Getting the right mix: measuring viscosity wirelessly

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Sensor Technology Ltd

Mixing is a fundamental part of food processing and the viscosity of liquids is crucial for the correct texture of the end product; however, it can be difficult to measure.

Krones VarioFlash B flash pasteuriser

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

The VarioFlash B flash pasteuriser is suitable for large breweries and craft breweries, enabling the microbiolotically safe filling of beer.

SMC Smart Thermo-Chillers

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The SMC smart range of thermo-chillers comes in an array of sizes, from standard and basic types to the high-level triple inverter-type chillers.

Reducing water and chemical use in food processing

13 January, 2020

Researchers have created microbubbles which could reduce the use of water and chemicals when cleaning and sanitising food processing equipment.

Cheering 2020 with the perfect beer head

10 January, 2020

A team of scientists is a step closer to solving the puzzle of how to create the perfect head of beer and make it last all the way to the bottom of the schooner.

Protect-Air HoseGuard air safety fuses

01 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The HoseGuard air safety fuses reduce the risk of whiplash from thrashing hoses, protecting compressed air hoses and pipes.

AirSweep material activation system

01 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Valve Distributors Pty Ltd

The AirSweep material flow system is designed to ensure the flow and prevent blockages of bulk materials in silos, bins, hoppers and chutes.

Prawns get the CSIRO health check in time for Christmas

20 December, 2019 | Supplied by: CSIRO Food and Nutrition

CSIRO and Brisbane start-up Genics have launched a method for testing prawns for a range of diseases, as the prawn industry prepares for Christmas.

Agroterrorism: food and beverage sector needs to minimise risk

19 December, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The intentional disruption of the food supply chain in order to harm the population — agroterrorism — is an increasing risk for the food and beverage sector to manage.

Zero-carbon aquaculture — is it possible?

17 December, 2019

Using data science and AI, a NZ collaboration hopes to not only expand production but also transition to a zero-carbon aquaculture industry in New Zealand.

3 ways to achieve maximum productivity in gummy production

17 December, 2019 by Edward Smagarinsky, Group Product Manager, tna | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

Here are three ways manufacturers can maximise productivity and flexibility using the latest equipment for the on-trend gummy candy market.

Salmonella prevention plan for Qld eggs

13 December, 2019

A new Salmonella Enteritidis Prevention Plan (SEPP) will soon be in place in Queensland to improve hygiene within egg grading and handling environments.

Frozen food to fork: managing listeriosis risks

13 December, 2019

A modelling tool has been developed to assist the frozen food industry manage listeriosis risks in the face of changing consumer trends.

Ramex HR Series hose reels

13 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Ramex hose reels are designed in Italy and are suitable for a range of operations, with strong support arms and a robust body.

On the shelf: coffee in a can

11 December, 2019

In November 2019, Suntory BOSS Coffee introduced to Australia its flash-brewed, ready-to-drink coffee that is packaged in a can.

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