The Food Plant

Westland butter factory opens in NZ

26 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Yili Group

The opening of the Yili-funded factory in Hokitika means the brand has doubled its butter production capacity.


Oat milk producer receives $6m boost to build facility

12 July, 2022

New Zealand Functional Foods will use the NZ Government grant to help develop a dedicated facility with a capacity to produce 80 million litres of alt-milk a year.


Endress+Hauser opens new building at Swiss campus

04 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

The new building will be home to the product centre for flow measuring technology, as well as digital communication and automation.


New alt-protein facility to use fungi fermentation

01 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak is teaming up with Mycorena to build a greenfield facility in Sweden for the production of new meat alternatives.


Sustainability meets technology for whiskey processing facility

01 July, 2022

A whiskey processing facility made from sustainable wood has been completed in the US state of Washington as part of an expansion for Woodinville Whiskey.


Allied Finishes Food & Beverage Manufacturing Services Guide

01 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Allied Finishes

Focusing on safety and hygiene, this guide will inform readers how to upgrade their production areas.


Asahi opens upgraded Qld factory

27 June, 2022

The Asahi facility in Wulkuraka has had a $55m makeover and now has capacity to produce 300 million litres of non-alcoholic beverages a year.  


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.


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