The Food Plant

Bluezone freshness-enhancement technology

28 August, 2014

Bluezone freshness-enhancement technology strips microbes, ethylene, hydrocarbons, odours and other contaminants from the atmosphere, to maintain the freshness of fruits and vegetables.


Updated stainless steel Food Code of Practice published

27 August, 2014

The third edition of the Food Code of Practice has been published by ASSDA. The free document is a technical specification covering the requirements for stainless steel plant and equipment in the food and beverage industry.


Yearsley Logistics creates frozen food 'Super Hub' in UK with £20m expansion

13 August, 2014 | Supplied by: Power Automation Systems

Yearsley Logistics, the UK's largest distributor of frozen foods, is expanding its cold store facilities to create a northern 'Super Hub', where stock will be consolidated for more efficient delivery into major retailers and food service organisations.


Sirane Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh Ice-Mats

24 July, 2014 | Supplied by: CMActive

Sirane Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh Ice-Mats maintain a supply of fresh salt water to live seafood during transportation, enhancing their condition and presentation.  


Eximo SpeedLock Modular Steel Ducting for waste collection

02 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Eximo

Eximo SpeedLock products are designed to provide manufacturing industries with a range of ducted waste-disposal solutions. Eximo SpeedLock Modular Steel Ducting has been specifically designed to be modified without the need for excessive cost or production downtime - it's as easy as unclipping a lever and locks and reassembling.


The four mistakes businesses make when expanding

06 June, 2014 | Supplied by: Dexion Citiport

The transition from a small to a larger business is not simply a matter of producing more; it poses many challenges and requires a long-term growth strategy. Finance, storage, distribution and staffing are just some of the key barriers to expansion.


Carbon-graphite material approved for food equipment construction

29 May, 2014

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has approved Metcar Grade M-133 for use in the construction of commercial food equipment.


Europress stainless steel press fittings

29 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Air Energy Australia Pty Ltd

Europress can be used to install 316L stainless steel pipework without welding.


Ceramic Solutions slip-resistant tile range

28 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Ceramic Solutions

The Ceramic Solutions tile range covers all slip-resistant groups and offers maximum safety in the most diverse industrial and commercial areas of application.


Huon Aquaculture's $12m value-added seafood processing facility

22 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

Specialist food processing design and construction firm Wiley has been commissioned to deliver Huon Aquaculture's $12m value-added seafood processing facility.


APC Technology customisable high-pressure-hose-proof SS cabinets

22 May, 2014 | Supplied by: APC Technology

APC Technology has launched a range of ruggedised stainless steel cabinets designed for use in food and beverage environments where high pressure hosing is required. The enclosure size can be customised to house a range of equipment as specified by the user.


MTI Qualos insulated traffic doors

20 May, 2014 | Supplied by: MTI Qualos Pty Ltd

MTI Qualos introduces its commercial and industrial insulated traffic doors. The rugged doors operate smoothly, require little maintenance and are built to survive in even tough applications, ie, supermarkets, hospitals, restaurants, laboratories and coolrooms.


Voice-operated picking system delivers results

19 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Dexion Citiport

Schweppes Australia changed its paper-based picking system over to a voice-operated system in its Archerfield distribution centre. The new system has improved efficiency, accuracy and worker safety.


​MEI Chibro weld-free stainless steel piping system

18 May, 2014 | Supplied by: MEI Australia

MEI's no weld, stainless Chibro press fit piping system can be used in the food industry for service lines such as hot water, cold water, compressed air, steam up to 200°C caustic and many chemical cleaning (CIP) lines.


Sikafloor Purcem cement flooring system

13 May, 2014 | Supplied by: Sika Australia Pty Ltd

Sikafloor Purcem is a polyurethane cement flooring system designed for use within the food and beverage industry. Being impact, abrasion and chemical resistant, it is suitable for processing plants, wet or dry process areas, freezers, coolers and thermal shock areas.


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