Scientists at the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture have coaxed significant health benefits out of trans fatty acids by juggling the molecular structure of soy oil.
Kronen has released the AS-4 multifunction machine for processing fresh fruit, such as melons, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, kiwis, pineapples and apples.
The Plant Products Scheme only covers five product types: fresh cut fruit (usually consumed raw); fresh cut vegetables (usually consumed raw); vegetables in oil; unpasteurised juice; and seed sprouts. No other fruit or vegetable foods are affected.
John Lopresti, a Biological Systems Engineer at Victoria's Department of Primary Industry (DPI) Institute for Horticultural Development, led the discussion, with focus on optimising product quality through handling chains, at a recent Australian Institute of Packaging meeting.
Freshline Machines has developed an integrated multi-stage wash and drying system called the Freshline Direct Stream system.