- 3D Printing
- air compressors
- beverage processing
- CBC Australia
- energy efficiency
- Food Business
- food factory
- food industry
- food manufacturing
- Food processing
- Gates Australia
- GS1 Australia
- Internet of things
- inventory software
- Lion Dairy
- Plant Protein
- Rockwell Automation
- Total Construction
- Unleashed software
- Murray Goulburn and Fonterra are playing chicken with dairy farmers
Even though both cooperatives are shifting responsibility to each other for the fall in milk prices, which is pushing dairy farmers to the brink, they are both at fault for their race to the bottom.
- Eat locals: swapping sheep and cows for kangaroos and camels could help our environment
We may be what we eat, but our dietary choices also affect the health of the environment, and farmers’ back pockets.
- Nanoparticles in baby formula: should parents be worried?
Parents probably wouldn’t anticipate finding extremely small, needle-like particles in baby formula.
- Embracing change
Change is inevitable and manufacturers who resist it will struggle to survive in today’s competitive market.
- Natural sweeteners making their mark on soft drink market
Soft drinks accounted for 20 per cent of global launches featuring stevia in the 12 months to the end of March 2016.
- Advertising has the power to make children fat and this needs to stop
More than 60% of UK adults are obese and one in five children start school already overweight – rising to around one in three once children hit the ages of 10 and 11.
- New food logistics technologies deliver the goods
Zebra Technologies has a simple solution to an otherwise complex question: How can value be added to the process of food transportation?
- Can we be Australian without eating indigenous food?
In short, European Australians lived on, not in, this continent. This culinary determinism is the most material evidence of the disjunction between where we are, and what we eat.
- Milk price cuts reflect the reality of sweeping changes in global dairy market
A perfect storm has emerged across the major dairy producing nations which will result in a long term significant reset of dairy economics across the globe.
- Mind the doughnut: emotional eating is a habit that can start in childhood
Food can be an extremely effective tool for calming young children. But what are the effects of using food as a tool to deal with emotions like boredom or sadness?
- The importance of cyber hygiene
Manufacturers are being urged to regularly asses their network infrastructure, and to close all possible opportunities for hackers. Alan Johnson reports.
- Lessons from living below the extreme poverty line on $2 a day
I joined 8,500 Australians on the charity challenge last week to live below the extreme poverty line, spending just $2 a day on food for five days.
- Management backs environmental initiatives, but needs proof of payback: survey
Australian management is keen to pursue environmental excellence through green energy and waste water initiatives but wary of unproven operators who promise much while delivering little.
- A 4 step guide to smart energy management
Having the right energy strategy can improve reliability and sustainability while reducing energy bills as Nicolas Larue reports.
- Taking the lead in food safety
With food safety and the presence of food-borne hazards such an important issue in today’s food and beverage industry, manufacturers around the world are taking note of Atlas Copco’s recent accreditation to ISO 22000, the first air compressor company to do so. While not defining air quality as such, ISO 22000 is an important food … Continue reading Taking the lead in food safety
- ‘Living here will make you fat’ – do we need a public health warning?
Governments have invested billions in efforts to prevent obesity, yet Australians keep getting fatter, especially in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage.
- Is the dairy industry in Australia set to sour?
Over the past 10 years, the Australian dairy industry has performed something of a miracle considering the various circumstances it faced. Sam Murden asks if this is likely to continue.
- Packaging innovation for the food industry
Packaging solutions such as grab-and-go packaged produce or fresh meat products that can go straight from the retailer’s chiller case into the oven or microwave are growing in popularity.
- Austral Fisheries reaping the benefits of ERP software
Recent developments included moving Greentree to the cloud and equipping Austral’s sales staff with Greentree-4Sales, for greater efficiency on the move.
- Kitchen Science: bacteria and fungi are your foody friends
As you savour the aroma of a piece of Roquefort cheese, have you ever considered the extraordinary contribution made by the microscopic creatures that have worked so hard for your pleasure?