The Food Plant

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.

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.

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.

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.

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