The FAM Centris 315 is a centrifugal slicer and shredder. The machine is compact and has a small footprint.
Murray River Organics has commissioned a new state-of-the-art dried fruit processing facility which will create more than 40 new jobs in the NSW town of Mourquong, near Mildura.
The Python laser sorter from Key Technology removes foreign material (FM), extraneous vegetative matter (EVM) and defects based on size, shape, colour and structure.
With the largest barrel diameter of all Wyma Barrel Washers, the LZ Range is designed to handle large volumes of produce. It effectively and gently washes produce to remove dirt and small stones.
SPC Ardmona has received a much-needed boost in the form of a five-year partnership with Woolworths. The $70 million agreement will see an extra 24,000 tonnes of fruit, tomatoes and navy beans sourced locally.
The Urschel Laboratories Comitrol Processor Model 1700 milling machine produces slices, flakes, shreds, viscous slurries and purees from a range of fruit and vegetable products. The machine is suitable for use in the beverage, soup, baby food and sauce industries.
To help the Australian horticultural industry maximise the potential value of its products, a project led by CQ University is reviewing the entire value chain, from soil to supermarket.
After a single Queensland fruit fly sent the New Zealand horticultural industry into a spin, the MPI set up 245 traps to determine the extent of the insect's incursion into the country. So far, no further flies have been detected.
The Grunwald integrated inline fruit mixer has been designed to keep the product feeding pipework as short as possible. The inline fruit mixing keeps the mixing process to a minimum during product changeover, reducing fruit loss and enabling faster changeover.
Key Technology has announced the availability of its potato strip Sort-to-Grade feature for all belt-driven G6 optical sorters - Manta, Optyx and Tegra.
Kagome Australia's $21 million expansion of its Echuca operations will receive support from the Victorian Government. The expansion will replace 7000 tonnes of imported tomato paste with locally grown product.
The Wyma Top Remover Hedgehog removes carrot tops, soil and other debris from the line. Green carrot tops, debris, leaves and/or grass are separated from the carrots or other produce by rubber fingers on the belt.
The KSM 100 salad and vegetable cutting machine from Kronen is suitable for cutting vegetables, salads and harder fruits. It comes with a variety of cutting tools and accessories, including a scraper which can be used with all knives.
While growth is forecast for the canned fruit industry, its market share is being eroded by the growth in minimally processed and fresh fruit consumption.
The Anti-Dumping Commission has made a preliminary decision to impose a tariff penalty on tinned tomatoes imported from Italy which have been dumped in Australia, causing material injury to Australian processors.