In order to avoid risking volatile milk prices, financial markets operator NZX has developed a new market for dairy farmers in New Zealand. To fix the future price of milk and reduce uncertainty, the company plans to allow farmers, processors and stakeholders to participate in a futures and options market trading platform. According to the … Continue reading NZ Milk Prices to find new market amid volatility
An exhibition detailing the history of the meat pie and its iconic place in Australian culture is currently touring NSW libraries. Titled ‘The Meat Pie: Australia’s Own Fast Food’, the exhibition is being curated by the Australian Society for History of Engineering and Technology (ASHET). It first showed in May last year and by the … Continue reading ‘Australia’s Fast Food’ – meat pie exhibition coming to a library near you
Juice maker The Food Revolution Group (FOD) has secured new distribution deals with both the major supermarket chains and independent distributors. The company said in a statement it had signed deals with Woolworths and Coles, as well as distribution agreements with BP, Conga Foods, PFD Fresh To Go, Procal and Norco. The latter will see … Continue reading Juice maker secures new distribution deals
In 2015, Greenham & Sons came to Result Group with a fairly common manufacturing challenge. Their processing speed far outweighed their ability to label products. As a multi-million dollar meat processing business, Greenham were ready to upgrade their labelling system but just needed direction on the best equipment to do so. Result Group recommended the … Continue reading Label applicator increases throughput for Tasmanian meat processor
by James Borrell. In the past week you’ve probably eaten crops that wouldn’t exist in nature, or that have evolved extra genes to reach freakish sizes. You’ve probably eaten “cloned” food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all this without leaving the … Continue reading All our food is ‘genetically modified’ in some way – where do you draw the line?