Processing

NZ sheep farmers diversify into cherries

24 May, 2019

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.


NetterVibration VibroScanner vibration monitor

24 May, 2019 | Supplied by: NetterVibration Australia Pty Ltd

The NetterVibration VibroScanner is a portable, handheld vibration monitoring unit.


Dustcontrol Good For Food process extraction and cleaning range

24 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Dustcontrol

Dustcontrol has launched the Good For Food (GFF) process extraction and general cleaning range, which is designed for use in the food industry.


Noshok 20, 25 and 30 series of intelligent pressure and level transmitters

24 May, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Noshok 20, 25 and 30 series of intelligent pressure and level transmitters is designed to address the specific requirements of the food and beverage industry.


Urschel size reduction, slicing and cutting solutions

24 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

The Urschel size reduction, slicing and cutting solutions are designed to assist bakery operators meet their production goals.


Electric tongue can improve taste testing of spicy foods

22 May, 2019

An electronic tongue, or e-tongue, can accurately differentiate between the spiciness of samples of the same food, which may be useful for food manufacturers.


Exploring the physics of granular material flows

17 May, 2019

To improve the efficiency of processing granular material in the food industry, it's important to understand the physical laws that govern their behaviour.


Automated pin-boning project for NZ King Salmon

16 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Scott Automation & Robotics Pty Limited

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.


Mango auto-harvester a good pick in Queensland

16 May, 2019 | Supplied by: CQUniversity

CQUniversity has revealed details of its "world's first" mango auto-harvester that takes just five seconds to pick a mango.


Growing potatoes in high temperatures

16 May, 2019

Biochemists have produced potato plants that are resistant to high temperatures by switching off a small RNA that blocks the formation of tubers.


Dairy experts discuss mastitis management

16 May, 2019

Global experts in udder health from 25 countries recently gathered in Copenhagen to discuss how to reduce mastitis in dairy cattle and improve milk production.


It can pay to invest in bespoke equipment

15 May, 2019 by Matt Hale | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

As no two industrial processes or production lines are the same, bespoke equipment can often be a more cost-effective option for customised processes.


Perfecting the art of seasoning nuts

15 May, 2019 by David Woollard, group product manager, seasoning solutions, tna | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

From sweet honey to tikka masala, the perfect seasoning can transform nut products and help manufacturers gain a competitive edge.


The science behind smooth chocolate

10 May, 2019

Researchers have found that a 140-year-old mixing technique, called conching, is responsible for giving chocolate its smooth texture.


No more use-by dates on milk?

09 May, 2019

Researchers have developed a sensor that can 'smell' if milk has gone bad before the product is opened, and changes colour.


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