- Efficient solutions for fresh produce cooling
When Lindsay Fresh Logistics approached Bruce Townsend, a Director of Cool Dynamics (QLD), about updating their primary distribution warehouse at the Brisbane Markets, he got Bitzer involved.
- Why sugar is so much worse for teenagers’ brains
Diets high in refined sugar and saturated fat not only contribute to weight gain and associated health issues, but also have a profoundly detrimental impact on brain function.
- Meat wholesale company finds transport solution
Eternity Meat, a meat wholesale company based in Balliang, Victoria had recently struggled to keep up with customer demand until they sought a non-traditional finance option.
- Is the red wine compound resveratrol a miracle drug for infertility and ageing?
The fact resveratrol is naturally found in the skin of red grapes has led to the happy idea that drinking lots of red wine can make you live longer.
- The best Christmas present for food makers is a stress free shutdown
Wiley outlines the importance of forward planning your operations, knowing your shutdown costs and the value of the right personnel for the job.
- Research Check: can drinking coffee reduce your dementia risk?
Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a growing problem worldwide. There are 350,000 people with dementia in Australia and this is set to rise to 900,000 by 2050. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. So if “coffee really can help to prevent dementia”, as a headline by the Daily Mail last … Continue reading Research Check: can drinking coffee reduce your dementia risk?
- No, enjoying a gin and tonic doesn’t mean you’re a psychopath
I was looking at Facebook one evening last week when my attention was captured by the headline – “Gin lovers are all massive psychopaths, according to experts”.
- Trimming the excess: how cutting down on junk food could help save the environment
Discretionary food contributes 33-39 per cent of diet-related water use, energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and land use.
- Oyster breakthrough opens doors to Asia
A new method to make oysters easier to open is being developed in South Australia.
- Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure
Eating oats, fruit and vegetables – and beetroot, in particular – helps prevent high blood pressure.
- Cool solution cuts the angel’s share in barrel halls
A barrel hall cooling system designed to efficiently maintain ideal temperatures and raise humidity is robbing the wine gods of the ‘angel’s share’.
- Large scale bulk handling project boosts gluten-free production at bakery
A US bakery decided to build an entirely new facility with an integrated bulk handling system designed specifically for gluten-free baked goods.
- When it comes to food, could ‘reactive’ sometimes be best?
From time to time, maybe there are some simple things that many of us can do – and react to – that can make health a little more likely.
- Mellow yellow? The mood and cognitive effects of curcumin from turmeric
The purported medical effects of curcumin have a long history, going back at least to the 18th century.
- Global health food resurgence drives demand for Aussie carob
GLOBAL demand for healthy, natural foods is helping to drive a resurgence in carob production in Australia. South Australian businesses Australian Carob Company and The Carob Kitchen are the two largest producers in Australia and have found export success with their nutritious carob bars, powders and syrups. Carob rose to popularity in the 1980s as … Continue reading Global health food resurgence drives demand for Aussie carob
- Brisbane meat works finds ideal vision solution
The meat works commissioned Omron to install a vision inspection system that would minimize the risk of sending out any non-compliant products.
- Keeping Modern (Food) Manufacturing Secure
In the classic factory of the 1950s, security was simple. Managers strolled from their offices on a floor that towered over plant activity, closely observing whether shift crews below were doing what they were supposed to do. Because employees knew the eyes of a supervisor may be upon them at any time, they were less … Continue reading Keeping Modern (Food) Manufacturing Secure
- Health Check: what should breastfeeding women eat?
Breastfeeding mothers often receive a variety of well-intentioned advice about what and what not to eat during this period. But what does the science say?
- Trendy foods should come with a recipe for sustainability
The environmental impact caused by our appetites is an issue which also has been highlighted by “luxury” goods such as avacadoes, chocolate and coffee.
- Manuka honey may help prevent life-threatening urinary infections
Manuka honey could prevent serious urinary tract infections caused by catheters – tubes used to drain patients’ bladders, new laboratory research has found.