Quadro have released their latest range, the Underdriven Comil. The Comil offers innovative technology for size reduction, deagglomeration, and dispersion of both wet and dry products. Quadro originated the conical screen mill concept and is widely used within the Food, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Process Industries. Typical applications include bulk density adjustment, scrap reclaim, delumping and size reduction.
Sankyo Impactline Solids Flowmeters are suited to measuring most solids and powders, from sugar to iron ore. The Sankyo Impactline Flowmeter can measure from as little as 50 kg/h to 10,000 t/h with a high degree of resolution and stability.
Kronen offers new innovative German technology for the processing of fresh fruit, such as melons, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, kiwis, pineapples and apples. Kronen has a wide range of machines to suit most applications.
Demand for meat, poultry and seafood packaging in the US is projected to increase 4.0% annually to US$6.9 billion in 2009. About half of the gains will be attributable to an increase in meat, poultry and seafood production
Detectronic offers a total range of inspection systems including tunnel metal detector, pipeline metal detectors, x-ray inspection, dynamic checkweighers and grading systems. Conveyor systems built to user specifications and automatic reject systems for conveyor and pipeline are also available.
Amcor has reached a licence agreement with US-based Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation to provide revolutionary milk sack technology.
Soleris technology has been proven an effective indicator of the shelf life of pasteurised fluid milk, according to a study conducted by the Mississippi State University Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion.
The confectionery industry's annual convention, hosted by the Confectionery Manufacturers of Australasia (CMA) will take on a new identity this year as it takes on a new role in the mix of CMA events. The annual convention that has been known as ConSnack since 1998 will be formally rebranded as ConBiz and will provide a more focused forum for senior management and industry leaders in the Australasian confectionery industry.
The Plant Products Scheme only covers five product types: fresh cut fruit (usually consumed raw); fresh cut vegetables (usually consumed raw); vegetables in oil; unpasteurised juice; and seed sprouts. No other fruit or vegetable foods are affected.