With the global population set to soar and the growth of our agricultural industry threatened by climate change and competing land uses, Australia needs to toss out food waste – and packaging is the key.
South Gippsland based dairy processor Burra foods have announced that they will commence production of nutritional milk powders next year.
A NSW beetroot farmer has bought most of the processing lines from the collapsed Windsor Farm Foods cannery in an effort to establish his own vegetable processing facility.
A recent paper published by global auditing firm KPMG has stated that only three percent or less of the world’s soy supply is currently certified under one of the standards designed to promote more responsible production.
Pest management is a dirty word for some food manufacturers. They don’t like to talk about it, and they don’t like to admit that it’s an integral part of their business.
Two north-west regions are battling it out to be home for a proposed new meatworks site.
Goulburn Valley orchardist Peter Hall, along with fellow fruit growers and officials from the Manufacturing Workers Union discussed the regions fruit crisis with parliamentarians in Canberra yesterday.
New Zealand’s Waikato Innovation Park is using a product development spray dryer known as FoodWaikato to dry avocado pulp into a high value powder to use in food products.
Inghams workers accused of torturing turkeys in the company’s processing plant in Sydney’s South West were sacked on Friday in response to anonymous footage.
Multi-national dairy company, Fonterra, will invest more than $100m in a new UHT milk processing plant at its Waitoa site in New Zealand’s Waikato region.
Looking out for certain features of weighing equipment can help food manufacturers maximise their return on investment, and minimise the risk of contamination. Isaac Leung writes.
An effective product traceability system will not only help prevent contaminated products reaching consumers in the event of a product recall, it will also help Australian food businesses protect their brands.
Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia has teamed up with the home delivery food franchise, Aussie Farmers Direct, in a joint venture which will see the production of certified organic butter from a new manufacturing facility.
Heinz Watties has reported a five per cent drop in net profit for the year to April 29, with significant costs centred around the relocation of sauce and beetroot processing back to New Zealand.