The Food Plant

How to reduce dehydration in frozen products

18 November, 2016 | Supplied by: OctoFrost

Dehydration is influenced by many factors that occur during the freezing process. By understanding these factors, users can choose an optimal freezing technology that will reduce cost and increase productivity and quality.


Flash fires and refrigerant system servicing

26 October, 2016

SafeWork NSW has released a Safety Alert about the risk of flash fires when unsweating copper fittings in refrigeration systems.


Scaling up — how SMEs can grow into larger food manufacturing facilities

05 October, 2016 by Peter Taitoko* | Supplied by: RMR Process Pty Ltd

For small- and mid-sized food manufacturers, one of the biggest challenges is how to start scaling up operations. Today there is an endless amount of information available but interpreting this and making the best choices for your business is not simple.


Coldline Living VISION multifunctional blast chiller

26 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Euroquip Food Service Equipment

Coldline Living's VISION commercial blast chillers can perform multiple functions, including blast chilling, shock freezing, proving, thawing, storage and chocolate crystallisation/holding.


What will the warehouse of 2020 look like?

23 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies Corporation has released the Asia–Pacific results from its latest Warehouse Vision Study.


Dematic wins NewCold contract for high-bay cold storage warehouses

12 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

NewCold Advanced Logistics has awarded contracts to Dematic to build two high-bay warehouses in Melbourne.


Keeping 9300 pallets of meat cold

18 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Refrigeration Services (VIC) Pty Ltd

Refrigeration Services has supplied and installed an ammonia holding blast/freezer system which holds up to 9300 pallet spaces of boxed meat to Ralph's Meat Company.


Welding and hygiene in the food and beverage industry

15 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Furphy Engineering

The hygienic requirements of the food and beverage industry place high demands on the welds that hold tanks, pipes and vessels together.


Cooltech Applications MRS commercial magnetic cooling system

08 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Cooltech Applications

Cooltech Applications has launched a commercial magnetic cooling system for its magnetic refrigeration system (MRS) product line.


HACCP flooring choice for White Rabbit Brewery

02 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Flowcrete Australia

White Rabbit Brewery looked at the pros and cons of epoxy resin and polyurethane systems, two of the most common types of brewery floors, before settling on a bright Coral Red, antimicrobial-enhanced, polyurethane coating that meets the site's practical, hygienic and aesthetic requirements.


Efaflex SRT EC Easy Clean door

18 May, 2016 | Supplied by: DMF International Pty Ltd

The Efaflex SRT EC Easy Clean door is a hygienic high-speed door suitable for meatworks and dairy plants.


Stratocell Whisper sound-absorbing foam

27 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Soundblock Solutions

Stratocell Whisper is a sound-absorbing foam that offers good noise control in rigorous indoor and outdoor industrial, commercial and residential environments. It is suitable for general plant rooms, factories or warehouses where reverberant noise is a problem.


Flowcrete Flowfresh SR antimicrobial flooring

06 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Flowcrete Australia

Flowcrete Australia's Flowfresh SR combines HACCP International certification with Polygiene antimicrobial protection and an easy-to-clean gloss finish.


Danfoss Coolselector 2 software updated

16 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Danfoss Drives

Danfoss has released an update of the Coolselector 2 software to include a selection and calculation tool that includes compressors and condensing units.


Seminar on the WELL Building Standard

14 March, 2016 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

ARBS 2016 will feature a seminar examining the WELL Building Standard and its focus areas.


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