Processing

UQ licenses high-yield wheat variety

16 April, 2019 | Supplied by: University of Queensland

Australian wheat farmers, particularly those in Queensland, are set to benefit from a high-yield Mexican wheat variety identified by researchers from the University of Queensland.


Chr Hansen SafePro natural food cultures

15 April, 2019 | Supplied by: CHR Hansen Pty Ltd

Chr Hansen's SafePro uses good bacteria to inhibit the growth of the deadly Listeria bacteria.


Taking guesswork out of food processing wastewater disposal

15 April, 2019 by David Tenenbaum

A US study measured nitrogen in wastewater from local cheesemaking and vegetable processing with interesting results.


Improving product security and profitability with metal fragment control

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Magnattack Global

The introduction of the new FSMA Act and the tightening of industry standards is forcing food manufacturers to be more proactive in reducing their food safety and product security risks.


Oil-free vacuum pumps

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

Atlas Copco has had its vacuum pumps checked for traces of oil by TÜV Rheinland in accordance with the ISO 8573-1 standard.


Communicate product recalls quickly with GS1 Australia Recall

10 April, 2019 | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

Managing a food product recall in the digital age means businesses need to have the right systems and procedures in place to respond quickly and effectively.


NetterVibration stainless steel vibrators

10 April, 2019 | Supplied by: NetterVibration Australia Pty Ltd

NetterVibration's vibrators are available in ATEX Zone 21 and 22 rating, suitable for dust explosive atmospheres, such as flour and sugar.


Feeding cows less protein can save farmers money

09 April, 2019

Using an updated dairy nutrition model, Cornell researchers found farmers can feed cows less protein, maintain a cow's milk-production output and reduce nitrogen in the manure.


Would you like some cheese with your coffee?

09 April, 2019 by Dustin Boughton, Maxum Foods | Supplied by: Maxum Foods Pty Ltd

High-fat dairy is in and low-fat is old news, according to Dustin Boughton of Maxum Foods, who highlights some of the latest dairy innovations emerging in 2019.


Manipulating photosynthesis to improve crop yield

09 April, 2019

Scientists have developed a model that predicts which photosynthetic manipulations to plants will boost the yields of wheat and sorghum crops, which will help feed a rapidly growing world population.


High-tech future for the Australian food industry

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: QUT

Autonomous harvesting, smart food hubs and premium food science will all be researched as part of the Future Food Systems CRC.


Rhima pallet washers

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Rhima Australia Pty Ltd

A Rhima pallet washer can wash any type of pallet and the machine can be semiautomatic or fully automatic.


Sensors could prevent over-fertilisation on farms

05 April, 2019

A soil-monitoring sensor that mimics the way plants detect nutrients through their roots is being developed by a QUT researcher to help farmers reduce their reliance on over-fertilisation.


Deli salad plant benefits from speed and efficiency of Certa pumps

05 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

Eight MasoSine Certa pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group are boosting operational efficiency at a Danish deli salad plant.


IKEA: from furniture to lettuce

04 April, 2019

Home-grown lettuce may soon be available in IKEA Sweden restaurants, after the company announced it is harvesting its own lettuce as part of a sustainability initiative.


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