In the last two years, the Australian harvest has seen the end of a long drought season, bouncing back with buoyancy, with incentives from the government boosting sales of agricultural equipment to accommodate the demands of high yields.
If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to cut back on alcohol, it appears you’re not alone.
Identify the value of digital transformation for F&B manufacturing to remain competitive and realise efficiencies across your enterprise. Read more
We have all heard of big data, but how about big baking? The Australian bread making industry is as robust as its grain production. Unlike a local bakery, large scale baking operations require much larger ovens and mixmasters that spin for extended periods to make bread dough. Read more
Global packaging specialist Sealed Air continues to offer well researched and insight-led virtual events to help stakeholders in the food industry see how they can solve their critical packaging challenges, all while delivering sustainable outcomes.
The work that goes into creating award-winning wines cannot be understated. As the fields of Australian wineries become ripe for harvest season, winemakers prepare their facilities for processing wine products, with the understanding that each sip must reflect the intended flavour and texture of the quality of their grapes.
The manufacturing industry has been waiting for an event to connect and do business, and what better place to reconnect with peers than in the sunny Gold Coast? Join the industry at FoodTech Qld 7-8 July 2022 at Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre for two days of business, networking, and education.
A smooth floor, freshly drenched in a combination of oils and water, casual footwear, a fallen sign, and a hasty employee, a recipe for disaster. And that’s just one scenario that could cause an expensive slip, trip or fall.
Winemakers can agree that grape selection is an important part of producing quality wine and requires a delicate sorting process. Read more
For more than five decades, researchers around the globe have spent thousands of hours in front of Thermo Fisher Scientific biosafety cabinets (BSCs). Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Herasafe 2025 takes the lead on the latest in innovative biological safety cabinets by introducing a brand-new iteration of its predecessors, which includes independent supply and exhaust blowers, real-time airflow compensation and a digital airflow verification system.
Founded in 2012, the Deeds Brewing facility in Glen Iris is a relatively fresh addition to the Melbourne craft beer scene. From humble beginnings brewing from home, the decision to open a brewing facility was born of a very simple ethos the team at Deeds adhere to: they brew beer that they would want to drink. Read more
As a valuable commodity, the sugar industry generates around $4 billion for the Australian economy every year. Read more
The food and beverage sector is the largest manufacturing sector in the Australian economy and continues to grow. The Australian Government expects that by 2030 the industry will double in revenue with a focus on smart food and beverage manufacturing.
The new SME Report from the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) will help businesses reach 2025 packaging targets. Read more
A global Packaging Design for Recycling Guide has been developed by ECR Community, the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and FH Campus University of Applied Sciences, Austria and is available for download. Read more
Mintel, experts in consumer trends, has announced three trends set to impact global consumer markets in 2022, including analysis, insights, and recommendations centred around consumer behaviour, market shifts, innovative brands, and opportunities for companies and brands to act on in the next 12 months:
Queensland is synonymous with healthy, delicious tasting fresh produce thanks to its unique climate, high altitude and rich volcanic soil. This is where family-owned business, Howe Farming was born. Read more
When asked what he loved most about his job in the baking industry, Bakery Combinations general manager, Mark Hodgson, said that the appeal of working with MIWE was too hard to ignore when the opportunity arose to join the team two years ago.
If you’re like most organisations today, you probably can’t recruit and train new hires quickly enough to replace the outflow of workers retiring or leaving your organisation each year. Some of your workers have likely been with your organisation for decades. When they leave, they take all of their experience and tribal knowledge out the door with them, making them impossible to replace overnight.
Innovative technology that can not only detect foreign objects but operate simply, efficiently, and at high speed, while at the same time collecting and retaining production run data has become available to the industry.