Processing

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.


Meat processing site creates 650 jobs in Qld

26 November, 2019

Hilton Foods Australia will create 650 jobs at a meat processing and distribution facility in Queensland, providing fresh meat products to 450 Woolworths stores.


Australian drink companies cut sugar by 7%

25 November, 2019

Australia's non-alcoholic beverage industry has pledged a 20% sugar reduction by 2025 — its first progress report has announced a 7% reduction.


BrewLab being developed in Qld for craft beer brewers

22 November, 2019

The Queensland BrewLab will give craft brewers the ability to develop and test new beer recipes without interrupting their own production lines.


Process heat users — listen up!

21 November, 2019

There are myriad opportunities for industrial process heat users to switch to renewable energy alternatives and reduce emissions — ARENA report released.


Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Dyson Appliances (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Dyson Airblade 9kJ is an energy-efficient hand dryer that can dry hands in 10 s. The hand dryer features a curved blade design and touch-free operation.


Using AI to track meat from paddock to plate

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: JBS Australia

JBS Australia and Lumachain are trialling technology that uses Azure AI, IoT and blockchain to track meat from paddock to plate.


Water injection automation in coffee production

13 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Group Instrumentation Pty Ltd

Group Instrumentation was asked by a coffee producer to supply a measurement system that could monitor moisture levels in coffee after the final roaster.


Post-harvest process to improve shelf life of apples

13 November, 2019

Austrian researchers have developed a sustainable method to optimise storage of fruit and vegetables, thereby reducing harvest losses along the supply chain.


Not just gelled desserts: the dynamics of complex liquids

13 November, 2019

Researchers have updated a century-old food testing method to provide a better understanding of the fluid dynamics associated with opaque liquids such as those used in gelled desserts.


Tetra Pak best-practice yoghurt lines

12 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has launched best-practice guidelines to help its customers streamline the processing and packaging of yoghurt products.


Nitrogen freezer for live bacteria used in dairy products

11 November, 2019 | Supplied by: GEA Australia

The GEA nitrogen freezer pilot plant takes a different approach to freezing live bacteria used in the production of probiotics and dairy products such as yoghurt.


InSite L. mono Glo swab test

08 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Key Diagnostics Pty Ltd

InSite L. mono Glo is a self-contained swab system for the simultaneous detection of Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes.


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