As the hype around 3D printing continues to grow, red meat has been identified as the next product that could benefit substantially from the technology. According to experts, 3D printing could result in added value to current secondary cuts, trims and products by developing “meat ink”. For example, the technology could be used in the … Continue reading Red meat: the next product to be revolutionised by 3D printing
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has welcomed news that Carlton United Breweries (CUB) has ended its VB sponsorship with Cricket Australia (CA). The demise of VB’s 20-year sponsorship with CA, estimated to be worth $65 million over the past five years is one of more than 20 alcohol-related sponsorships in Australian cricket. The … Continue reading Doctors cheer at last drinks for VB and Cricket Australia
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
West Australian researchers led by Dr. Kirsty Bayliss have discovered how to stop mould growing on fresh food. Dr. Bayliss will be presenting her technology, titled ‘Breaking the Mould’, a chemical-free treatment for fresh produce that increases shelf-life, prevents mould and decay, and reduces food wastage, in the US. “Our technology will directly address the … Continue reading Australian researchers find way to stop food mould
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
A new campaign launched by the National Measurement Institute (NMI) will help buyers and sellers get value for money as Australian fruit and vegetables make their way from the farm gate to the table. The NMI’s ‘Harvest to Home’ trade measurement inspection program will run until June and involve oversight by NMI inspectors of the … Continue reading Making sure you get the fruit and veg you pay for
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
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
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
While the veggie patty is not going to totally replace lamb, chicken or beef as Aussie staples any time soon, the number of Australians identifying as a vegetarian is rising steadily.
If you shop in a supermarket you may well have asked why the fruit and veg you buy there is so tasteless, especially if you’ve also tried homegrown alternatives.
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
Chemicals manufactured or imported before January 1 2017 will be allowed to be supplied without having to meet Work Health and Safety Regulations’ labelling requirements, according to Safe Work Australia. Safe Work Australia CEO Michelle Baxter said this was decided in response to concerns raised by chemical suppliers in the lead up to Australia developing … Continue reading Safe Work releases new hazardous labelling regulations
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
Nestlé and other food manufacturers will receive the same levels of export subsidies for using milk and cereals from Swiss farmers next year. The government wanted to trim Chocolate Law payments by CHF26.7 million but parliament voted to maintain the current level of nearly CHF95 million ($93.8 million). The decision is seen as a victory … Continue reading Nestle finds life is sweet with Chocolate Law subsidy
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?
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
A large audience gathered recently at the Victorian Manufacturing Showcase in Ballarat to hear from business leaders about challenges and opportunities in emerging growth sectors, with a strong emphasis on innovation, products and markets. Key factors considered central to success in today’s changing manufacturing environment included an ability to adapt, development of a competitive risk-taking … Continue reading Victorian Manufacturing Showcase features food innovation
Omron electronics has released its entry level controller, NX1P, designed for small to midsize production machines. Based on the Sysmas (System for Machine Automation Control) platform, the controller features advanced motion control and networking for onsite IoT. It is battery free and reduces machine maintenance, featuring an SD memory card slot to restore, back-up and … Continue reading Machine automation controller