Processing > Dairy

Is the welfare of the NZ and Aust dairy herds being neglected?

22 November, 2012 by Janette Woodhouse

Are New Zealand and Australian cows being treated more poorly than those in Russia where daylight saving has been abandonded to reduce stress on the herd?

Independent spray dryer an “amazing opportunity” for NZ manufacturers

21 November, 2012

Tetra Pak was commissioned to build New Zealand’s only independent spray dryer at Hamilton’s Waikato Innovation Park. The dryer can produce half a tonne of whole milk powder per hour and operate for up to 21 hours a day.

Krones EvoGuard aseptic valve range

20 November, 2012

EvoGuard aseptic valves are used for shutting off pipes in aseptic and sterile processes, or for separating hostile media in aseptic and sterile processes.

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter reports “strong” profit

28 August, 2012

Despite recording decreased profits and increased milk intake, the Warrnambool Butter and Cheese Factory (WBCF) has described its net operating profit for the last financial year as “strong”.

Lower pasteurisation temperature may limit spore germination

22 August, 2012 by Stacey Shackford

Even if milk has been pasteurised to kill off microbes that can cause food spoilage and disease, certain bacterial strains can survive the heat shock as spores and cause milk to curdle in storage. Now it seems that higher pasteurisation temperatures may aid spore germination.

Murray Goulburn to invest $200m to grow business locally and globally

09 August, 2012

Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has announced its plans to invest $200 million in state-of-the-art dairy food manufacturing facilities for UHT milk, cheese, butter and spreads.

Fonterra to open processing plant in Netherlands

05 June, 2012

Fonterra has signed a memorandum of understanding with Netherlands-based company A-ware Food Group to establish a cheese and dairy factory in the Netherlands. The companies plan to open two factories side by side: A-ware will operate a cheese plant and Fonterra will operate a dairy ingredients plant.

Cadbury and Coles boost Tassie dairy industry

04 June, 2012

The Tasmanian dairy industry has been boosted by a partnership between Coles and Cadbury, with dairy farmers now supplying 78 million L of fresh milk yearly to the chocolate manufacturer.

Tetra Lactenso Aseptic with OneStep technology

24 April, 2012

The Tetra Lactenso Aseptic with OneStep technology incorporates UHT white milk production within a single process.

From yoghurt concept to running a fully operational plant in just eight months

16 December, 2011

Yoghurt manufacturer five:am had eight months to set up its manufacturing plant, commence production and get product on the supermarket shelves. Its success was dependent on the specialist vendors it partnered with to make this happen - Process Partners and Schneider Electric. Schneider Electric provided a full suite of sophisticated automation and control technology so the product could be manufactured as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Urschel Laboratories CC-DL cheese shredder

01 April, 2011

The Urschel Laboratories CC-DL cheese shredder has the same overall operating principle as the industry-standard Model CC-D, but with a larger 32 cutting zone enclosure.

Solution for cheese-processing waste

24 February, 2011

Located an hour north of Brisbane, in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, Maleny Cheese is a family-owned business that first opened its doors in 2004. With its fine range of cheese products and on-site cafe, it is a popular spot with tourists and locals alike.

GoldPeg GPiCS Mozzarella cooker stretcher

07 January, 2011 by

The GPiCS Mozzarella cooker stretcher has been specifically designed for the industrial production of natural mozzarella, string cheese and pasta filata varieties.

Milk in glass

07 January, 2011 by

Owens-Illinois has released results of new consumer research that shows Australian consumers would seriously consider buying their milk in glass bottles if it was back on the shelves. The research commissioned by O-I and conducted by Ipsos Australia showed 50% of all white milk buyers and 51% of flavoured milk buyers found the concept of milk packaged in glass bottles appealing. The study also revealed 42% of white milk buyers and 28% of flavoured milk buyers believed milk would taste better in glass versus other packaging types.

Tetra Lactenso Aseptic solutions

07 January, 2011 by

Tetra Lactenso Aseptic solutions based on Tetra Therm Aseptic Flex are setting new performance standards for UHT milk production solutions. And they are also claimed to reduce product losses by 40% compared to current industry standards. This equates to less than 90 L product losses per production cycle for a 13,000 L/h system, compared to more than 150 L of lost product for the competitor’s current offers. And lower losses mean clear profit, as well as lower environmental impact.

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