Pressed Pear Juice from Riviana has been released in a 1 litre Tetra Pak. According to the company, Riviana Pressed Pear Juice is made from quality fresh pears which have been pressed against a fine sieve to extract the juice. The cloudy appearance underscores the fact that it is not made from concentrate and has not been … Continue reading Riviana releases pressed pear juice in a 1 litre Tetra Pak
Smart packaging – which encompasses both active and intelligent packaging – is seeing rapid technological advancement on a global scale. The global market for smart packaging is currently estimated at $5.3 billion and growing at CAGR of 8% for a projected value of $7.8 billion by 2021, according to market analysts Smithers Pira. Intelligent packaging … Continue reading Smart packaging set to feature at AUSPACK 2017
According to a story this morning in The Age, jobs at food producer SPC Ardmona hang in the balance after Woolworths said it would be ending its canned tomatoes deal with SPC and wouldn’t say whether it will retain a five-year agreement struck in 2014 for other private-label tinned fruit. At the same time, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ … Continue reading SPC workers fear getting canned
Wine researchers at the University of Adelaide are investigating the traditional practices of Australian Aboriginal people in producing fermented beverages and foods.
Making brandy cool again and appealing to millennials with a growing appreciation for boutique spirits are the goals of a new distillery opened today by a leading Australian beverage company. Bickford’s Australia has launched a craft range of spirits under the 23rd Street label at a reinvented distillery in South Australia’s Riverland. The 23rd St … Continue reading South Australia banking on a brandy re-branding
SRA has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Ward to lead the organisation’s Biosecurity division.
In the classic factory of the 1950s, security was simple. Managers strolled from their offices on a floor that towered over plant activity, closely observing whether shift crews below were doing what they were supposed to do. Because employees knew the eyes of a supervisor may be upon them at any time, they were less … Continue reading Keeping Modern (Food) Manufacturing Secure
Calabria Wines has outclassed the competition at the recent China Wine & Spirits Awards, taking home three Gold Medals from the competition, including the prestigious Double Gold. The company’s 2013 Iconic Grand Reserve Barossa Valley Shiraz was awarded the superior Double Gold, while the 2014 Three Bridges Durif & 2014 Three Bridges Barossa Valley Shiraz both … Continue reading Aussie wine scoops three gold CWSA Awards
The research laboratory will explore the potential benefits of complex carbohydrates that include natural immune system enhancers and high quality cosmetics.
At the recent 49th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention in Brisbane, most leading Australian food and agribusiness industry experts agreed that while innovation is the key to ensuring a viable future for the food and agribusiness industry, the concern around foreign investment is impacting markets and hindering the collaboration. The … Continue reading Drop the ‘xenophobic’ attitude to trade says AIFST
Sanitarium’s Little BIG DASH is returning to Australia for 2016, offering an obstacle adventure designed to put the fun into physical activity for more than 20,000 kids and their parents. Family teams from two to six will tackle 3km of wild and wacky obstacles to reach the finish line, forming part of Sanitarium’s long-standing mission … Continue reading Sanitarium makes a bigger dash
Schneider Electric pledges open access to proprietary weather data to aid research on global food production
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced its intent to provide access to data generated from its WeatherSentry weather intelligence platform as part of the UN’s Data for Climate Action campaign.
An ingredient formed through a turmeric extract and proven to help mitigate symptoms of depression and anxiety has been brought to the European market by Arjuna Natural Extracts.
An interesting anomaly about government funding is that, on the one hand it is such an attractive source of cash, but on the other hand the majority of eligible companies either don’t know it exists or don’t know how to access it says Lior Stein from Rimon Advisory.
The Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA (NIHS), a research institute of the global food maker Nestlé, has signed a research collaboration agreement with AC Immune SA – a leading Lausanne-based biopharmaceutical company focused on neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a yarn from ordinary gelatine that has good qualities similar to those of merino wool fibres. Now they are working on making the yarn even more water-resistant.
IBISWorld predicts that snack food manufacturing will generate combined revenue of over $3.0 billion in 2015-16.
Image recognition technology can help food manufacturers understand the marketplace and react in real-time.
Volume sales of fresh foods increased to 5.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 1.5 per cent from 2013, according to the latest Fresh Food report.
Interest in free-from foods is continuing to rise globally, led by the growing availability of gluten-free lines.