Information vital to the CEO and managers of food plants can be found here. All the things the astute manager needs to know about rules and regulations, funding, training, exporting, market research and more is conveniently located in this section.
Success in the food industry doesn't just happen. The most successful companies and product launches depend on accurate research and development. Food designers need to know the marketplace and equipment, technologies and ingredients available before they design a new product. This section has the information you need to ensure your new releases will be successful.
What's available, what it does and where you can get it - all the information the food compounder needs to know to source the best ingredients including additives, preservatives, fruits, meats, vegetables, dairy products, starches, thickeners, cereals, flours, grains, sugars, sweeteners, fats, dairy products, herbs & spices, emulsifiers, texturisers, antioxidants, oils ...
Weighing, conveying, transporting, warehousing etc are all vitally important parts of running a food plant. Here you can get the latest on robotics and bulk materials handling and storage. The importance of the supply chain cannot be overemphasised - make sure you know all about it here.
The package is often a more important marketing tool than the contents. In this section you can investigate the latest packaging trends and equipment as well as the latest in product coding and labelling. Make sure your food or drink package looks good, lasts the distance and includes the information the consumers want as well as meeting state and federal regulations.
Factory hygiene and using the best equipment for the job are essential if you are to manufacture food products for local consumption or export. From factory design through to monitoring production, this section has the information you need to manufacture or process foods and drinks in Australia and New Zealand.
Reducing our footprint on the Earth is becoming mandatory but it needn't be painful. Clever new technologies can deliver both a smaller footprint and increased profitability. Energy and water savings can improve a company's bottom line and its public image. The economics of being green and how to implement green strategies can be explored here.