AUSTRALIA’S COFFEE RACKET is a favourite among many Australians.
While many are looking forward to a day when their cupboard becomes the new coffee table, others are worried about their food quality.
The latest study by the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFS) has revealed that the nation’s outdoor kitchens have not fared particularly well in terms of quality, but are still enjoying the popularity of the dish.
The AIFS research showed that while outdoor kitchen tables have seen a steady increase in popularity over the last few years, they have not been particularly successful in increasing quality in terms and the quality of their food.
This is despite the fact that the popularity and popularity of outdoor kitchen table designs has increased by around 10 per cent per year.
The study found that while the majority of outdoor kitchens are now producing food that is higher quality, only 6 per cent of the outdoor kitchen design types produced a meal that was better in quality than the outdoor kitchens average.
While the research showed there is a noticeable drop in quality from outdoor kitchen to outdoor kitchen, it is not clear how this is going to affect food safety.
There is also a concern about the sustainability of outdoor food kitchens.
The researchers say that while there is no doubt that outdoor kitchen food production is better than that of indoor kitchen food, the sustainability and quality of the food produced in the kitchen are not.
“There is no clear evidence that outdoor kitchens can sustainably produce more food,” the researchers wrote.
“This suggests that the most promising models of outdoor gardening have been limited in their ability to meet food demand and to meet environmental and social demands.”
They suggest that while they have been successful in meeting demand for outdoor kitchen products, they do not necessarily produce food that meets consumer needs.
“Overall, there is little evidence to suggest that outdoor gardening has been successful at meeting consumer needs, despite the continued increase in demand for such products.”
The researchers concluded that the food quality of indoor and outdoor kitchens is still a matter of debate.
“The evidence available indicates that outdoor cooking is associated with higher environmental and socioeconomic impacts.
This has been particularly true in rural communities and low-income communities,” the study found.”
Although the extent to which indoor cooking contributes to the environmental and socio-economic impacts of cooking is not yet known, the increased environmental and societal impacts associated with outdoor cooking appear to be greater.”
While outdoor kitchens may be popular among consumers, the research suggests that this does not necessarily mean that outdoor gardens produce a better product.
“We do not know how well outdoor kitchens produce food or how much of the difference is due to differences in quality,” the AIFs researchers concluded.
“Our findings indicate that outdoor gardeners can achieve greater quality by combining a variety of cooking methods, which include traditional and sustainable methods.
However, this may not be sufficient to provide consumers with a quality product.”
The findings come as a report from the Australian Council of Agricultural Trade Unions (ACATU) warns that indoor and other gardening is a growing industry.
While it is recognised that the traditional and traditional methods are becoming increasingly popular in many parts of Australia, the ACATU warns that the uptake of these methods may not continue as fast as traditional gardens.
“It is important to recognise that the indoor farming sector has a long way to go to become a significant player in the agriculture sector in Australia,” ACATUs spokesperson Steve Hill said.
“In many areas of Australia there is still no clear-cut answer as to what is going on in the indoor market and whether these types of farming systems produce a superior quality of product or not.”
Topics:food-and-cooking,food-safety,gardening,food,environmental-impact,environment-management,foodservice,foodprocessing,health,environment,industry,australiaFirst posted February 21, 2018 11:51:25Contact Sarah ScottMore stories from New South Wales