The Food Plant

Norco Lismore ice-cream factory back in business after flood recovery process

28 November, 2023

After an 18-month flood recovery process that cost more than $100m, the Norco Lismore ice-cream factory is back in business making approx. 42m L of ice cream per year.

Mondelēz gives cracker business a $25m boost

14 November, 2023

Mondelēz International has opened a $13m packaging line to boost production at its Gourmet Food manufacturing facility, which is part of a $25m investment.

Industrial-scale plant for insect-derived ingredient maker

08 November, 2023

Food-tech company Divaks has selected Bühler to develop its first industrial-scale yellow mealworm plant.

Bundaberg opens new brewery for its ginger beer

02 November, 2023

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has opened its 'super brewery' in Bundaberg, in a ceremony attended by Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

TNA opens second manufacturing facility in Sydney

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

Alongside the existing Sydney site, the new facility in Wetherill Park, NSW, will help TNA cater to increasing demand for confectionery systems.

Is the food industry ready for El Niño?

23 October, 2023 by Matt Jones, Service innovation and Development Manager at Rentokil | Supplied by: Rentokil

A pest behavioural expert explains some details about how El Niño could affect insect populations and what the food industry can do to prevent pests.

Tempmate GS2 real-time temperature, RH and light data logger

13 September, 2023 | Supplied by: OneTemp Pty Ltd

OneTemp has introduced the tempmate-GS2, an all-in-one solution for monitoring temperature, relative humidity, light incidence and location in real time.

Nutrition brand opens new manufacturing facility on the Gold Coast

29 August, 2023

Fixx Nutrition is expanding its manufacturing capabilities to cater for growing global demand for its sports and dietary supplement products.

Rentokil Initial PestConnect AI pest control system

14 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Rentokil Initial Pty Ltd

Rentokil Initial, a pest control company, is introducing machine learning and AI automation to its pest monitoring units through the use of camera technology.

Monnit Commercial Refrigeration Temperature Monitoring Kit

08 August, 2023 | Supplied by: OneTemp Pty Ltd

The Monnit Commercial Refrigeration Temperature Monitoring Kit is an all-in-one solution for commercial refrigeration and cold store monitoring.

$20m snack food manufacturing facility set to open in Ballarat

07 August, 2023

Ferndale Foods Australia has made a $20 million investment in a food manufacturing facility in Ballarat to meet growing demand for 'better-for-you' foods.

Kerry opens manufacturing facility in Indonesia

16 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Kerry Taste & Nutrition (APMEA)

Kerry has opened a $47.5m taste manufacturing facility in Indonesia, expanding its taste offering in South-East Asia and delivering products to growing markets.

Arnott's to make biscuits at manufacturing facility in NZ

15 June, 2023

After a 25-year hiatus, The Arnott's Group will begin manufacturing biscuits in New Zealand.

Martor 9947 Connector Set for safety knives and telescopic pole

09 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Martor Australia

The 9947 Connector Set from Martor includes the connector, which can be easily connected to Martor's Secumax 350, 350 SE, 150, and 148 safety knives, and the matching telescopic pole.

Mars Petcare Australia invests $112.6m to expand its Wodonga factory

05 June, 2023

Mars Petcare has announced a significant investment in its Wodonga factory to expand its pet food manufacturing capabilities locally.

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