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Temperature testing technology that could also reduce waste

Microwave thermometry temperature testing not only performs a vital role in the safety of both chilled and frozen foods, it may also help to reduce food waste.

Prepared Food 24 May, 2019

Manufacturing process designed to keep food fresh wins packaging award

A large-scale manufacturing process to improve food packaging and keep groceries fresher for longer has received a packaging industry award in the US.


NZ sheep farmers diversify into cherries

A sheep and cattle station in Central Otago is setting aside 80 hectares of pastoral land to produce premium quality cherries for export from 2021–2022.

Processing 24 May, 2019

Reliable ready meals

Ready meal manufacturer Rowan Foods has replaced some of its older equipment with machines from tray sealing specialist Proseal to maintain reliable production.


Automated pin-boning project for NZ King Salmon

An automated solution is being developed to replace the manual process of removing over 30 pin bones from every King Salmon fillet at Mt Cook Alpine Salmon.

Processing 16 May, 2019

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Understanding packaging design

Understanding packaging design

The AIP's National Technical Forum and the 2019 Australasian PIDA Awards for Australia are coming — register now to attend.

Article 22 February, 2019
Ingredients
Call for greater control of nanoparticles in food

Call for greater control of nanoparticles in food

Research has revealed that whitening nanoparticles found in many common food items may have a harmful impact on gut microbiota.

Article 14 May, 2019
Food Design and Research
Taste is all in the mind

Taste is all in the mind

Whether people prefer bitter or sweet beverages, such as coffee or cola, depends more on how they make them feel than their taste, research suggests.

Article 03 May, 2019
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