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FSANZ approves hemp products as food
Food regulator, Food Standard Australia and New Zealand has approved low-THC hemp seed products to be used as a food.
New aquaculture feed factory planned for Australia
Acquaculture company BioMar has entered talks with Australian state government officials to gain approval to build a new feed factory. While the Danish-based company has not yet disclosed the location of the planned build, if approved, it would be completed by 2019. BioMar expects the greenfield factory to have a yearly capacity of 110,000 metric … Continue reading New aquaculture feed factory planned for Australia
Sustainable Seafood Day approaching
Sustainable Seafood Day, an annual initiative by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), will take place on Friday March 31.
Foodpro returns to Sydney for 50th year
Foodpro, Australasia’s iconic food manufacturing event, returns for its 50th year in 2017 to the new world-class International Convention Centre at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from 16 – 19 July. Food manufacturing makes up 23 per cent of Australia’s annual exports; the food and agribusiness industry produced $53.9 billion of value added in 2014-15 alone. Since … Continue reading Foodpro returns to Sydney for 50th year
Aussie wines set for German markets
More than 100 Australian wineries were recently on show at one of the world’s biggest industry events in a bid to further boost surging exports. The Wine Australia exhibit at ProWein 2017 which was held from March 19 to 21 in Germany featured 500 wines from 76 wineries across 39 varieties and 34 Australian … Continue reading Aussie wines set for German markets
Chinese supermarkets stop selling Brazilian meat
According to a story from the Voice of America (VoA), some of China’s largest food suppliers have stopped selling Brazilian beef and poultry following a scandal over Brazil’s meat processing industry. While Brazil is the world’s largest exporter of beef, fears over Brazilian meat safety have increased since police accused inspectors of taking bribes … Continue reading Chinese supermarkets stop selling Brazilian meat
Australian researchers find way to stop food mould
West Australian researchers led by Dr. Kirsty Bayliss have discovered how to stop mould growing on fresh food. Dr. Bayliss will be presenting her technology, titled ‘Breaking the Mould’, a chemical-free treatment for fresh produce that increases shelf-life, prevents mould and decay, and reduces food wastage, in the US. “Our technology will directly address the … Continue reading Australian researchers find way to stop food mould
New Chilli Beef Pie from Four-N Twenty
Four-N Twenty is launching its new Chilli Beef Pie, which has been developed for “adventurous eaters who are keen to try a new and exciting flavour”. The pie is made from chunks of eight-hour slow-cooked 100 per cent Australian beef, with a spicy chilli gravy, wrapped in a golden pastry. “Chilli has been identified as … Continue reading New Chilli Beef Pie from Four-N Twenty
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The portable GE Panametrics PT878T is a non-contact liquid flow meter using transit time principle. This instrument comes equipped with a thickness gauge and two sets of transducers, one 12.5 mm to 50 mm and the second, 50 mm to 600 mm in diameter. The clamping fixtures enable the measurement of flow rates and volume … Continue reading Measure The Liquid Flow Without Cutting The Pipe: Rent The PT878T From TechRentals Today
Value key to beef & sheepmeat exports to China: report
China’s dominance in world meat trade is set to grow out to 2020, albeit at a slowing rate, seeing opportunities for Australia’s beef and sheepmeat exports to China come from extracting value, rather than volume growth in an increasingly competitive market. This is the key finding from Rabobank’s recently-released paper, Australian Red Meat Exports to … Continue reading Value key to beef & sheepmeat exports to China: report
New Fonterra factory to boost cheese capacity
The new Fonterra cheese factory in Stanhope is expected to produce 45,000 tonnes of cheese per year for domestic and export markets.
Home grown highlighted in Chocolate Show
The search is on for the country’s best producers and chocolatiers with entries now open for the 2017 Callebaut Sydney Royal Chocolate Show run by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW.
New seafood industry body formed
The National Seafood Industry Alliance has announced the formation of Seafood Industry Australia, the new peak body for the seafood industry.
Dairy workers industrial action ends with new pay deal
The industrial dispute at Parmalat’s yoghurt factory in Echuca has been resolved, with workers accepting a new pay deal. AAP reports that 70 workers had been locked out of the factory for two months after rejecting previous deals. After workers rejected an initial pay offer, the company applied to terminate the existing agreement which the … Continue reading Dairy workers industrial action ends with new pay deal
Making sure you get the fruit and veg you pay for
A new campaign launched by the National Measurement Institute (NMI) will help buyers and sellers get value for money as Australian fruit and vegetables make their way from the farm gate to the table. The NMI’s ‘Harvest to Home’ trade measurement inspection program will run until June and involve oversight by NMI inspectors of the … Continue reading Making sure you get the fruit and veg you pay for
Organisers hail ‘success’ of AUSPACK 2017
AUSPACK 2017 was a record-breaking Sydney show, drawing well over 6,000 visitors over its four days.
Value of Unilever brand portfolio more than double KraftHeinz
Every year, leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance values the brands of thousands of the world’s biggest companies.
New Chairman for Murray Goulburn
Troubled dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has announced John Spark as the replacement for outgoing Chairman Philip Tracy.
New honey bee research centre to create a buzz
A new CRC led by The University of Western Australia will provide a much-needed boost to Australia’s valuable, but largely untapped honey bee products.
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