Processing

Could refrigeration of lettuce reduce E. coli contamination risk?

05 March, 2024

A leafy green safety study examines factors that affect E. coli contamination on five different leafy greens — romaine lettuce, green-leaf lettuce, spinach, kale and collards.


W10 photoelectric proximity sensor

04 March, 2024 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

The SICK W10 photoelectric proximity sensor is a laser triangulation sensor designed to solve a range of detection tasks in automation technology.


Paddock-to-plate traceability protocol being developed from trials

04 March, 2024

The Australian Agricultural Traceability Protocol is being developed to improve the accuracy, verifiability and confidence in ESG reporting and accreditation.


Novel technology to reduce pathogens in intact eggs

01 March, 2024

USDA scientists have developed a thermal technology that could help egg processors ensure food-safe eggs while minimising salmonella.


Avocado supplier trials a natural cleaning mist in ripening room

01 March, 2024

Westfalia Fruit has trialled a natural probiotic mist technology that is designed to improve food safety and also reduce waste within the supply chain.


Nestlé to cut steam consumption by 75% at its infant formula plant

28 February, 2024 | Supplied by: GEA Group

At Nestlé's plant in the Netherlands, GEA will equip a milk powder line for hypoallergenic infant formula with its latest process and heat pump technology.


Meat biosensor to determine freshness

27 February, 2024

A portable biosensor for testing the freshness of meat has been tested on pork tenderloins.


Creating future foods using precision fermentation at Mackay pilot plant

27 February, 2024

A $3.9m upgrade of the QUT Mackay Renewable Biocommodities Pilot Plant into a food-grade compliant facility will enable the industry to fast-track novel food ingredient development at scale.


Cargill and ENOUGH expand alt-protein partnership

27 February, 2024

Cargill and fermented protein maker ENOUGH are expanding their current partnership to help further innovation of alternative meat and dairy solutions.


Tasti's recipe for healthy growth with smart manufacturing solution

26 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Plex, by Rockwell Automation, has been selected by snack food manufacturer Tasti New Zealand to provide it with an end-to-end digital transformation and real-time shopfloor insights.


Enhancing fresh produce safety with edible wax technology

22 February, 2024

An edible wax coating technology with added benefits has been developed to boost safety of fresh produce, providing protection against bacteria and fungi.


TOMRA LUCAi technology for the InVision2 grading platform

22 February, 2024 | Supplied by: TOMRA Sorting Solutions Pty Ltd

The LUCAi platform for InVision2 uses TOMRA's technology to add value to cherry packing and introduces a new user-friendly interface to simplify operation.


New food hub for alternative protein development in the US

20 February, 2024 | Supplied by: GEA Group

GEA is investing EUR18 million in a technology centre for alternative proteins to meat, dairy, seafood and egg in the US.


From cacao to confectionery: process optimisation for chocolate purity

19 February, 2024 by KDV Flow | Supplied by: KDV Flow

Advanced hygiene solutions and smart technology come together to ensure that each bite of chocolate is pure enjoyment.


Protection from food recalls using X-ray technology

16 February, 2024 by Minebea Intec | Supplied by: Minebea Intec

The use of X-ray inspection systems in the food industry has increased significantly in recent years. 


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