- Australian crops
- Big business
- compostable packaging
- Food Business
- food manufacturing
- Food processing
- Food safety
- Food Science
- Fruit and vegetables
- Govt and regulation
- GS1 Australia
- health and wellness
- Lion Dairy
- Total Construction
- Unleashed software
- HomeBrand oyster sauce recall
Woolworths and Global Resourcing are conducting a voluntary recall of HomeBrand oyster sauce due to an important product safety issue.
- Wine odour detection research
Australian scientists are currently involved in worldwide research to discover an objective way of quantifying odours, focusing primarily on the wine industry and the development of a Cybernose.
- Success at home and overseas
Four years ago, JMP recognised that if it was to continue its growth in the palletising and packaging market it would have to change its business model and way of manufacturing.
- Native fruits rich in antioxidants
A recent study by Food Science Australia (FSA) has revealed the high antioxidant levels in twelve native Australian fruits, which could benefit the food and functional food industries.
- AWASH supports AMA salt report
The Australian Division of World Action on Salt and Health (AWASH) supports a new report from the American Medical Association (AMA) that calls for a major reduction in the salt content of processed and restaurant foods, the source of 80% of consumers’ salt intake.
- Palatinose approved in Australia and NZ
Palatinose (Isomaltulose), a functional carbohydrate produced by Palatinit, can now be marketed in both Australia and New Zealand for general use in foods and beverages.
- Simple wine odour detection
Australian scientists are currently involved in worldwide research to discover an objective way of quantifying odours, focussing primarily on the wine industry.
- Pre-register for IBIE and save
Members of the food industry that pre-register for the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) from August 1 to October 6 will receive a US$10 discount and pay US$75 (AU$81).
- Maggi moves from tin to plastic
Nestle New Zealand (NZ) and Australia partnered with Viscount Plastics NZ to design and produce a plastic container to replace the metal cans previously used for packaging and distributing Maggi stocks and desserts to the institutional catering trade in both countries.
- Melbourne hosts Specialist Cheese Show
The eleventh annual Melbourne Specialist Cheese Show will be held on Sunday August 12 at Crown Towers Hotel.
- Green measures today ensure business success tomorrow
Investing in sustainable manufacturing now means being prepared for the challenges that will inevitably come in the future.
- High-quality grains research supports food industry
Australian agrifood industries could soon benefit from the development of genomics technologies used in selection and development of high quality grains, after grains expert and molecular biologist, Professor Rudi Appels, was awarded a Visiting Fellowship with the Food Futures Flagship.
- Packing and palletising system installed
JMP has successfully installed its new generation Robotic Case Packing and Palletising system into Fonterra Australia’s manufacturing site.
- Tuna Spam?
Tripacific Marine, based in Fiji, are patenting a smooth flakeless pressed tuna product, which will provide an alternative to flaky canned tuna.
- Robotic palletising system wins APMA award
FOODMACH, a provider of material movement solutions, won an Australian Packaging Machinery Association (APMA) design award for the Robomatrix, a high-speed palletising system.
- First organic Standard developed in Australia
A new Australian Standard is currently being developed for organic products, including processed foods, to govern the production, processing, marketing and transportation within the industry.
- AFGC’s new deputy chief executive
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has announced the appointment of Dr Geoffrey Annison to the position of deputy chief executive.
- Ibex nominated for business awards
Ibex has received two nominations in the Westpac Manukau Business Awards, in New Zealand, for Excellence in Exporting and Excellence in Manufacturing and Services.
- Supply Chain & Logistics Conference
The 2007 Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference will be held on August 2nd and 3rd at the Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane.
- Meat processing Award up for grabs
Australian meat processors should encourage their staff to enter the Barry Johnson – Cryovac Young Achievers Award 2007, a $12,500 study and travel grant enabling people working in the red-meat processing industry aged 18 to 39 to advance their technical knowledge and learn at first hand global developments in the packaging arena.