• Water goes pink for charity

    October 11, 2007 0 comment

    Check out Mount Franklin’s new look

  • Workshop: packaging & shelf life

    October 10, 2007 0 comment

    A workshop on polymer packaging and shelf life in Melbourne on November 14th-15th 2007 will be lead by Dr Gordon Robertson, FAIP, in association with the Australian Institute of Packaging.

  • Stress-busting wild green oat extract

    October 10, 2007 131 comments

    Frutarom’s Neuravena improves stress coping abilities and cognitive function/activity has been proved in in vivo studies.

  • Great Australian Red award announced

    October 9, 2007 0 comment

    Wolf Blass Black Label 2004 has been awarded the 2007 Great Australian Red award, an annual wine competition that celebrates blends that define Australia, namely Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.

  • Protecting food innovation

    October 9, 2007 0 comment

    In a competitive market, it is important that brands are able to protect intellectual assets and commercial advantage.

  • Changes to food code

    October 8, 2007 0 comment

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand welcomes public comment on proposed changes to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

  • Food safety seminar

    October 8, 2007 0 comment

    Members of the food industry are encouraged to attend a seminar on October 15th in New Zealand which will focus on fulfilling Food Control Plan requirements and expanding knowledge of food safety practices.

  • Filtration solution

    October 5, 2007 1 comment

    Donaldson has produced a filtration solution that uses Ultra-Web technology to capture submicron particles for a variety of industries, including food processing and warehousing.

  • Advances in refrigeration technology

    October 4, 2007 8 comments

    In the liquid food industry the demand for better quality at an acceptable cost is forcing the processing industry towards new innovations.

    Low temperature processing is one such innovative process.

    Refrigeration technology has opened the gate for developing freeze concentration (FC) technology.

  • Food labelling: breaching the Food Act

    October 4, 2007 56 comments

    A Scottish whisky wholesaler in breach of the NSW Food Act has been heavily fined. Clayton Utz law firm partners Jocelyn Kellam and Andrew Morrison write.

  • AIP focusses on MAP

    October 3, 2007 0 comment

    The Australian Institute of Packaging’s September meeting, held recently in Melbourne, focussed on Modified Atmosphere Packaging.

  • Australian food tempts American palates

    October 3, 2007 0 comment

    Australian restaurateur Luke Mangan opened his first US restaurant, South Food and Wine Bar, on October 1, showcasing Australian cuisine and wine to an international market.

  • Whizard meat trimmer

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    Food Processing Equipment offers the Bettcher Industries Whizard Series II Trimmers that are particularly suited to beef trimming operations and the meat processing industry in general.

  • Tasmanian lamb on world stage

    October 2, 2007 10 comments

    Aurora lamb, the new 60 day grain-fed lamb produced in Tasmania by Aurora Gourmet Produce using strict stress management techniques, is experiencing strong export growth in Asia and Russia, with growing demand to feature it on menus in leading restaurants in China and Singapore.

  • Ensuring cold chain safety and efficiency

    October 1, 2007 0 comment

    A major development in Australia’s cold chain within the last five years has been the ability to remotely monitor the temperature of storage facilities and vehicles while in motion, ensuring food items are transported and stored correctly at all times.

  • Celebrating healthy heart baking solutions

    October 1, 2007 0 comment

    The US United Soybean Board is hosting a benefit dinner, in line with IBIE, to fund continued research and educational efforts around the use of heart healthy ingredients within the baking industry.

  • Make the National Packaging Covenant work for you

    September 28, 2007 0 comment

    Greenstreets Environmental Resources specialises in assisting companies compile statistics and prepare detailed Action Plans and annual reports in relation to their obligations under the National Packaging Covenant (NPC).

  • Quick serve restaurants: reducing fat

    September 28, 2007 1 comment

    A roundtable of Australian Quick Serve Restaurant Industry representatives met on September 26th in Sydney to report on their progress in removing artificial trans fatty acids from their products.

  • Quality time for Australian barley

    September 27, 2007 0 comment

    Improving the quality reputation of Australian barley and malt is increasingly important in the competitive global grain marketing environment.

  • Dairy authority cautions consumers

    September 27, 2007 0 comment

    Dairy Food Safety Victoria has issued advice that dairy products labelled and sold for “cosmetic” purposes should be used for these purposes only and that the consumption of these products may be unsafe.