- Call for editorial submissions
FOOD Magazine invites food manufacturers and processors to submit editorial, highlighting the novel developments at your company that are contributing to the growth of both your business and the Australian food and beverage sector at large.
- New distributor for Lincoln Foodservice
The Comcater Group, an importer and distributor of commercial foodservice equipment, has announced their appointment as Australian distributor for Lincoln Foodservice from December 2007.
- Carman’s founder wins Ernst & Young award
Carman’s Fine Foods founder and managing director Carolyn Creswell has won the Ernst & Young 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award in southern region youth category.
- New vertical form, fill and seal bagger at IBIE
tna, an international supplier of turn-key, integrated packaging and processing solutions for food production companies, will display its robag 3 vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) bagger, integrated with a tna scale, at the International Baking Industry Exposition in Orlando from October 7 to 10, 2007.
- Sweetener lowers calories and maintains flavour
Trials conducted by independent research body Lintech RSSL indicate the high-intensity sweetener Sunett (Acesulfame K), produced by Nutrinova, an international supplier of specialty ingredients, can be used to totally or partially replace sugar and reduce calorie levels while maintaining flavour.
- Investing in dairy growth
Fonterra prepares itself for the future with a multi-million dollar investment program to improve production efficiency and innovation within the dairy sector.
- Tastes like honey
Uncle Toby’s oat sachets are a hit On The Shelf. Ingredients, packaging and other details here.
- GECA cracks down on incorrect labelling
Manufacturers making misleading claims about their compliance or otherwise to Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) standards without having undergone a thorough independent assessment may be subject to prosecution under the Trade Practices Act.
- Gourmet soups and risottos
Mrs Crocket’s new range of gourmet soups and risottos can be seen On The Shelf in supermarkets now. Details on ingredients, packaging and other information given.
- Organic pasta
Organic pasta from Italy is On The Shelf here. Find out the details.
- Asian market ready for convenience
Microwave ovens and freezers have changed the way Asians think about and consume meals. This, combined with demanding lifestyles, has spawned the Asian ready meals culture.
- Tea in a tin
Macro wholefoods market has released a range of organic teas packaged in tins which are On The Shelf now. Details given on ingredients and packaging.
- Loose tea leaves
Loose tea is making a comeback and Jones the Grocer has released a range of loose leaf teas. Details of the product On The Shelf are given.
- New appointment
Enzyme Solutions has announced the appointment of Mr Barri Trotter to the role of General Manager, effective from August 13th, 2007.
- New industry web resource
The NSW Food Industry Training Council board of directors has announced the launch of a new wiki called FoodHub, an online workforce development resource for the Australian Food Industry.
- New technology for omega-3 fish oils
A recent agreement between Food Science Australia and Clover Corporation will increase the range of processed foods containing healthy omega-3 fish oils and selected microalgal oils by using second-generation MicroMAX microencapsulation technology.
- Flavour Makers’ new facilities
Flavour Makers’ Culinary Development Centre at Braeside, features a new expanded research and development laboratory with a separate fully equipped test kitchen and sensory facilities.
- Protecting bakery workers
The baking industry can be dangerous for workers but automating processes minimises this and makes commercial sense. Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) is a major issue in the bread products industry.
- Skill shortages to continue
A new report released by McCrindle Research indicates skills shortages and the associated workplace expectations of Generation Y will continue in the future.
- Limited FREE tickets for packaging awards
LIMITED free tickets are available for the 2nd Annual Packaging magazine Evolution Awards breakfast ceremony to be held on Wednesday September 12th, 2007, from 7.30am at Waters Edge, Walsh Bay in Sydney.