Foodtech Packtech 2006 is widely regarded as the most important trade event for New Zealand's food technology and packaging technology industries.
Deirdre Hutton, Chair of the Food Standards Agency has announced three new appointments to the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF). The appointments run from 1 April 2006.
The 39th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention will be held from 9â€“12 July 2006 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
In June, the Winery Engineering Association will host its annual conference and exhibition in Adelaide.
Bulkex 2006, a bulk materials handling exhibition, has been launched. To be held in Melbourne in September, the show focuses on everyone involved in the industry, from designers through suppliers, to end-users.
Representatives of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), two international bodies that are at the forefront of the development of risk-based assessment for both chemical and microbiological hazards, will be in Australia for the first time next month to speak to food scientists on the current status of the science and its implementation.
Simon Hall has been named applications engineering manager of Flexicon Corporation (Australia) by John Simonof, vice president of Worldwide Operations.
Food Authority director-general, George Davey has been awarded the 2005 Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Award of Merit for his outstanding contribution to the food sector spanning more than 30 years.
Processing equipment has always had an unofficial acceptance at AUSPACK and as increasingly more the packaging and processing line meet, AUSPACK will provide a one-stop-shop answer for the manufacturing industry.
FoodPro 2005, the Australian International Food Processing Exhibition, will spread across four halls of the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, from 10-13 July 2005.