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Enzyme Solutions has announced the appointment of Mr Barri Trotter to the role of General Manager, effective from August 13th, 2007.
New industry web resource
The NSW Food Industry Training Council board of directors has announced the launch of a new wiki called FoodHub, an online workforce development resource for the Australian Food Industry.
Flavour Makers’ new facilities
Flavour Makers’ Culinary Development Centre at Braeside, features a new expanded research and development laboratory with a separate fully equipped test kitchen and sensory facilities.
New technology for omega-3 fish oils
A recent agreement between Food Science Australia and Clover Corporation will increase the range of processed foods containing healthy omega-3 fish oils and selected microalgal oils by using second-generation MicroMAX microencapsulation technology.
Protecting bakery workers
The baking industry can be dangerous for workers but automating processes minimises this and makes commercial sense. Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) is a major issue in the bread products industry.
Skill shortages to continue
A new report released by McCrindle Research indicates skills shortages and the associated workplace expectations of Generation Y will continue in the future.
Limited FREE tickets for packaging awards
LIMITED free tickets are available for the 2nd Annual Packaging magazine Evolution Awards breakfast ceremony to be held on Wednesday September 12th, 2007, from 7.30am at Waters Edge, Walsh Bay in Sydney.
Flavour company prosecuted
Flavour supplier, International Flavours & Fragrances, has been ordered to donate $10,000 to the Dandenong Benevolent Society after being prosecuted by WorkSafe.
Allergy-free ingredients processing plant
The opening of a new $10 million food manufacturing plant in Murarrie, Queensland, by food ingredient company Earlee Products, will allow the separation of allergenic and non-allergenic food ingredients, addressing a growing need in the food industry for non-allergenic ingredients.
Softfruit launched in UK
Australian research and development company, Byron Food Science, has announced the commercialisation of its SOFTFRUIT technology in the UK.
The power of olives
This heart-healthy polyphenol compound can fortify citrus-type fruit juices, vegetable juices, yoghurt drinks and many food products without leaving a strong aftertaste.
Old timer’s new bottle
Jack Daniel’s has introduced a new bottle for its famous Tennessee whisky, which is On The Shelf now. Find out details here.
Vaalia’s new yoghurt is On The Shelf. Details on ingredients, brand owner, packaging and suppliers here.
Innovative ingredients at food expo
UK-based international flavour and fragrance ingredient supplier, R.C. Treatt & Co, showcased a range of innovative ingredients at the International Food Technology (IFT) annual convention and food expo held in Chicago in July.
Coopers expands with upgrade
As part of Coopers’ $10.5 million expansion program to boost capacity at the company’s Regency Park site, two new beer fermenters were installed on August 17 at Coopers Brewery, bringing the company’s total to twenty.
Teen loses fingers at meatworks
Midfield Meat Processing has been fined $40,000 after a seventeen-year-old Sudanese refugee had three fingers amputated while working as a trainee at the Warrnambool meatworks in January 2006.
Australian vineyard strengthens US presence
Australian wine producer Gemtree Vineyards has announced the appointment of Eymeric Darsch as brand manager, North America.
Top bakers on show at IBIE
The Bread Bakers Guild of America has announced the Bread Bakers Guild Team USA 2008 will hold a public exhibition during the International Baking Industry Exposition from October 7 to 10.
Certified Profibus training courses
The Australian Profibus Association will be hosting accredited Profibus training courses in Sydney and Perth in October 2007, for engineers in the food processing, packaging and other industries.
Wine chocolates steal the show
In this year’s FOOD Challenge Awards the winner of the Confectionery Award, Farm by Nature, also won ‘Best in Show’ for its innovative wine chocolates. Like any new company wanting to establish themselves in a consolidated market, Farm by Nature was presented with the challenge of differentiating themselves, when they first decided to start up a chocolate company in 2004.