- Annual Royal Hobart Fine Food
- baking expo
- baking industry
- Blockchain technology
- carbon belts
- FDA-approved plastic
- food recall
- food recall systems
- Food waste
- From Granny
- Gates Australia
- Gates belt drive systems
- Gates systems
- GS1 Australia
- Heat and control
- ifm Australia
- ifm efector
- ifm expert
- meat industry
- metal detection
- MODU System
- recall systems
- schneider Australia
- Schneider Electric
- Tatiana Kuzovova
- Total Construction
- The future of solar energy in Australia
Solgen Energy Group’s executive general manager David Naismith talks about renewable energy, the solar industry and the challenges associated with the growing solar power storage sector. Could you tell us more about Solgen’s business direction here in Australia and what are your plans for your customers here? David Naismith: Solgen Energy Group is a leading solar … Continue reading The future of solar energy in Australia
- Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian
While the veggie patty is not going to totally replace lamb, chicken or beef as Aussie staples any time soon, the number of Australians identifying as a vegetarian is rising steadily.
- Scientists have unlocked the secret of making tomatoes taste of something again
If you shop in a supermarket you may well have asked why the fruit and veg you buy there is so tasteless, especially if you’ve also tried homegrown alternatives.
- Food security: we throw away a third of the food we grow – here’s what to do about waste
In the UK, roughly a third of the food grown in the field never actually makes into anybody’s mouth. For every three pigs raised on a farm, the equivalent of one will ultimately be sent to landfill. A third of all apples, perfectly good for consumption, will somehow be discarded. The message is simple: we … Continue reading Food security: we throw away a third of the food we grow – here’s what to do about waste
- Automated packing solution at major food company
HMPS has been awarded the contract for the installation of its HMPS1000 RSC Bag in Box (BIB) Case Packer and System Integration solution at a major local food and beverage company.
- Food security: how drought and rising prices led to conflict in Syria
In 2015 the Welsh singer and activist Charlotte Church was widely ridiculed in the right-wing press and on social media for saying on BBC Question Time that climate change had played an important part in causing the conflict in Syria. From 2006 until 2011, [Syria] experienced one of the worst droughts in its history, which … Continue reading Food security: how drought and rising prices led to conflict in Syria
- Pioneering craft brewery evolves into whisky distillery
One of Australia’s early craft breweries has grown up to become a premium whisky distillery.
- Parrot pie and possum curry – how colonial Australians embraced native food
The relationship between European settlers and native Australian foodstuffs during the 19th century was a complex one.
- Changing climate has stalled Australian wheat yields: study
Australia’s wheat yields more than trebled during the first 90 years of the 20th century but have stalled since 1990.
- Why Australian supermarkets continue to look to the UK for leadership
Sadly, the shortsightedness of Australian retail management and years of complacency has forced supermarket boards to look further afield for retail talent.
- Bribing kids to eat vegetables is not sustainable – here’s what to do instead
How to get a fussy child to eat vegetables is a question that plagues many frustrated parents at countless mealtimes.
- Breast milk banking continues an ancient human tradition and can save lives
Breast milk banking provides a safe source of human breast milk in some states in Australia, but greater accessibility is highly desirable.
- Robotics company is complete package for South East Asian food industry
PACKAGING robots from Australia fitted with cameras to allow remote troubleshooting are helping to streamline South East Asia’s surging food and beverage industry. HMPS is based in Adelaide, South Australia, and is one of the largest automation manufacturers in the country. It designs and develops bespoke machines to fill specific industry needs, including packaging, organising, … Continue reading Robotics company is complete package for South East Asian food industry
- Complete water solution for bottling operations
With more than 40 years’ experience with complete line solutions, Sidel has helped producers to reach and exceed their targets, time after time.
- Eating standing up – is it really bad for you?
If we consider these three eating positions: lying down, sitting and standing, which should we choose as our standard eating position?
- New method for converting wastewater nutrients into fertiliser
Researchers from Aalto University in Finland have developed a new, energy-efficient method for capturing nitrogen and phosphorus from different liquid waste fractions.
- Should over 50’s avoid that afternoon coffee? Maybe.
On the basis of caffeine concentrations alone, the recommendation to avoid caffeine after lunch is being a little over cautious.
- Healthy dose of special fish sauce keeps beriberi at bay
Adding the vitamin thiamine to fish sauce has been identified as the best way to protect Cambodian infants against the deadly beriberi disease.
- What’s driving the worldwide obesity epidemic?
The rise of obesity around the globe has led the World Health Organization (WHO) to urge countries to impose a tax on sugary drinks.
- Cellar doors drive boutique winery growth in Australia
Cellar door and mail order sales are driving strong growth for small wineries, the latest survey results published by Wine Australia has found.