When it comes to an industry as broad as food manufacturing, it is hard to be one of a kind. Primarily supplying to the foodservice market, Phoenix Frozen Foods is Australia’s only vertically integrated potato product manufacturer, overseeing the lifecycle of the product from farm to plate. Read more
From meat pies, to lamingtons, to fairy bread – it’s no secret that Australians love their snacks. Australia is home to a few iconic homegrown snack brands with the industry peaking in demand last year at an annual revenue of more than 4.2 million AUD, according to Statista. Read more
The driven parts on a harvester can require up to a dozen belts at a time, according to CBC Product Manager for Power Transmission and Belt Drive Systems, Steve Hittmann. “Harvesting equipment is subject to a lot of rough and tumble, so they need to have high tensile strength under demanding conditions.” Read more
Life is the precursor to science; therefore, it would be fair to say that it is in the interest of science to preserve life. In this article, Thermo Fisher Scientific takes a closer look at the evolution of artificial insemination for breeding animals; how it is being used to protect and preserve life through biodiversity; and the right tools and certifications for these processes.
The macadamia is finally getting its moment in the sun. Australian macadamia growers have been experiencing bumper crops in recent years, with annual production quantities reaching more than 50,000 tonnes in 2021, according to the Australian Macadamia Society.1 Read more
Whether it’s an acclaimed Shiraz from the lush coastal climates of McClaren Vale; a crisp Sauvignon Blanc from the rolling hills of the Riverina Region; or a cool Sparkling Wine from Tamar Valley—3M Purification understands the importance of the purification process for creating award-winning Australian wines. Read more
For CBC’s Tony Voiklis, engineering opportunities are part of day-to-day business. But every so often a unique solution opportunity comes along that allows him to truly make a difference in the community. When an Adelaide local school was unable to host their annual fundraiser due to an engineering roadblock, Tony stepped up to keep things rolling. Read more
The food and beverage industry in Australia is subject to regulations that align with ANSI requirements and promote acceptance by USDA and FDA regulatory authorities. “Beverage producers such as wineries and breweries must ensure that the pump and valve equipment on site are in accordance with hygienic standards and guidelines and do not compromise the quality of their product,” says Michael Rowe. Read more
We have all heard of big data, but how about big baking? The Australian bread making industry is as robust as its grain production. Unlike a local bakery, large scale baking operations require much larger ovens and mixmasters that spin for extended periods to make bread dough. Read more
Winemakers can agree that grape selection is an important part of producing quality wine and requires a delicate sorting process. Read more
For more than five decades, researchers around the globe have spent thousands of hours in front of Thermo Fisher Scientific biosafety cabinets (BSCs). Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Herasafe 2025 takes the lead on the latest in innovative biological safety cabinets by introducing a brand-new iteration of its predecessors, which includes independent supply and exhaust blowers, real-time airflow compensation and a digital airflow verification system.
Founded in 2012, the Deeds Brewing facility in Glen Iris is a relatively fresh addition to the Melbourne craft beer scene. From humble beginnings brewing from home, the decision to open a brewing facility was born of a very simple ethos the team at Deeds adhere to: they brew beer that they would want to drink. Read more
According to expert Celedonio Sainz De Urquijo, Regional Business Manager in APAC for Lab Weighing for Sartorius, based in Singapore, it is important to understand that a microbalance is “an instrument, not a tool.”
The Mountain Fresh Fruit Juices production facility is nestled amongst the green pastoral hills of Mount Compass, renowned for its ideal farming conditions, rich and fertile soil, and fresh produce. Read more
Consumers are saying ‘no’ to antibiotics in animal products, and the food and beverage production industry has been required to respond in kind.
Finding the right compressor for the job is easier said than done. That is why Motion Industrial Centre Technical Experts like Jamie Robertson are there — to relieve that pressure. Read more
Tropico understands better than most businesses that when sugar dries, it sticks to everything. This can make cleaning the equipment a challenge without the right type of cleaning product. Read more
An estimated 68 per cent of consumers worldwide have a low ability to digest lactose. Lactose intolerance is an uncomfortable dietary restriction that affects the ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and dairy products.