Craft brewing has taken off in Australia over the past five years. Driven by consumer demand for something a little different outside the main brands. These usually one- or two-person bands are making inroads into traditional markets right across the country. From Perth to Sydney, Adelaide to Brisbane, micro-breweries aren’t just putting down roots in … Continue reading Gas the key to fledging micro-brewing industry
The main hero and villain in the wine-making process is oxygen. Generally, the use of various gases in wine production is necessary to negate the destructive nature of oxygen. Gavin Hall, Air Liquide’s sales representative for food and wine in South Australia, said this is where his company’s expertise comes to the fore. “The management … Continue reading Putting wine on ice – gas’s role in winemaking
Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices.
The government has promised to halve the price manufacturers pay for gas to ensure affordable supplies across the industry.
The federal government’s Energy White Paper, released yesterday, has been largely welcomed by business leaders but criticised by environmentalists.