The Food Plant

Could African swine fever kill Australia's pork industry?

05 September, 2019

As African swine fever devastates China's pork industry, the Liberal National Government is fighting to prevent the disease from entering Australia.


AIRAH seeking speakers for Refrigeration 2020 Conference

28 August, 2019 | Supplied by: AIRAH

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) is seeking speakers for its upcoming Refrigeration 2020 Conference.


Fresh meat: D'Orsogna opens facility in Victoria

27 August, 2019 | Supplied by: D'Orsogna

D'Orsogna Limited has opened a new food manufacturing facility in Victoria, providing employment for 200 people.


A cooling system without harmful refrigerants

26 August, 2019

A discovery from 1917 becomes viable for the future development of efficient magnetocaloric cooling systems that make do without harmful refrigerants.


Ridley extrusion feed plant opens in Tasmania

29 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

Ridley has opened a new extrusion feed plant in Westbury, Tasmania, for the continued development of the extruded feed industries.


DuPont probiotics to be made in new $100 million facility

18 July, 2019 | Supplied by: DuPont (Aust) Limited

DuPont has opened a new facility in Rochester, New York, dedicated to probiotic production.


EpiSensor TES-2X wireless probe temperature sensor

15 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The wireless probe temperature sensor has a range of features, able to record temperature data at regular intervals with a battery-powered, fully mobile system.


Bacharach MGS-400 halogen refrigerant gas detector

15 July, 2019 | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

Bacharach adds 22 halogen refrigerants to its MGS-400 gas detector range for commercial and industrial gas leak monitoring applications.


ACO/AusPress stainless steel drainage products

17 June, 2019 | Supplied by: AusPress Systems

The ACO/AusPress drain bowls are WaterMark approved, HACCP certified and compatible with the fully welded HygieneFirst frameless ladder grates.


Advantech SPC-1881WP Multi-Touch Panel Computer

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The SPC-1881WP is an 18.5″ widescreen multi-touch stationary panel PC with an Intel Core i3-4010U 1.70 GHz processor.


GEA builds Tata Coffee plant in Vietnam

21 May, 2019 | Supplied by: GEA Australia

Tata Coffee Vietnam Company Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Coffee, recently unveiled its new freeze-dried instant coffee plant in Vietnam, which was built by GEA.


John Dee upgrades its regional cold store

19 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

The upgrades to the Regional Cold Store, delivered by Wiley, will reduce operational costs, expand storage capacity and increase product sorting capabilities.


Retrofitting food plant motors in the digital age

17 April, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Food plant managers can retrofit most motors with smart sensors to bring their plants into the digital age, explains Markus Brettschneider from ABB.


BOGE BLUEprotect pest protection

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Boge Compressors Ltd

BOGE's BLUEprotect is a container solution to protect against pests in grain storage.


Getting flooring right in a brewery

10 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Flowcrete Australia

Chemical resistance is essential in breweries in order to maintain the facility's functionality and hygiene.


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