How to reduce seasoning loss during snack food production
June 10, 2019
The seasoning coverage on a snack food product is an important aspect of the quality a consumer sees, and determines the overall flavour and taste a person experiences.
Frying Solutions
May 30, 2019
There are many factors to consider when determining the best fryer design for you. Ultimately your product quality will have the highest influence on your decision. Industrial fryer specialist Heat and Control tells more
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN)-infested roots under high magnification. Cysts, the bodies of female nematodes containing nematode eggs, are initially yellow and darken with age.
May 13, 2019
Potato cyst nematodes (PCN) are quarantine soilborne pests that damage potatoes around the world, stunting plants and reducing yields.
Potatoes have typically been used in the home as a humble side to accompany a steak or roast chicken, but have you ever tried potato ice-cream? Chef Russell Blaikie says the texture of potatoes is like velvet. (Courtesy: Courtney Holloway / ABC News)
May 07, 2019
Potatoes have typically been used in the home as a humble side to accompany a steak or roast chicken, but have you ever tried potato ice-cream? Chef Russell Blaikie says the texture of potatoes is like velvet.
Climate extremes impact on global crop yield variations. (Courtesy: Alvin Stone / Climate Extremes)
May 06, 2019
Researchers from Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the US have quantified the effect of climate extremes, such as droughts or heatwaves, on the yield variability of staple crops around the world.
Potato crops left to rot in Western Australia amid flooded market and low prices
April 24, 2019
Potato growers near Pemberton in Western Australia have been forced to leave more than a thousand tonnes of potatoes on the ground to rot because of oversupply and crippling low prices.
McCain Foods to upgrade its Smithton French Fry Plant
March 05, 2019
McCain Foods is to spend AUD 37 million (USD 26 million) to upgrade its french fry plant in Smithton, Tasmania (Australia).
tna names Jonathan Rankin as new CEO
January 27, 2019
Processing and Packaging equipment manufacturer tna announces the promotion of Jonathan Rankin to Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Lamb Weston acquires Australian Potato Processor Marvel Packers
December 21, 2018
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Marvel Packers Pty Ltd , a frozen potato processor in Australia. Marvel operates frozen potato processing and storage facilities (for frozen product) in Hallam, Victoria.
All Australian markets reopened for WA seed and ware potatoes as surveillance shows potato psyllids not infected
December 21, 2018
The government of Western Australia has announced that it has succeeded in regaining market access for Western Australian potatoes in all of Australia, following the detection of tomato potato psyllid in February 2017.
McCain Australia extends its range of sweet potato products
December 08, 2018
In response to the steadily growing popularity of sweet potato in Australia, McCain Foods is introducing new sweet potato products to the freezer aisle.
tna co-founders Alf and Nadia Taylor honored with Ethnic Business Award
November 26, 2018
Food processing and packaging equipment manufacturer tna is pleased to announce that its co-founders Alf and Nadia Taylor have been awarded with the 2018 Ethnic Business Award in the “Medium to Large Business” category.
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