The Food Plant

Self-cleaning machinery for the food industry is getting closer

17 February, 2017

The whole food and beverage industry would love equipment that is self-cleaning, anticorrosion, antibiofouling, antimicrobial and has low friction resistance.

Keeping it cold

07 February, 2017 | Supplied by: NewCold

A new automated, robotic, temperature-controlled storage facility is gaining clients in the Southern Hemisphere.

Acquisitions expand Digi's cold chain reach

01 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Digi International (HK) Ltd

Recent acquisitions by Digi International have strengthened its position as a cold chain provider in the foodservice industry.

Maersk Container Industry Star Cool Integrated reefers

15 December, 2016 | Supplied by: Maersk Container Industry

Maersk Container Industry's Star Cool Integrated reefers are equipped with the latest technology to protect perishable cargo during long-distance transportation and keep energy consumption at a minimum.

Coldline Living LIFE multifunction domestic blast chiller

23 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Euroquip Food Service Equipment

Coldline Living has launched the LIFE multifunction domestic blast chiller.

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: Tremco CPG Australia Pty Ltd

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.

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