Processing

Indigenous wine: fermentation research

16 September, 2020

Australian wine scientists are studying the traditional fermentation practices of Australian Aboriginal people that produced a slightly alcoholic beverage from Tasmanian cider gums.


Food mechanics study: helping fruit and veg preservation

15 September, 2020

New research at QUT could lead to faster and cheaper designs for industrial drying of fruits and vegetables, and better ways to store food.


Advantech FPM-200 series industrial monitors

15 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The Advantech FPM-200 series industrial monitors are built with IP-66 rated front panels to provide protection from water and dust ingress.


In a puff: clean compressed air solutions

15 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Sullair

From baked beans to chocolate custard and bottled water to making tea bags — all require a clean supply of compressed air.


Five key principles for a national CDS

14 September, 2020

The Australian Beverages Council is urging government to ramp up the harmonisation of Container Deposit Schemes (CDS) as a part of its industry report.


Colour-change sensor to detect packaged food spoilage

11 September, 2020

MIT engineers have designed a food sensor made from an array of silk microneedles that can pierce through plastic packaged food to detect food spoilage and contamination.


Foodmach launches packaging machinery-as-a-service model

09 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Foodmach Pty Ltd

Foodmach has launched the FLEX Machinery-as-a-Service financing model to allow manufacturers to pay only for the output of the equipment, not the equipment itself.


A.W. Chesterton Company ARC MX FG food-grade industrial coating

08 September, 2020 | Supplied by: A.W. Chesterton Company

A.W. Chesterton Company has introduced the ARC MX FG food-grade coating to protect equipment from abrasion.


Gintonica launches gin podcast

07 September, 2020

Gintonica has launched a new podcast to provide gin lovers with an insight into the Australian gin industry and share stories of local distilleries.


Campbell's Australia achieves energy savings with motor tech

04 September, 2020 by Leanne Sprlyan | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Campbell's Australia was sceptical that new motor technology could deliver big energy savings at a factory in Shepparton. The proof was in the power bill.


Hygiene solution for meat and sausage manufacturer

04 September, 2020

A German meat manufacturer uses Kronen UVC disinfection locks for disinfection of sausage casings or ham coatings prior to processing into sausages and ham slices.


Lloyd TA-1 food texture analyser

03 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech Australia has released a cost-effective texture analyser from Lloyd, the TA-1. It is easy to use and capable of providing rapid and detailed texture analysis on test applications up to 1 kN.


Big three bottlenecks in food and beverage manufacturing

02 September, 2020 by Rob Stummer, Asia Pacific CEO, SYSPRO | Supplied by: SYSPRO

Bottlenecks in food and beverage manufacturing usually come in three forms and can also indicate a deeper problem. So, what's the solution?


Two-wire Electromagnetic Flowmeter MagneW Neo PLUS/Two-wire PLUS+

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The MagneW Neo PLUS/Two-wire PLUS+ is the successor to the SMT3000 smart two-wire electromagnetic flowmeter.


Water efficiency in the beverage industry — not a pipe dream

31 August, 2020 | Supplied by: drinktec

With rising demand and decreasing supply of water, it's more important than ever for beverage and liquid food producers to improve efficiencies.


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