- 3D Printing
- air compressors
- Air Liquide
- beverage business
- beverage processing
- BSC Industrials
- CBC Australia
- Food Business
- food industry
- food manufacturing
- Food processing
- Gates Australia
- Gates Poly Chain Carbon Volt belt
- Internet of things
- planned maintenance
- Plant Protein
- Rockwell Automation
- International insights from the World Packaging Organisation
The seven international speakers who formed part of the World Packaging Conference at the recent AUSPACK PLUS in Sydney, had some very valuable lessons to share with Australia’s packaging community.
- 24 hours with The Right Food Group
Anni Brownjohn from The Right Food Group has taken part in Food mag’s Industry Map, shedding light on the trials and tribulations of being in the food manufacturing industry.
- Eating insects: good for you, good for the environment
What are the arguments for entomophagy, and why on earth does the United Nations want us to do this apparently disgusting thing?
- Conveyor cooking systems rolling towards profit
The use of advanced conveyor cooking systems is improving product quality and cooking efficiencies among food processors in Australia – and saving on costs.
- How effective is a voluntary code?
As the Australian Food and Grocery Council wraps up the final tweaks in its proposed voluntary code of conduct for supermarkets and food and grocery manufacturers, questions regarding the effectiveness of self regulation in our duopolistic market have been raised.
- The future of packaging and processing revealed at AUSPACK PLUS [video]
AUSPACK PLUS, the largest biennial packaging and processing machinery and materials exhibition in Australia featured a myriad of new and innovative ideas and processes from around the globe.
- Wins & woes in food manufacturing: Part One
In this three part series, food producers and manufacturers in South Australia shed light on the trials and tribulations of manufacturing in Australia today. First up is Peter Davis from Island Beehive.
- Closing the cap: lean management
Implementing lean manufacturing in the caps and closures industry is a long journey. Phalanx Consulting’s Peter Lawlor explains the steps to success.
- Packaging change: how far we’ve come
Ralph Moyle, national president at the AIP, says happy birthday to the APPMA and reflects on 30 years of change in Australia’s packaging industry.
- Top 5 health claims targeting the elderly
Health optimisation is a growing priority for today’s aging population. Here are the top five health claims for food and drinks marketed at elderly consumers.
- 24 hours with Whole Kids
Food magazine recently launched its Industry Map, where we ask food manufacturing professionals to shed light on the trials and tribulations of their work. Here, Monica Meldrum, founder of Whole Kids, takes our Q&A.
- Australia must be part of the global packaging community
Australia can’t operate in a vacuum, and must be part of the global market, Ralph Moyle, president at the Australian Institute of Packaging explains.
- APPMA celebrates and reflects on 30 years
This year, the APPMA is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and according to chairman, Mark Dingley, now is the time for all manufacturers to prepare for what lies ahead.
- How to package up a purchase
With research being completed almost daily on buyer behaviour, one standout fact is most people don’t list brands on their shopping list. More and more, shoppers buy categories, not brands, raising the need for any brand to influence the shopper’s decision at shelf.
- ‘Light’ wine: good for your waistline or just producers’ bottom line?
Dieters can now have their wine and drink it, guilt-free and minus the hangover. That’s the promise of so-called “light” or low-alcohol, low-calorie wines. But these wines are not considerably lighter and may actually push people toward drinking more.
- Everything but the squeal: researchers steak claim with beef patent
How times have changed: agricultural businesses in the US and Australia no longer rely on cheap labour, economies of scale, and the absence of regulation. Instead they are turning to patent protection, in ways that might amuse, bewilder or horrify some observers.
- Salt reduction a bitter challenge
In the wake of Australia’s health conscious consumer, food manufacturers are having to address sodium reduction in their recipes, but this isn’t as you might think.
- Coles’ milk deal gives supermarket suppliers a reason to be sour
A couple of years ago, milk was at the vanguard of the relaunch of private labels by the major supermarket chains. Now, it might be surfing the wave of the next big change
- Times are changing for drink makers
Soft drinks are some of the most popular and most talked about beverages on the market, but despite their dominance innovation in the sector is starting to stall.
- Can Australia really feed Asia?
While this renewed interest in the potential of Australian agriculture is welcome, how realistic are calls to double or quadruple Australia’s food production?