The food and beverage sector is the largest manufacturing sector in the Australian economy and continues to grow. The Australian Government expects that by 2030 the industry will double in revenue with a focus on smart food and beverage manufacturing. Read more
When asked what he loved most about his job in the baking industry, Bakery Combinations general manager, Mark Hodgson, said that the appeal of working with MIWE was too hard to ignore when the opportunity arose to join the team two years ago. Read more
If you’re like most organisations today, you probably can’t recruit and train new hires quickly enough to replace the outflow of workers retiring or leaving your organisation each year. Some of your workers have likely been with your organisation for decades. When they leave, they take all of their experience and tribal knowledge out the door with them, making them impossible to replace overnight. Read more
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Australia (CCEP) has announced that following a strategic review of its beer and cider portfolio the company will be exiting from its production, sale and distribution of beer and apple cider products in Australia.
Australian food retailer Harris Farm Markets has announced the launch of Re-purposeful Picks, a product range made from upcycling perishable food items into premium quality products with longer shelf life. Read more
ifm shows that it can offer full solutions for all factory automation, 24 hours a day.
Whether a company is an OEM, a packaging or process factory, there are constant needs to produce high quality products at reduced costs, while effectively managing the high amount of workflow in a factory.
Smart factory solutions allows companies to locate bottlenecks, eliminate downtime and increase production.
ifm can help integrate current equipment, automate processes and have full transparency in the production process and remotely monitor the entire factory workflow to make informed decisions with business-critical knowledge.
Food safety management systems described in the ISO 22000 standard and such laws as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) have helped drive a transformation in how the global food and beverage industry views and achieves food safety. The focus shifted from reacting to problems after they occur to proactively preventing incidents through a variety of mandates, recommendations, and controls.
Australia’s food and beverage processing industries are worth approximately $26 billion to the economy and employ almost 235,000 people. It is a vital industry because it not only produces goods for the local market, it is also a net exporter of foodstuffs and beverages. When combined with the related industries of agriculture, forestry and fishing, then the figure balloons to almost $54 billion. Read more
As a pivotal partner of the Natec Network, Gold Peg provides diverse innovative cooking solutions to food manufacturing companies all over the world for production rates from 100 kg/h up to 10,000 kg/h. You too can be at the forefront of food technology with Gold Peg’s cutting-edge equipment, designed and made right here in Melbourne, Australia.
When it comes to balancing between food and beverage productivity and compliance with safety regulations, selecting the right lubricant system for use with food and beverage processing equipment such as chain driven roller conveyors, is highly critical and can be challenging.
Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces the first VERYX BioPrint digital sorter. As the world’s only sorter that can combine near infrared (NIR) hyperspectral detection with color cameras, VERYX BioPrint analyzes a richer set of data about the materials it is sorting to improve detection performance and maximize process yield. Key’s VERYX BioPrint C140 sorter for nuts removes shells, foreign material (FM) and product defects as well as shape sorts and color grades to maximise product quality while virtually eliminating false rejects.
How can large, complex, multi-site organisations manage project delivery successfully while managing costs, risks and ensuring a project goes to plan? In this episode of F&B Sound Bites we chat with Mike Duell, former mathematician turned engineer and inventor of capital portfolio management software, CAPEXinsights. He talks with Hamish about the common capital portfolio management pitfalls from around the globe, the role of sustainability in capital portfolio management and the smart tools available to help build consistency and confidence.
The Banksia Foundation revealed the dates of its 32nd Banksia Sustainability Awards, which will be held virtually from March 23 to the 24, featuring some of Australia’s sustainability success stories. Read more
Under Cocoa-Cola Amatil’s newly announced ‘2020-2040 Sustainability Ambitions’, ten sustainable objectives have been announced in attempt to positively contribute to the communities and markets in which they operate in.
Released yesterday by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the 2020 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) revealed a deterioration of global food security for a second year in a row with increased inequality and climate risks.