The Food Plant

Taylor-Dunn Bigfoot burden carrier

16 October, 2014 | Supplied by: Warequip

The Taylor-Dunn Bigfoot burden carrier, available from Warequip, has been designed to give the operator a better ergonomically designed seating area, which increases comfort and performance.

Norgren Hydra-D desiccant air dryers

30 September, 2014 | Supplied by: IMI Precision Engineering

Norgren has introduced the Hydra-D range of high-purity desiccant air dryers. The dryers use the pressure swing absorption principle to efficiently dry compressed air, minimising the risk of water contamination.

Mobile equipment transfer trial goes live

29 September, 2014 | Supplied by: CHEP Australia

CHEP Australia has announced a mobile equipment transfer trial. The technology used in the trial will enable customers to transfer equipment accountability at the same time that merchandise passes through their receipt and dispatch docks.

New brand concept for Danfoss

25 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Danfoss Drives

Danfoss has launched a new global brand profile: 'Engineering Tomorrow'. Along with other changes, the company's corporate site - - has been relaunched.

AEPMA launches pest management handbook for food service operators

23 September, 2014

The Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association (AEPMA) has compiled a pest management handbook for food service business operators.

Product-specific cleanrooms: moving away from large cleanrooms to small, local solutions

15 September, 2014

Yoghurt, bread, sausage, cheese, salads and drinks - more and more products are being filled and packed in sterile environments.

Tracking fresh produce to maximise shelf life

09 September, 2014

Researchers have turned the traditional 'first in, first out' approach to fresh produce distribution on its head, suggesting that a 'first expired, first out' approach would be more suitable when dealing with delicate fruits and vegetables like strawberries.

SUHNER UKC 3-R fillet weld grinding and polishing tool

01 September, 2014 | Supplied by: SUHNER Australia Pty Ltd

The SUHNER UKC 3-R is a tool for stainless fillet weld grinding, cleaning and polishing of food processing equipment.

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.

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