Charges laid over worker death in factory

10 December, 2019

Two companies and an engineer have been charged over the death of a 59-year-old worker following an accident at a decommissioned cheese factory in 2017.

Wefapress Food Secure Products food-safe plastic range

10 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Cut To Size Plastics Pty Ltd

Cut to Size Plastics has introduced the Wefapress Food Secure Products (FSP) range of food-safe plastics to Australia and New Zealand.

Making chocolate santas

09 December, 2019

The cold stamping method is being implemented for many of the chocolate santas currently on shelves; hear more at the 2020 ProSweets fair.

Do you want to brew beer that lasts longer?

06 December, 2019

Within a year of bottling, beer tends to get that 'stale' taste, but now a lager yeast has been engineered to protect beer from staling.

Solving the lettuce outbreak crisis in the US

06 December, 2019

Another unsolved E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce in the US has highlighted the need for better investigative tools.

Level best: radar meets measurement needs

05 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Accurate level measurement is vital in food and beverage manufacturing; non-contacting radar transmitters using FMCW technology can provide a robust solution.

Processing vegetables with a belt cutting machine

05 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Reactive Engineering Pty Ltd

German company Erhardt produces a range of sauces, dips and pastes using organic vegetables processed by a KRONEN GS 10-2 belt cutting machine.

AmazeBalls: cheesy snack development

04 December, 2019

Australian dairy business Ashgrove has developed its AmazeBalls natural cheese snack using a Radiant Energy Vacuum Dehydration (REV) technology.

Analytical workflow facilitates pesticide residue testing

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific Anionic Pesticides Explorer provides food testing laboratories with a testing solution for the detection and analysis of pesticides.

NCH Premalube industrial lubricant

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

NCH Premalube is a heavy-duty, high-temperature grease, suitable for food processing applications, that adheres to NSF standards for industrial lubricants.

Emerson AMS wireless vibration monitor

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson's vibration sensor carries out prescriptive analytics on vibration data, to identify failure modes and prevent problems involving rotating assets.

Full steam ahead: sauce maker doubles capacity

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Process Plant Network Pty Ltd

A patented steam cooking technology from OAL has helped an Australian fresh sauce manufacturer eliminate burn-on contamination and double its cooking capacity.

Watermelons with paddock-to-plate traceability

28 November, 2019 | Supplied by: FreshChain Systems

A Queensland seedless watermelon grower is using FreshChain blockchain technology to ensure end-to-end consumer traceability of its product.

Integrating big data in the food and beverage industry

27 November, 2019 by Darcy Simonis | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

An industry network leader from ABB explains how food and beverage manufacturers can avoid becoming overwhelmed by big data, and utilise it effectively.

Processing pretzels with precise seasoning

26 November, 2019 | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

Future Foods used tna equipment for its new pretzel range to optimise seasoning application, capitalise on packaging efficiency and minimise waste.

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