Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdone

By 2030, according to projections published by the Food and Agriculture Organisation in 2018, meat will increase by 80% in low and middle incomes, under a business-as-usual scenario. By 2050, it will increase more than 200%.

Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdone

Paul Wood AO Adjunct Professor in Biotechnology, Monash University Meatless burger maker Beyond Meat has just reported quarterly earnings of US$67.3 million – much better than market expectations of US$52.7 million. It is now forecasting sales of US$240 million for the 2019 year, nearly three times that of 2018. But the company is yet to make […]

Assisting product development with new mini aseptic solution

Traditional aseptic processing lines consist of two sections; one section is the steriliser or pasteuriser (based on a suitable heat exchanger according to the product type), and the other is the aseptic filler.

Assisting product development with new mini aseptic solution

In today’s fast moving food and drink industry innovation is king. Everyone is looking for the next product to give their business the edge and food fashions and trends come and go with increasing speed.  Food manufacturers often need to use seasonal ingredients, potentially offering limited edition flavours or varieties of key products: from herbal […]

Pure Bottling now BRC Certified

Pure Bottling now BRC Certified

Pure Bottling New Zealand from Tauranga has recently added the Global Quality Standard of BRC (British Retail Consortium) to its list of Certifications. This puts Pure Bottling in the unique position of being the only BRC Certified Contract Beverage Packer in New Zealand outside of the wineries.  “Gaining a Globally recognised Food Safety benchmark like […]

The critical role of IIoT in the future of food processing

The critical role of IIoT in the future of food processing

Michael Cahill, Rockwell MES Technical Consultant As the old adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. New Zealand food companies, that often produce high value-add product that is exported around the globe, value their brand and reputation.  Things are changing.  Customer expectations for food safety and quality are unprecedented.  Expectations […]

CRC launches new food grade bio-degreaser

Biodegradable, non-toxic, non-hazardous, non-flammable, pH balanced and water soluble; the degreaser’s advanced formula is powerful but non-abrasive, non-corrosive and solvent-free.

CRC launches new food grade bio-degreaser

CRC Industries has introduced a new NSF A1-rated CRC Food Grade Bio Degreaser which expands its leading CRC Greenlight Food Safe Program range. The degreaser is an extra heavy-duty cleaner formulated to penetrate and dissolve tough grease, oil and contaminants for easy removal – safely. CRC Industries Australia Managing Director, Shona Fitzgerald, said the product […]

Has your business registered for the Food Act 2014?

“Most New Zealand food businesses have now registered, which is excellent,” Ms Johnston said. “New Zealand Food Safety, local councils and industry organisations are working hard to help all remaining businesses to meet the 28 February 2019 deadline for registration.

Has your business registered for the Food Act 2014?

It’s the final countdown for businesses that make, sell or transport food to meet the 28 February 2019 Food Act registration deadline. This includes food manufacturing, such as manufacturers of dried/dehydrated fruit or vegetables, confectionery, meat, poultry, fish products, dairy products and fresh ready-to-eat salads. New Zealand Food Safety (a business unit of the Ministry […]

NZ’s largest food manufacturing, technology and logistics Expo “Adding Value to NZ’s Food Chain”

At the 2016 show, Integrated Packing connected with a vast number of companies, saving one of them over $20,000 p.a. by improving their manufacturing processes. This year In

NZ’s largest food manufacturing, technology and logistics Expo “Adding Value to NZ’s Food Chain”

More than 4,500 visiting industry professionals from both New Zealand and around the world will converge in Auckland to attend the sectors largest combined trade only industry event – Foodtech Packtech (FTPT) and the Materials Handling & Logistics Expo (MHL). Hosted at the ASB Showgrounds in September, this year’s event will be the largest show […]

New innovations improving primary industry

Judges spoke of how the winners were successful at picking good problems to solve and being very creative in the way they solve them. Innovations that were easy to use, cost-effective, efficient and enhanced value came away with top honours.

New innovations improving primary industry

Day two of the 50th New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays kicked off with the Innovations Awards breakfast where a selection of New Zealand’s top innovations were on display, all with creative ideas on improving New Zealand’s agricultural industry. New Zealand National Fieldays Society CEO Peter Nation spoke of the importance of innovations at the National Agricultural […]

Synlait Palmerston North officially opened

The Palmerston North team will primarily concentrate on innovative dairy liquid product development, as well as supporting processes and technology.

Synlait Palmerston North officially opened

“We’re very excited to be opening Synlait Palmerston North, which is home to our new Research and Development Centre,” says John Penno, Managing Director and CEO. “We have some major opportunities in front of us. With the strong team and partnerships we’ve got in place to lead liquid innovation within our business, we won’t miss […]

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