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Novel wine barrel cleaning
The potential of high power ultrasonics technology to be used for wine
barrel cleaning and disinfection is a ground breaking discovery that
could save Australia’s wine industry hundreds of millions of dollars
annually. Celia Johnson writes.
FoodWorks gets in on the home-brand act.
Improved cool room performance
Aeris Hygiene Services delivers cool room performance solutions, the residual actions of which prevent colonisation of cool room surfaces for extended periods.
Chocolate milk proved to satisfy
Chocolate milk is more satisfying than soft drink without having any adverse effect on appetite at the next meal, according to scientific research.
Meat portioner aids food safety
Food Processing Equipment is the sole distributor in Australia and New Zealand of US-based manufacturer Stork Townsend’s advanced, low-pressure portioning machine.
Innovative technology and food processing equipment solutions are anticipated to be coming out of Key Technology in the near future with the appointment of Richard Hebel as Chief Technology Officer.
Driving nutrition and health
Under the slogan ‘connecting nutrition and health’, three ingredients suppliers will now exist under a new Functional Food Unit, the BENEO group, a section of Südzucker AG.
NZ food sector remains strong
The strength of New Zealand’s food and beverage sector at present is undeniable, playing a central role in the success of the New Zealand economy. But the future looks even brighter.
Calcium fortification in ice cream
A naturally derived seaweed mineral has been approved for use in ice cream.
Tailor-made vitamin premixes
The market for functional foods is growing with the fortification of food and drinks offering consumers important benefits: a healthy diet combines with convenience.
Blow Thru Sieve improves quality
Russell Finex’s Blow Thru Sieve check-screens dry, free-flowing powders and granular materials without disrupting processing lines.
Colour coding for safety
A polymer piping system proven in more than 6500 applications in Australasia and globally has demonstrated its ease of installation and flexibility and cleanliness in an installation at Fortune Soy Manufacturing.
Nestle has embarked on another marketing strategy, this time aimed at improving children’s reading abilities.
Coopers does well from foreign beer
Coopers Brewery has announced a record $19.5 million profit for the 2006-07 financial year on the back of growing beer sales in Australia and overseas.
Handling bulk ingredients
Matcon Pacific business
development director David Newell identifies the main issues facing manufacturers using bulk ingredients and offers some handy advice.
Coles announces salt policy
Coles will be discussing its salt reduction policy in public for the first time at the Australian Divsion of World Action on Salt and Health’s (AWASH) salt reduction and children event on 31st January 2008.
On the shelf: organic salad
Ready-to-eat organic salad is now available from Ladybird Organics.
Manufacturer cuts emissions
Food manufacturers are increasingly feeling the effects of climate change, including the rising cost of ingredients, and are becomming more proactive about doing their bit for the environment.
HACCP certification and testing equipment
HACCP director Martin Stone gives reasons as to why food manufacturers should become HACCP certified, including barriers to implementing a program and auditing no-nos, and identifies developments in food safety equipment.
What are the main foodborne bacteria, causes of foodborne illness and measures for preventing it? HACCP director Martin Stone identifies the Top 5s of foodborne illness.