• Salinity still looms over rural Australia

    April 2, 2008 0 comment

    The environmental debate may have shifted but Australia still cannot afford to overlook the threat of salinity.

  • National Manufacturing Week is coming

    April 1, 2008 0 comment

    Companies in the food processing and manufacturing sector will have an opportunity to see latest developments in manufacturing technology at this year’s National Manufacturing Week, which will be held at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour from Tuesday May 27 to Friday May 30.

  • High-performance labeler for brewery

    April 1, 2008 0 comment

    Many successful companies in the beverage industry initially started unobtrusively and on a small scale. The career of Coopers Brewery in Australia began in a similar way.

  • Product contamination insurance for food

    April 1, 2008 0 comment

    XL Insurance, the global insurance operations of XL Capital Ltd last month launched its primary food and drink Product Contamination Insurance with integrated crisis management cover for the Australian market.

  • New modular heat exchanger

    April 1, 2008 0 comment

    Teralba Industries Pty continues to provide heat transfer solutions with the newly released, high-flow Dimpleflo Modubloc Heat Exchanger.

  • Air knife for wide surface coverage

    April 1, 2008 0 comment

    EXAIR’s new 54” (1372mm) Super Air Knife produces a laminar sheet of airflow to blowoff, dry or cool wide surfaces.

  • Authentic Indian dhals

    March 28, 2008 0 comment

    Foods Pacific Ltd, based in Fiji, have produced a range of ready-to-eat vegetarian based dhals, under their Taste of India brand.

  • Microwave technology for food processing

    March 28, 2008 5 comments

    Industrial Microwave Systems, L.L.C., the producer of patented microwave systems, announces the first commercial process licensing and installation of its Cylindrical Heating System.

  • NZ’s primary sector graduates

    March 28, 2008 0 comment

    A record number of qualifications related to New Zealand’s important land-based industries will be awarded at Lincoln University’s 2008 Graduation Ceremony in Christchurch Town Hall on Friday 4 April.

  • Pressure detection & diagnostic function

    March 27, 2008 0 comment

    Ifm efector introduces a new line of pump diagnostic pressure sensors that detect potential pump damage caused by cavitations, trapped air or gas, blockages and deposits.

  • Brewer pleads guilty to safety charges

    March 27, 2008 0 comment

    Fosters Australia Limited has pleaded guilty to two workplace safety charges following the death of a worker on 13 April 2006.

  • Highest volume sorter yet

    March 27, 2008 0 comment

    Key Technology introduces a new high volume, high performance sorter featuring a two-meter wide scan area that increases throughput within a space-saving footprint.

  • Global price increases for packaging

    March 26, 2008 0 comment

    Scholle packaging has announced a global price increase across all segments of their flexible packaging product range for dairy, wine, beverages, food, processed fruit and industrial products.

  • Support for Fosters Group & Lion Nathan

    March 26, 2008 0 comment

    After making the decision to voluntarily move production to two standard drinks or less across all their single serve ready to drink products, Diageo Australia is supporting Foster Group & Lion Nathan in joining them.

  • Australian wine industry lecture

    March 26, 2008 0 comment

    Dr Jim Fortune will present a food and agriculture lecture on the “Change and maturity in the Australian Wine Industry” at The University of Western Australia.

  • FOOD Challenge winner wins again

    March 25, 2008 0 comment

    Babicka original wormwood vodka has won the bronze medal at this years San Francisco World Sprits Competition.

  • Water treatment growth down under

    March 25, 2008 0 comment

    One of the world’s leading water treatment groups, Eimco Water Technologies Limited, is expanding its activities in Australia through its acquisition of AJM Environmental Services Pty Ltd.

  • World’s first carbon-neutral meals

    March 25, 2008 0 comment

    Fresh food innovator Pitango has gained CarboNZero status by becoming the first company in the world to sell carbon neutral meals.

  • Halal Training

    March 20, 2008 0 comment

    A Halal Awareness Programme is being launched to promote understanding of the Halal Industry for food manufacturers.

  • World of food in Asia

    March 20, 2008 0 comment

    Thailand is geared up and ready to host THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2008 and to show the world its abilities to become Asia’s premier food exposition centre.