Processing

$200,000 penalty for milking it

07 December, 2018

Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative MD Gary Helou has been ordered to pay $200,000 in penalties for his involvement in the 2015–16 farmgate milk price scandal.


Global dairy commodity update

07 December, 2018 by Dustin Boughton | Supplied by: Maxum Foods Pty Ltd

Global milk supply growth is steadily declining as weather continues to be the major supply-side wildcard affecting the outlook for global dairy markets.


Licking lactose detection

05 December, 2018

A CSIRO-developed Cybertongue that can rapidly detect lactose and spoilt milk has just been licensed to start-up PPB Technology.


Wild yeast and hotter climate wine

05 December, 2018

The presence and use of 'natural' or 'wild' yeasts during wine production is traditionally discouraged, but this may be about to change.


Infrared technology helps meat processing in Korea

04 December, 2018

Korean food supplier HJF has further expanded its offering of healthier and more ecological processed foods to customers in Asia by purchasing its second Infrabaker oven.


Dairy farmers to get fairer contract terms

04 December, 2018

Five dairy processers have agreed to amend their milk supply agreements following the ACCC's concerns they were unfair to dairy farmers.


Cargo ship carrying stink bugs turned away from NZ

04 December, 2018

Biosecurity New Zealand ordered a cargo ship to leave New Zealand waters after officers intercepted three live and 39 dead brown marmorated stink bugs.


Spray Nozzle Engineering SILVENT 941 small flat nozzle

01 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Spray Nozzle Engineering

The SILVENT 941 nozzle generates a wide, thin air stream with a blowing force of 3.4 N, making air savings of 40% and a noise reduction of 17 dB(A).


Bestech Australia MDS45 magneto-inductive displacement sensors

01 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech Australia has announced the industry-standard version of its magneto-inductive sensors, MDS45.


dataTaker DT80 data logger

01 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The dataTaker DT80 is cost-effective data logger expandable to 100 channels.


Honeywell Turboshield face shield range

28 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Honeywell Turboshield face shield range provides comfort for longer wear, easy visor exchange and optimal balance.


Magnetic extraction system saves thousands in winery equipment repair

27 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Magnattack Global

One of the largest risks to profitability in winemaking is damage to expensive processing equipment.


Cool chooks

27 November, 2018

Water use was reduced by 56% by changing how meat chicken grow-out sheds were cooled.


Pregnancy style test for E. coli and romaine lettuce

27 November, 2018

With at least 339 Americans and Canadians sickened since 2017 after eating romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli, news of a faster E. coli test is welcome.


Bürkert Type 8647 AirLINE SP valve island

27 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

The Bürkert Type 8647 AirLINE SP valve island has been designed to be compatible with the Siemens I/O system SIMATIC ET 200SP, enabling maximum system availability for pneumatic controllers.


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