Prepared Food > Distribution and storage

Sodexo's global transformation is starting in Australia

18 April, 2017

Access to accurate and granular data is enabling services giant Sodexo to share millions of dollars of efficiency gains with its clients.

Delivery-only kitchens are coming

11 April, 2017

Deliveroo is launching a platform that will provide restaurant partners with the infrastructure — including bespoke kitchens, local marketing support and fleets of riders — that allows them to launch delivery-only menus catered to local tastes.

Vending machine time delays promote healthier food choices

06 April, 2017

Delaying access to tempting, high-calorie foods and snacks in vending machines can potentially shift people's choices to purchase less desired but healthier snack options.

Getting what you pay for

21 March, 2017

Consumers and businesses expect to get what they pay for — if you order 25 kg of carrots you expect to receive 25 kg of carrots. And this expectation is enshrined in Australian law.

Traceability and the IoT

15 March, 2017 by Jordan Anderson*

Redefine your food management across your supply chain with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Mitsubishi FB-TCB series 3-wheel electric forklift trucks

08 March, 2017

Mitsubishi's FB-TCB series 3-wheel electric forklift trucks provide clean and robust power for the logistics and warehousing industries.

FSANZ releases updated Safe Food Australia guide

25 November, 2016

Food Standards Australia New Zealand has released the third edition of Safe Food Australia — a guide to the food safety standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

Are self-driving trucks the future for deliveries?

15 November, 2016

Last month, a self-driving truck shipped a commercial cargo of Budweiser beer more than 190 km across Colorado in the US. This was the first time in history that a self-driving vehicle has shipped commercial cargo. But is this the near future for deliveries?

Crowdfunding campaign launched for farm-to-home delivery app

11 November, 2016

Australian crowdfunding platform ReadyFundGo has launched a campaign on behalf of Aussie Food To You, an app that will enable farmers to sell directly to the public.

University trials food freshness technology

31 October, 2016

A US University has reported the results from its test of a new food freshness technology.

App targets food waste at home

24 October, 2016

Developers of a kitchen management and grocery list app have incorporated artificial intelligence into their latest release to help reduce domestic food waste.

Healthy rewards points can promote healthy food choices

05 October, 2016

Price discounts, rewards cards and coupons are some common promotional strategies used to entice purchasers. A recent self-funded study looked at how healthy foods can be promoted in cafeterias.

Easy Conveyors EMBS flat top conveyor system

16 September, 2016

The Easy Conveyors EMBS flat top conveyor system is a flexible, cost-effective solution especially designed for the transportation of large and bulky items, such as large cardboard boxes, and for handling products in soft plastic bags. The conveyor system also handles large flows of smaller items with ease.

DFC Packaging smoothwall aluminium trays

14 September, 2016

DFC Packaging's smoothwall trays have a smooth rim, which allows each tray to be hermetically heat sealed with standard film on high-speed machines.

Linking equipment boosts production rates

09 September, 2016

Enmin, a designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic and electromechanical vibratory and product handling equipment, provided a turnkey solution that linked the roaster, the multihead weigher, VFFS, checkweigher and metal detector providing a productivity boost for a nut processor.

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