- Entries open for 38th Sydney International Wine Competition
The 38th Sydney International Wine Competition – the only international wine show that judges all its finalists in combination with appropriate food – has opened for entry.
- New strategic plan to shape the future of sugarcane research investment
SRA has released its new five-year Strategic Plan, following an extensive development and consultation process with growers, millers, government investors, and other stakeholders.
- DTS Food Assurance heading to foodpro
DTS Food Assurance specialises in testing, inspection and certification services for food manufacturing industries such as the meat, dairy, confectionery, beverage, seeds and grain sectors. Visitors to next week’s exhibition can find the company at Stand W58. The company is one of the leading food assurance service providers in Australia, utilising large food microbiology and … Continue reading DTS Food Assurance heading to foodpro
- How Will Amazon’s Acquisition Of Whole Foods Impact the Food Industry?
Amazon has changed how people shop for many categories of products, from books to movies to clothes. It has redefined the buying process across these retail sectors by offering personalised, frictionless and highly user-friendly online shopping experiences. Now, the online behemoth has turned its eye to the food industry, and the impacts are already apparent: … Continue reading How Will Amazon’s Acquisition Of Whole Foods Impact the Food Industry?
- Matthews Australasia appoints new CEO
Matthews Australasia has announced the appointment of Mark Dingley to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2017.
- Rapid Roll Doors at foodpro
This year at foodpro, Assa Abloy Entrance Systems is showcasing its new Albany RR500 Series Rapid Roll Door.
- Owner denies closure of iconic XXXX brewery
Japanese beverage company Lion has denied claims that the XXXX Brisbane brewery will be closing, following reports that the facility would be shut due to pay disputes.
- New banana could save thousands of children
Researchers from QUT have developed a golden-orange fleshed banana, rich in pro-vitamin A which could save the lives of thousands of children who die each year from a deficiency of the vitamin.
- Sydney Royal Wine Experience throws open its doors to public
One of the largest selection of wines seen in Australia will be made available to Australian wine lovers when the Sydney Royal Wine Experience is held later this month.
- Thailand is enamoured with Aussie mandarins
Demand for Australian fruit, especially mandarins, continues to increase in Thailand, on the back of targeted trade promotional campaigns like the annual ‘Australia Now! In Season’ initiative.
- Energy, Safety And Efficiency: The Doors To Success
Energy efficiency, safety and productivity are some of the biggest issues facing today’s industrial plants. Much to the surprise of some plant owners, doors play a big role in all of these factors. The right doors will save plants money and improve operations, while also lowering safety risks. Energy costs for food manufacturers were up … Continue reading Energy, Safety And Efficiency: The Doors To Success
- Packaging for the meat industry: industry dinner
The Australian Institute of Packaging Victoria (AIP VIC) is running a joint technical dinner with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), which will cover the latest innovations in packaging for the meat industry. The speakers: Madapusi Srinivasan (Associate Dean, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne) will present a paper on ‘Polymers, Plastics and Packaging … Continue reading Packaging for the meat industry: industry dinner
- Food Collective addressing NZ food waste issue
With supermarkets across New Zealand rising to the food waste challenge, chefs and food service professionals are encouraged to join the Food Collective by donating surplus food, minimising food waste to landfill and understanding how food waste can be better managed in their kitchen. The partnership between Unilever Food Solutions, KiwiHarvest and Kaibosh, provides the … Continue reading Food Collective addressing NZ food waste issue
- Domino Launches The F720i Fibre Laser For Beverage Canning Sector
Introducing the revolutionary Domino F720i Fibre Laser – designed for ultimate performance at unparalleled high speed. Domino Printing Science has once again set new industry standards in quality and reliability with the release of the F720i fibre laser. Designed to meet high-speed coding demands of the beverage canning sector, the revolutionary F720i delivers legible and … Continue reading Domino Launches The F720i Fibre Laser For Beverage Canning Sector
- Anti-slip surface protection film
3M Anti-Slip Surface Protection Film can help minimise the impact liquid drips, spills, heavy traffic, rolling chairs and other finish-eroding events can have on floors and surfaces, while also keeping your premises safe.
- APPMA to exhibit at Las Vegas packaging event
The Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) will be exhibiting in the Association Partner Pavilion at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2017, for the fifth consecutive year. To be held on the 25 – 27 September in Las Vegas, Nevada, the event is the largest, most comprehensive packaging event in North America this year. Bringing … Continue reading APPMA to exhibit at Las Vegas packaging event
- NSW Dairy Fund applications to fire up innovation
Farmers, academics, industry stakeholders and research institutions to take advantage of innovation project funding available in this year’s NSW Government Dairy Industry Fund.
- Sugary drinks increase diabetes risk regardless of obesity – research
An international study led by ANU has found that as sugary drinks consumption increased the risk of type 2 diabetes also increased, independently of obesity and weight gain. The study, which used a new statistical technique called mediation analysis, found thousands of cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented every year in Thailand if … Continue reading Sugary drinks increase diabetes risk regardless of obesity – research
- Vegemite back in Australian hands
Vegemite has returned to Australian hands, with Bega Cheese finalising its acquisition of the brand from Mondelez International.
- New factory for Haigh’s Chocolates
Haigh’s Chocolates will spend more than $10 million on a new state-of-the-art chocolate processing plant at Mile End.