Processing

Stopping Listeria in food products

28 July, 2020

Listeria contaminations are a risk at food processing facilities, but now a new research discovery could lead to bacterial control in food products.


Victoria green lights 'abattoir on wheels'

27 July, 2020

Provenir has secured a licence from PrimeSafe to operate a mobile abattoir in Victoria.


Cheesemaking: why only some milk coagulates with rennet

23 July, 2020

Milk that does not coagulate (NC) under optimal conditions affects the manufacturing process and cheese yield; a scientific study explores the reasons why.


Canola oil maker implements smart sensor solution

23 July, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

A1 Electric Motors worked with ABB to develop a custom solution for GrainCorp Oilseeds to solve an overheating issue with its cooker.


OMRON LD UVC disinfection robot

21 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

The LD UVC disinfection robot from Omron Asia Pacific uses UVC light to break down pathogens' DNA and RNA, thus preventing the spread of infectious disease.


Chocolatier bans animal testing following PETA appeal

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific

Barry Callebaut has banned animal testing, after talks with animal rights organisation PETA US and its affiliates.


$9m raised to develop process-based AI solution

15 July, 2020

Seebo has raised $9 million to enhance its process-based artificial intelligence solution, which enables manufacturers to predict and prevent production losses.


Start-up develops sugar-reduction tech for orange juice

14 July, 2020

An Israeli start-up has developed enzymatic technology that reduces the amount of simple sugars in orange juice by turning them into fibres.


Optimising your tank cleaning operations

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Spraying Systems Co Pty Ltd

Here are seven optimisation tips to consider as you evaluate the current performance of your tank cleaning equipment.


Bega says cheese to IoT sensors for dairy supply chain

14 July, 2020

Bega Cheese will use Software AG’s IoT platform to link its farmer suppliers, milk transport and storage, and processing facilities with real-time data.


COVID-19 boosts Torres Strait response to biosecurity threats

14 July, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted Biosecurity Queensland to enlist Torres Strait rangers to conduct fruit fly blocking operations, to protect local crops.


UniPrint antimicrobial film for coronavirus protection

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: UniPrint Pty Ltd

UniPrint's antimicrobial film has recently passed certification that proves its efficiency in combating the viral load of coronaviruses.


Australasian Medical and Scientific Compact Dry X-BC plates

07 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Australasian Medical & Scientific Ltd

The Compact Dry X-BC plates from Australasian Medical and Scientific are ready to use for the enumeration of Bacillus cereus in a variety of foods.


Robot that cleans production lines to hygienic standards

07 July, 2020

Fraunhofer researchers have developed two mobile cleaning devices that sanitise production equipment, even conveyor belts, to standards in a reproducible way.


Mars Wrigley boosts local chocolate factory

07 July, 2020

Mars Wrigley Australia will invest $300,000 to bring new technologies to its chocolate factory in Ballarat and launches M&M's Pretzel.


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