The market next door

The market next door

Australia offers expansion opportunity for NZ.

Westland's good results after tough season

Westland's good results after tough season

Westland has confirmed its 2012-13 operating surplus is a seven percent increase.

Eyes on Asia for innovation in the nutrition sector

Eyes on Asia for innovation in the nutrition sector

3.2 billion Asians will form the new affluent middle class by 2030.

Low R&D investment stymies growth

Low R&D investment stymies growth

Low investment in R&D is holding back New Zealand’s potential for dynamic business growth.

Steve Best has edited NZ FT for 8 years.

Steve Best has edited NZ FT for 8 years.

He is constantly seeking information that will make a difference to food processing businesses. 

Talk to Steve on 09 484 1313 or 027 565 7772

Turning waste into wealth

Turning waste into wealth

The Waikato is fast turning waste into wealth, thanks to New Zealand’s first independent product development spray dryer and world-class researchers.

 

 

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Export

We have established this new section to provide information from actual case studies of food and beverage businesses that are successfully exporting. We will look into each case and obtain consultants opinions and provide seminar type articles to help potential exporters.

Factory

This section will focus on the factory interior and building. From factory design and construction through to materials, waste and heating systems, to filtering and staff safety systems.

 

Ingredients

In a competitive market, success almost always turns on the quality of ingredients and additives. This section of the magazine will focus on all ingredients from additives including colouring, emulsifiers, preservatives and sweeteners through to berries, nuts, herbs and spices, fruit and vegetables.

Logistics

Logistics take effect after the food or beverage has been processed. It will include warehousing, refrigeration and cool storage, handling transportation and customs clearances for export.

Management

Good management information is critical to the success of any business. NZ FOODtechnology will be detailing specific management areas ranging from increasing productivity to funding and protecting export revenue - down to earth practical article written by qualified people on key areas of all aspects of running a profitable business.

Packaging

Each issue will feature a different aspect of food and beverage packaging. New technology, new machinery and new materials. We will present news, articles, case studies and interviews.

Processing

Increasing automation in the processing industry has not come at the expense of quality. NZ FOODtechnology will feature the latest manufacturing processes and machinery for the safe and speedy production needed in the meat, poultry, seafood and dairy industries. We will look at processing plants and the new technology needed to keep up with the continued growth of the food markets.

Testing

Testing processes that once took days are now being completed to international standards in minutes. In-house testing and monitoring are now an essential part of the food production process. Contamination or the discovery of metal particles in a food product can result in costly recalls and destroy overnight reputations which took years to develop.