How to choose the right packaging equipment for your processing line
December 14, 2020
With so many weighing and packaging options available, it can be difficult to narrow down the right fit for your processing line. To help find the right equipment for your line, Manter has put together this short guide to help begin the selection process.
Zerella Fresh expand the capacity of their potato washing and grading line
December 10, 2020
South Australia's Zerella Fresh this month committed to expanding the capacity of their potato washing and grading line. Zerella Fresh has again chosen to reinvest with Wyma Solutions for their post-harvest needs.
Strengthened by the acquisition of the TFI Potato business, the Mitolo Group Pty Ltd starts a new potato season in South Australia
November 10, 2020
The recent finalization of a takeover of Thomas Foods International’s potato business and a spike in demand through the coronavirus pandemic has cemented Mitolo Group as Australia’s largest fresh spud producer.
tna connects: new virtual learning hub brings expert-led insights to global stage
October 23, 2020
Global food processing and packaging solutions specialist, tna, is launching an all-new virtual platform; tna Connects, to provide the food manufacturing community with a go-to destination for insight, innovation, and inspiration.
TOMRA Food, Lanza la Plataforma de Clasificación más Avanzada del Sector: la TOMRA 5S Advanced
October 12, 2020
Compac, empresa integrante de la familia TOMRA Food, lanza la plataforma de clasificación más avanzada del sector: la TOMRA 5S Advanced. Su desarrollo se ha realizado tomando como base el funcionamiento líder de la clasificadora multilínea de Compac.
McCain Foods opens potato storage facility in Tasmania
October 07, 2020
A storage facility capable of storing 11,000 tonnes of potatoes has opened in Burnie, Tasmania. The facility, which can hold 9,000 tonnes in cold-storage long term as well as a further 2,000 tonnes in short term storage, is run by McCain.
The Pye Group AUD 35 Million Expansion Will Boost Regional Economy
September 28, 2020
The Pye Group's multi-million-dollar investment in its Parilla Premium Potatoes and Zerella Fresh brands will help feed growing demand for potatoes in Australia. It will inject an estimated AUD 42 million into the regional Mallee economy and create 40 new local jobs.
Potato Processor McCain NZ lowers greenhouse gas emissions through use of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology
September 25, 2020
McCain Foods Timaru potato processing plant is reducing its energy usage environmental impact, now looking to electrification, by installing Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology, a first in New Zealand.
Potatoes from plot to plate: how to grow the perfect spuds in your New Zealand backyard
September 17, 2020
While in the Northern hemisphere we are harvesting potatoes and getting ready for winter, this is not the case in the Southern hemisphere. This article offers tips on how to grow potatoes in your New Zealand backyard.