-pack pasteurisation technology, produced in partnership with Woolworths, has enabled a fresh range of healthy ready meals displaying the face of celebrity Michelle Bridges.

The future of food production will be highly personalised to individual tastes and nutritional requirements as biosensors integrate with new ‘food generation’ technologies to deliver the perfect ‘dose’ of food, according to the CSIRO.

Emily Dupuche is having a crack at the ready meals category, but not with the type of food you’d expect.

Two consumer advocacy groups have criticised the salt and sugar content in popular baby and toddler foods currently on the market.

The ready meal market is still in growth but competition from takeaway foods and private label products is forcing processors to up their game.

Woolworths has taken another bite out of the $900m ready meals pie with the launch of a new range of private label ready-to-heat dishes.

Innovation is full-throttle in the ready-to-eat products space in Australia. Here's a quick taste.

Companies operating in the budding meal solutions space are looking to innovate in order to stand out from the crowd.

Vegetarian alternatives are on the rise, with much of the activity attributed to the growing number of flexitarians.