The Food Plant

Automated distribution facility for US pork processor

26 April, 2022

Spanning nearly 684,500 m2 with over 62,000 pallet positions, the distribution facility is designed to provide new levels of operational efficiency via automation.


Sustainable construction for meat processing facility

20 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Hansen Yuncken

A key feature of the meat processing facility is the large rooftop solar installation, which provides approximately 50% of the site's energy requirements.


Nestlé Purina pet food factory expansion unveiled

19 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

The $90 million expansion of Nestlé's site in Blayney, NSW, will allow the company to scale up its wet cat food production capacities.


Four Pillars' carbon-neutral gin distillery

05 April, 2022

Four Pillars Gin unveils a $7 million upgrade to its headquarters in Victoria's Yarra Valley, where all the gins bottled are made onsite and the operations are certified 'carbon neutral'.


SteriFloor Stärke flooring solution

01 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Allied Finishes

This durable, sterile and antimicrobial flooring solution is suitable for food and beverage manufacturers.


Frucor Suntory to build $400m factory in Qld

30 March, 2022

The multi-beverage factory in Ipswich is expected to be completed by mid-2024 and will include production, warehousing and distribution functions.


$113m for plant protein manufacturing in SA

02 March, 2022

The grants funding package will see Australian Plant Proteins collaborate with two other Australian manufacturers to transform the Australian plant-based food value chain.


Allied Finishes Holistically Designed Flooring Solutions

01 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Allied Finishes

Allied Finishes food manufacturing floors are designed by its team of consultants, designers and installers to ensure they are safe and compliant.


Yili Group builds ice-cream factory hub

13 December, 2021

Yili Group's ice-cream factory in Indonesia is set to become the country's largest by producing four million ice-cream products per day.


Responding safely to ammonia refrigerant leaks

02 December, 2021

Developing an action plan for chemical leaks is prudent for both business and the safety of employees.


Don't slip up: engineering safer floors

02 December, 2021

Engineers at the University of Pittsburgh are creating some good friction in an effort to make floors less slippery.


Automated insect protein factory to launch Q1 2022

16 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

The launch of a high-tech insect factory that uses artificial intelligence to produce food-grade crickets is just around the corner.


$30 million upgrade for Norco ice cream facility in Lismore

08 November, 2021

Norco is investing in a factory upgrade which is expected to increase ice cream production by an additional 20 million litres per year.


McCormick to open headquarters in Melbourne early 2022

14 October, 2021

The global manufacturer of spices and other flavourful products said its new multimillion-dollar facility in Mentone will also include an innovation hub and logistics centre.


Amazonia to open its R&D facility on the Gold Coast

13 October, 2021

Australian health food manufacturer Amazonia plans to expand its product range at its new global headquarters being built on the Gold Coast.


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