- Foodbourne illness
There is an opportunity for food manufacturers of products that are particularly suseptible to food contamination such as Listeria to create awareness through adequate product labelling.
- Flexible oven
Auto-Bake presents its hybrid Serpentine oven that incorporates both radiant and convection heating systems as well as the Auto-Bake ‘free tray’ transport system.
- Access plant info & control equipment
Siemens’ Simatic Plant Intelligence connects its SCADA and manufacturing expertise systems from the machine to corporate management level.
- TraceTech presentations
TraceTech, a two day supply chain conference and exhibition will be held in Sydney on October 23rd and 24th.
- Continuous cooker
Gold Peg have made available the RotaTherm continuous cooker
- Leak detection for food packaging
John Morris Scientific has released Adixen Sensistor’s Hydrogen Leak Detector H2000.
- Water goes pink for charity
Check out Mount Franklin’s new look
- Stress-busting wild green oat extract
Frutarom’s Neuravena improves stress coping abilities and cognitive function/activity has been proved in in vivo studies.
- Workshop: packaging & shelf life
A workshop on polymer packaging and shelf life in Melbourne on November 14th-15th 2007 will be lead by Dr Gordon Robertson, FAIP, in association with the Australian Institute of Packaging.
- Great Australian Red award announced
Wolf Blass Black Label 2004 has been awarded the 2007 Great Australian Red award, an annual wine competition that celebrates blends that define Australia, namely Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
- Protecting food innovation
In a competitive market, it is important that brands are able to protect intellectual assets and commercial advantage.
- Food safety seminar
Members of the food industry are encouraged to attend a seminar on October 15th in New Zealand which will focus on fulfilling Food Control Plan requirements and expanding knowledge of food safety practices.
- Changes to food code
Food Standards Australia New Zealand welcomes public comment on proposed changes to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
- Filtration solution
Donaldson has produced a filtration solution that uses Ultra-Web technology to capture submicron particles for a variety of industries, including food processing and warehousing.
- Advances in refrigeration technology
In the liquid food industry the demand for better quality at an acceptable cost is forcing the processing industry towards new innovations.
Low temperature processing is one such innovative process.
Refrigeration technology has opened the gate for developing freeze concentration (FC) technology.
- Food labelling: breaching the Food Act
A Scottish whisky wholesaler in breach of the NSW Food Act has been heavily fined. Clayton Utz law firm partners Jocelyn Kellam and Andrew Morrison write.
- AIP focusses on MAP
The Australian Institute of Packaging’s September meeting, held recently in Melbourne, focussed on Modified Atmosphere Packaging.
- Australian food tempts American palates
Australian restaurateur Luke Mangan opened his first US restaurant, South Food and Wine Bar, on October 1, showcasing Australian cuisine and wine to an international market.
- Whizard meat trimmer
Food Processing Equipment offers the Bettcher Industries Whizard Series II Trimmers that are particularly suited to beef trimming operations and the meat processing industry in general.
- Tasmanian lamb on world stage
Aurora lamb, the new 60 day grain-fed lamb produced in Tasmania by Aurora Gourmet Produce using strict stress management techniques, is experiencing strong export growth in Asia and Russia, with growing demand to feature it on menus in leading restaurants in China and Singapore.