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.
Industry Capability Network (Vic) has appointed Louis Ziras to spearhead its 'Buy Local' campaign throughout Victoria. The campaign is targeting the food industry among others, and particularly those companies with a turnover exceeding $20 million.
So you have a section on product recall in your Quality Manual, and maybe even a standalone product recall plan. Who knows, you might have had a go at a simulation. But is it enough?
Zip-Pak has appointed Blue Sky Packaging as its agent in Australia and New Zealand.
If you want to learn more about the business of food, then think about the Monash University Graduate Certificate/Executive Certificate in Food Business Management in 2005.
The Australian Institute of Packaging has moved to 5/47 Neridah Street, Chatswood 2067 and its postal address is now PO Box 1059, Chatswood 2057. The telephone number is +61 2 9412 2472 and the fax is +61 2 94112910.
VK Creative Aromatics develops and manufactures flavours and fragrances, supplying a comprehensive range of some 500 sweet and beverage flavours.
WorkSafe Victoria is taking expressions of interest from small to medium-sized food and beverage processors for a new subsidy scheme to help them improve occupational health and safety.
The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) says that exports of New Zealand seafood to China could treble if the government is successful in negotiating a bilateral Free Trade Agreement.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to share information about food safety emergency issues that may pose a serious or unacceptable risk or threat to the health of consumers.
Open up a punnet of strawberries and more often than not you'll find a fuzzy berry or two in the mix. A blast of chlorine dioxide gas, however, promises to not only keep those berries fuzz-free, but also to kill off harmful bacteria living on their surface more efficiently than methods currently used by the food industry, say Purdue University researchers.
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.
Austrade has warned that food exporters need to be aware the US Bioterrorism Act is currently in an enforcement phase and they must comply with new regulations or could face severe penalties.
Groundbreaking, innovative food and beverage products from New Zealand and Australia have won gold in four out of 12 categories in the prestigious 2004 SIAL d'Or food awards in Paris, with New Zealand winning three golds and Australia one.