Mars steams ahead with renewable technology for pet food process

23 April, 2024 by Paul Matuschka, Sustainability – Operations Lead at Mars Petcare Australia

Mars Petcare's home-grown sustainability venture Green Steam allows its Wodonga factory to use renewable steam to cook its pet food.

Repurposing proteins from beer-brewing waste

22 April, 2024

Researchers from NTU Singapore have created a method of extracting over 80% of the available protein from a significant by-product of the beer brewing industry.

E-tongue beats sniff test at white wine spoilage detection

22 April, 2024

A recent WSU study showed the e-tongue identified signs of spoilage in white wine four weeks before a human panel noticed the change and before Petri dish results.

For the sake of saké: combating beverage fraud in Japan

19 April, 2024

In order to help combat the global issue of saké fraud, researchers have developed an analysis method to authenticate the source of the Japanese beverage.

Marel Revo FiberFlex patty shaping and processing

18 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Marel

Marel's Revo FiberFlex is a burger patty forming and processing system.

Fonterra to close plants in Te Rapa and Waitoa

18 April, 2024

Dairy farm cooperative Fonterra is closing four plants at manufacturing sites in New Zealand. 

Aussies consuming more energy drinks and confectionery, ABS data

16 April, 2024

The ABS has released its latest Apparent Consumption of Selected Foodstuffs, Australia report that offers some insights into consumption patterns.

Australian grape-to-glass gin wins silver medal

16 April, 2024

Australia's South Burnett Distillers has acquired a silver medal at the 2024 London Spirits Competition.

NZ red meat update to operational code post slaughter

16 April, 2024

New Zealand Food Safety has published the Operational Code: Red meat post slaughter activity (Chapter 9).

Hygienic design: keeps the bugs away

15 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Mettler-Toledo Ltd

When sanitisation practices are insufficient, listeria can harbour and thrive in many pieces of equipment used in food processing plants, such as conveyor belts, slicers, dicers and peelers.

Meat processing: a case study of Triton and GMP collaboration

12 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Triton Commercial Systems Pty Ltd

Gundagai Meat Processors (GMP) and Triton Commercial Systems have collaborated on an innovative project centred around the development and implementation of the FUSION Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

Wagyu winners: Andrews Meat Industries get top spot

11 April, 2024

Shiro Kin Full Blood Wagyu and Tajima Australian Grainfed Wagyu have both been awarded at the Australian Wagyu Association's Wagyu Branded Beef Competition.

ACT brewery wins two golds at international awards

11 April, 2024 by beer, cider, industry awards

Bentspoke Brewing Co has taken home two gold medals in the beer categories at the 2024 International Brewing & Cider Awards.

ifm Hygienic Flow Meter with IO-Link

11 April, 2024 | Supplied by: ifm efector pty ltd

The ifm Hygienic Flow Meter with IO-Link is an example of technology in the food industry that can provide benefits in terms of quality control and efficiency.

Aplex SiER-G1101M Modbus Gateway

11 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

The Aplex SiER-G1101M, an Industrial 1-port RS-232/422/485 Modbus Gateway, is digitising the manufacturing and industrial sector.

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