More than 100 Australian wineries were recently on show at one of the world’s biggest industry events in a bid to further boost surging exports. The Wine Australia exhibit at ProWein 2017 which was held from March 19 to 21 in Germany featured 500 wines from 76 wineries across 39 varieties and 34 Australian … Continue reading Aussie wines set for German markets
According to a story from the Voice of America (VoA), some of China’s largest food suppliers have stopped selling Brazilian beef and poultry following a scandal over Brazil’s meat processing industry. While Brazil is the world’s largest exporter of beef, fears over Brazilian meat safety have increased since police accused inspectors of taking bribes … Continue reading Chinese supermarkets stop selling Brazilian meat
Four-N Twenty is launching its new Chilli Beef Pie, which has been developed for “adventurous eaters who are keen to try a new and exciting flavour”. The pie is made from chunks of eight-hour slow-cooked 100 per cent Australian beef, with a spicy chilli gravy, wrapped in a golden pastry. “Chilli has been identified as … Continue reading New Chilli Beef Pie from Four-N Twenty
Arkadia Beverages has released a blend of high of turmeric, spices and organic panela sugar and called it Arkadia Golden Latte. This turmeric blend is designed to be ready to drunk with hot or cold milk. With no added dairy, vegan friendly and gluten and caffeine free, Arkadia Golden Latte is claimed to imbue the natural benefits of turmeric … Continue reading Tumeric-rich Arkadia Golden Latte released
Winha Commerce and Trade International, the Australian paddock-to-plate Chinese retailer and wholesale food company, has announced that it will use its participation in a new Australian agricultural research centre to help create new products for the Chinese market. Last month Winha announced it would be a foundation partner in Ausway College to be created in … Continue reading Australian fruit destined for Chinese retailers
Food processing and packaging equipment supplier Tna has announced the acquisition of Australian confectionery equipment supplier NID. Known across the food industry as a pioneer in the development of starch moulding equipment, NID has been supplying complete mogul lines for the confectionery industry for over 60 years. The acquisition provides tna with access to NID’s … Continue reading Food processing and packaging supplier Tna acquires NID
Understanding the extremely high standards that Australia’s food and beverage manufacturers work towards to ensure that consumers receive the highest quality products, SEW-EURODRIVE has announced the recent Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) certification of its mechatronic drive system MOVIGEAR type B, variant for wet areas. Traditional machine components are not only difficult to clean … Continue reading Mechatronic drive awarded HACCP certification
Oven has announced its 5R6-900 temperature controller with ramp/soak capabilities. Contained all in one enclosure, the device can be plugged into the wall as a self-contained temperature control system, which has its own power supply. This feature makes the device convenient for users. The controller can also be used universally, which allows the user to … Continue reading Temperature controller
The Australian Industry Group has welcomed today’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) Penalty Rates Decision. “The Commission has accepted Ai Group’s evidence and arguments to re-set penalty rates in the fast food industry to better align them with the characteristics and needs of 21st century workplaces,” Ai Group Chief Executive Innes Willox said. “Ai Group represented the … Continue reading Food industry penalty rate change applauded by business
Cutting-edge meat-processing technologies, such as advanced sensing, will be at the forefront of the inaugural Processing Day at AUSPACK 2017.
Privately owned Wegdam Holding BV announced today the takeover of all assets of Tilly Sabco Bretagne SAS. Tilly Sabco was placed in receivership on July 29, 2016 by the Commercial Court of Brest with a six months’ period of observation. Wegdam will restart Tilly Sabco International SAS consequently directly saving 61 employees from redundancy. The … Continue reading Tilly Sabco jobs saved after takeover
BCDS Group has been appointed by automation manufacturer FOX IV Technologies as their master distributor for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Rim region. “FOX IV’s automated print and apply labeling systems have been a reliable addition to Australian manufacturing facilities for the past 20+ years,” says Rick Fox, president and CEO. “The addition of … Continue reading BCDS appointed master distributor by FOX IV Technologies
Haverick Meats was devastated by fire at their Banksmeadow facility on the 21st May 2016. With a driving determination from Haverick’s and expert advice, the factory has seen a quick turn around and is back open, supplying the professional foodservice industry and the community. “It wasn’t until I got here that I saw how serious … Continue reading Haverick Meats up and running again after devastating fire
Mencom’s T-Type Hygienic rectangular connectors are designed for installation on food industry machines and systems. The food safe and self-extinguishing thermoplastic material is easily cleanable and resistant to the cleaning and sanitising agents commonly used in food processing factories. There are two series available in the Hygienic enclosures, T-Type/H and T-Type/C. T-Type/H is designed for … Continue reading Food safe rectantgular connectors
According to the ABC, In what has been described as a landmark reform, New South Wales dairy cooperative Norco has introduced paid domestic violence (DV) leave for its employees. Norco chief executive Brett Kelly said it sends the right message on an important social issue. “You need to look after your employees and it is really … Continue reading Norco leads with domestic violence leave
Bounce has announced their latest addition to the Bounce Bites range – introducing Cacao Peanut Crunch. Made from 100% nut butter combined with crunchy peanuts, sweet dates and rich cacao, this delicious creation is naturally preserved with coconut oil and rosemary extract. The little nuggets of goodness are gluten free, GMO free, vegetarian friendly and … Continue reading New Cacao Peanut Crunch from Bounce
New data reveals Australia’s beverage trends, from beer and spirits to zero alcohol Beverage purchase data from pubs and bars across major Australian cities reveals the types of drinks we may be consuming at functions in the lead up to Christmas and New Year’s. At these establishments, beer is Australia’s favourite beverage – even among … Continue reading What will Aussies be drinking these holidays?
For many Australian sports fans, buying beer at sporting venues is an exercise in subjugation. For starters, the alcohol content for those in general admission is often capped at mid-strength – a typically penal restriction aimed at civilising the riff-raff. Yet the true indignity arrives right at the dreaded moment the attendant rings up the … Continue reading The price is not right: how much is too much for a beer at sporting events?
As Australia’s stonefruit season gets underway, growers have high hopes for a prosperous year with more than 5,000 tonnes of nectarines being exported to the Chinese mainland market for the first time. Following more than a decade of negotiations, Chinese authorities granted market access to Australia in May, representing the first major new market open … Continue reading China finally opens market to Aussie stonefruit
Jungheinrich has launched an entry-level range of pallet trucks for low-duty applications. This new range of electric pedestrian trucks is designed for retailers, print shops, workshops or garden centers, or even small to medium-sized businesses that routinely need to move heavy individual items. The range includes EJE M13 (1300kg) and EJE M15 (1500kg) electric pedestrian … Continue reading Pallet trucks for SME’s