The finalists for this year's Premier’s Sustainability Awards have been announced, and two companies recognised as leading the way to a sustainable future in the food industry are eWater Systems and the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.
Winnow, a London-based company, has developed a 'smart-scale' technology to help companies measure, monitor and reduce their food waste. Users identify the food they are disposing of using a touch screen tablet and the scale records the weight of the food and calculates the environmental and monetary costs.
Held 11–18 November, the Australian Food Safety Week 2017 has announced that the theme will be 'Is it done yet? Use a thermometer for great food, cooked safely every time'.
Hygiene is critical for restaurants, cafes, hotels and food manufacturers, and Livi's HACCP certified commercial wipes make it easier to keep surfaces clean.
Replacing traditional blue-light fluorescent systems, Rentokil's Lumnia electronic LED fly killer improves catch rates compared with traditional tube lights.
Panasonic's concept for a movable fridge responds to voice commands and delivers food and drinks to a specified location.
Birch & Waite has launched its $13.5 million factory featuring a commercial-sized shaking retort, which is expected to drive growth for the business.
Hygiene is a top priority when it comes to kitchen flooring, especially in a hospital environment. Many hospitals are turning to antimicrobial polyurethane kitchen floors, such as Flowcrete's Flowfresh seamless flooring.
Professor Markus Egert of Furtwangen University looked at 14 used sponges under the microscope and found 362 different types of bacteria.
Sous-vide meets the washing machine in a different way of preparing dinner.
Suhner Australia has released a range of maintenance tools and cleansing agents designed specifically for metals. The range includes four portable metal-maintenance tools as well as the Suhner INOX cleansing agents.
The AUK Identi-Panel 5S shadowboard station is designed to handle any food processing situation.
Rodburn is a supplier of metal detectable disposable products.
Ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) is a high-calorie, nutrient-dense paste that is the most widely used outpatient treatment for severe acute malnutrition. RUTF has seen success in many African countries but it has failed to get the same foothold in India due to issues with palatability, reliability of water supply and cost.
You can wash all you like but you can't get rid of all of the foodborne pathogens on your lettuce leaves because some hide within the plant tissue.