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Reducing food recalls through supply chain collaboration

20 January, 2020

SAI Global is urging food manufacturers and retailers to improve their food safety management systems to reduce product recalls.

Learning the recipe for streamlining food processing

03 October, 2019

TXM helped ingredients supplier Earlee Products understand the benefits of 'lean' processing and continuous improvement in their supply chain. Find out more...

Route optimisation for delivering ice-cream

30 September, 2019

Delivering ice-cream in tropical Queensland is not without its challenges.

Live monitoring of milk supply chains

27 August, 2019

The Milk Supply Chain Project is developing technology to improve the operational efficiency of the collection process and generate revenue for the dairy industry.

Benefits of blockchain technology in food production

15 July, 2019

Implementing blockchain technology in food production reduces intermediaries, ensuring accuracy of data and transparency of interactions.

2019 fresh food safety guidelines released

09 July, 2019

Following on from recent contamination and tampering incidents, an updated version of the Guidelines for Fresh Produce Food Safety has been released by FPSC A-NZ.

7 risks in the food supply chain

05 July, 2019

SAI Global has highlighted that safety failures in the food supply chain can have serious, potentially life-threatening consequences, and says that more needs to be done to protect consumers.

Sterling Systems & Controls Affordable Batching Controller

29 May, 2019

Sterling Systems & Controls' Affordable Batching Controller is a semiautomatic batching system that provides automated operator instructions/prompting, ingredient validation and lot tracking, and automatic weighing with over/under tolerance control.

Where is my cream cake?

27 May, 2019 by Paul Eastwood*, CEO, Pollen Consulting Group

Australia's fresh food supply chain has limitations; Pollen Consulting Group CEO discusses why it is easier to find his desired cream cake in the UK.

Smart packaging expected to grow globally

12 April, 2019

The electronic smart packaging market is expected to reach $1.8 billion in 2029, and almost 39 billion packages sold may be enhanced by an electronic feature, according to IDTechEx research.

Road to rail: ag industry could save millions

25 March, 2019

The agricultural industry could save an estimated $70 million per year in transport costs by switching from roads to Inland Rail, according to CSIRO research.

ASCI appoints new CEO

12 March, 2019

Ivan Imparato has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) and will continue to work towards the board's strategy to bring professionalisation to the supply chain domain in Australasia.

8 technologies for the food and beverage industry

28 February, 2019 by Helen Masters, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific at Infor

The top eight technology solutions that a company in the food and beverage industry should know about.

Modern mango monitoring

04 December, 2018

Insights into mango growers, packers, logistics providers and retailers will follow as sensors and blockchain technology are used to monitor mangoes.

Putting food-safety detection in the hands of consumers

19 November, 2018 by Rob Matheson

Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.

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