Processing

Fortifi Food Processing Solutions completes acquisition of REICH

20 March, 2024

Fortifi has completed its acquisition of REICH, which develops thermoprocessing systems for red meat, fish, poultry, cheese, pet food and other food markets.


Speedy system to stop spoilage in beer

19 March, 2024

Researchers are developing a system to detect the presence of microorganisms capable of marring a beer's flavour and aroma in more stages than ever of production.


Three ways scientists are working to improve kombucha brewing

18 March, 2024

Scientists are investigating ways to minimise alcohol levels, tailor tastes and optimise production of the fermented tea.


Marel RevoPortioner Drum Washer

15 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Marel

The Marel RevoPortioner Drum Washer concept provides solid cleaning results while reducing water and energy consumption.


Australian milk production in growth due to good dairy season

13 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Rabobank Australia

More than halfway into the current dairy season in Australia, Rabobank reports there is widespread growth in milk supply across all dairying regions.


Bakery processing aid from GM source, FSANZ calls for comment

13 March, 2024

FSANZ has issued a call for comment on an application that seeks approval to permit the use of a GM processing aid for the manufacture of food products such as bakery.


Chicken processor uses dewatering system for drier waste and sustainable gains

11 March, 2024 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

An Australian supplier of poultry and protein products has used the KDS liquid-separator technology to enhance efficiency while reinforcing its environmental credentials.


MicroBioGen expands research team with yeast expert

08 March, 2024

Australian-based 'yeast innovation as a service' provider MicroBioGen has appointed yeast biotechnology and genetics researcher Dr Heinrich Kroukamp as its Deputy Head of Research.  


Fortifi acquires NZ-based MHM Automation

07 March, 2024

Fortifi Food Processing Solutions has acquired MHM Automation (MHM), a New Zealand-based provider of post-harvest processing, protein processing and packaging solutions.


Nut food maker uses self-cleaning filter for cooking oil recovery process

06 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Russell Finex Limited

Milhans Foods adopted high-temperature self-cleaning filters for its cooking oil recovery process, achieving ROI in eight months.


SMC to launch Open IIoT Demo Unit at APPEX 2024

06 March, 2024 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

SMC Corporation Australia New Zealand (ANZ) will be exhibiting a custom-built demo unit on Open IIoT’s stand at APPEX 2024 to showcase the company's latest in Industry 4.0 'smarts'.


Could refrigeration of lettuce reduce E. coli contamination risk?

05 March, 2024

A leafy green safety study examines factors that affect E. coli contamination on five different leafy greens — romaine lettuce, green-leaf lettuce, spinach, kale and collards.


W10 photoelectric proximity sensor

04 March, 2024 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

The SICK W10 photoelectric proximity sensor is a laser triangulation sensor designed to solve a range of detection tasks in automation technology.


Paddock-to-plate traceability protocol being developed from trials

04 March, 2024

The Australian Agricultural Traceability Protocol is being developed to improve the accuracy, verifiability and confidence in ESG reporting and accreditation.


Novel technology to reduce pathogens in intact eggs

01 March, 2024

USDA scientists have developed a thermal technology that could help egg processors ensure food-safe eggs while minimising salmonella.


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