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- One water at a time
One water donates all its profits to providing free, clean water in developing countries in Africa.
- Foodpro’s green credentials
When the Asia-Pacific region’s most innovative food manufacturing industry exhibition kicks off in July this year, for exhibitors, the environment will be at the top of the agenda.
- Biodegradable packaging appointment
In a society increasingly aware of environmental and global warming choices, Australia’s packaging industry must learn about using ‘green’ resins for their packaging.
- New industry websites launch
Reed Business will be launching five new industry-specific websites and e-newsletters in July, aimed at keeping manufacturers and industrial professionals at the cutting edge of news and developments relevant to their sectors.
- Rotten tomatoes are plenty
Fast food chains across the United States have pulled tomatoes from their sandwiches in the wake of a salmonella outbreak.
- Juice for convenience and travel
A new 30ml, single-serving package of mangosteen juice will be marketed worldwide under the brand name XanGo® Single.
- Organic production know-how
Organics Aotearoa New Zealand has launched 0800 FUTURE – a telephone advisory program for farmers and growers interested in shifting to organic production.
- Disease halts exports
New Zealand suspended exports of tomatoes and capsicums this month until further notice after a bacterium was found in three growers’ hothouses.
- Free training workshops
Adept Electronics Solutions has announced the first of their Machine Vision Training Workshop days, to be held in Sydney and Melbourne in July.
- New wine bottle glass plant
Amcor has announced plans to build a third glass furnace at its wine bottle plant at Gawler, South Australia.
- Hot Fill PET bottles can be light weighted
Sipa has developed light-weighting technologies for ‘hot fill’ PET bottles used in the juice, tea, isotonic and flavoured water markets.
- Aussie meat goes Dutch
Zwanenberg Food Group, the Dutch producer and exporter of quality meat products globally, has announced that it will expand its interests in Australia by acquiring the Plumrose brand from Simplot Australia.
- Start seeding the news – I’m fuller today
New research released by the University of Sydney has revealed daily bread choice can play a role in satisfying hunger and decreasing food intake at subsequent meals.
- Improving hygiene standards reduces costly problems
As the consumer appetite for a greater variety of food increases, so does the demand on food manufacturers, and well-worn equipment quickly deteriorates, enhancing the risk of it becoming inoperable.
- Food safety in hot water
Some of the most horrific workplace injuries in a food production environment can involve hot liquids such as oil, water or various production mixtures as well as steam.
- Breaking bread habits of Australia’s Manufacturers
The demand for consumer goods is generally positively related to real disposable income. This, however, is not true of staple products such as bread. IBISWorld presents an industry report on bread manufacturing in Australia.
- Alcoholic Beverage Award Finalists
The FOOD Challenge Awards finalists in this category include the Castle Glen Liqueurs, Moulin Rooz Absinthe, Reschke Fume Sauvignon Blanc and The Australian Herbal Liqueur.
- Australian Packaging increases its slice of the pie
Privately owned, flexible packaging specialist, Australian Packaging (AP), has become the leading contracted supplier to the national pie and sausage roll industry.
- Baked Goods Award Finalists
The Baked Goods Award finalists include Ookies, the Premium Brownie, Sultry Sally Potato Chips, the Oatmeal Peanut Butter Scotchie Cookie and Tucker’s Natural Gourmet Crackers.
- Ready-made baked goods – the modern trend
Convenience food is enjoying continuing popularity and currently recording two-figure growth rates in the market. As consumers demand fresher goods, food processors are creating more refrigerated, ready-to-serve products that are easy to prepare and have a high quality taste.