2015 Food Safety & Processing Summit

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Fonterra accepts MPI charges over WPC80 recall

Fonterra Limited (Fonterra), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, accepts the charges arising from the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) investigation into events leading up to the precautionary whey protein concentrate (WPC80) recall last year. It was subsequently confirmed that the recalled WPC80 did not present a health risk. MPI examined whether Fonterra had complied with all its food safety and quality obligations, under New ... more

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New URC® real fruit pastes offer a delicious flavour burst in baked products

Taura Natural Ingredients has developed a range of real fruit pastes that add a delicious and innovative flavour burst to a range of bakery and snack applications. The pastes, which are made using Taura’s unique Ultra Rapid Concentration (URC®) technology, are perfect as a fruit filling in products such as cakes, biscuits & cookies, and bars. They are free from artificial flavours, colours and preservatives and offer a delicious taste and aroma, with a shelf life of up to 12 ... more

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Fonterra Milk for Schools off to the Islands

The ships have set sail to deliver nearly 5,000 Fonterra Milk for Schools milk packs to Kiwi kids on the Chatham, Stewart, and Great Barrier islands. Around 160 children from 17 schools across the islands now have the opportunity to join their mainland friends to drink milk every school day. Operations Manager In-School Programmes, Louise Aitken, says the Co-operative wants to make sure that all Kiwi kids year one to six and their schools have the opportunity to be part of ... more

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Bell Tea to close Dunedin factory

New Zealand's oldest tea company, Bell Tea, is set to shut its Dunedin factory next month, ending more than 100 years of tea production in the city. Bell Tea and Coffee Co chief executive Mark Hamilton travelled to Dunedin yesterday to tell the factory's 10 staff the cost of earthquake strengthening and other required work - estimated at more than $1 million - meant its operation was no longer viable. Staff were ''shocked'' when told about the plan yesterday, but were more ... more

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Fonterra spreads infant formula sales in China

Fonterra has extended sales of its infant formula brand to two more major Chinese cities as it pushes to secure a share of the world's fastest growing baby milk market. The dairy co-op launched its Anmum formula in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou late last year before extending sales to around 100 stores in Chengdu and Chongqing in January. It is also available in Hong Kong. Prior to the launch, Fonterra did not have a presence in China's branded infant formula market, whose ... more

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Chinese team to audit nine NZ infant formula makers

A team of four Chinese authorities will soon be auditing some of New Zealand's biggest infant formula manufacturers. Last year China's border clearance agency announced new measures to strengthen the safety and quality of imported infant and toddler formulas available on the Chinese market. They include requirements for all infant formula manufacturers exporting to China to be registered by May 1. Ministry of Primary Industries spokesman Brad Young said the audit was a ... more

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Ahead of the Pack: Full Packaging Workshop programme available

Scion, New Zealand’s research leader in innovative packaging development and performance testing, invites registrations to its inaugural workshop on packaging. Packaging plays a critical role in successfully manufacturing and selling products both locally and internationally. This includes: - supporting the logistics of transferring product through manufacturing plants; - providing protection for long journeys; - increasing the shelf life of perishable products; - ... more

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Loscam Beverage Tray: another breakthrough solution

LOSCAM, Asia Pacific’s leader in pallet and retail ready solutions, has announced the launch of its multi bottle returnable Beverage Tray, enabling the implementation of one-touch solutions for the beverage and retail sectors. The Loscam Beverage Tray, designed by K Hartwall for use in high speed production lines, is ideal for storing, moving and displaying beverage products direct to retail floor, reducing product handling and packaging, improving product quality and increasing ... more

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Fonterra and Danone face off in court

Dairy giants Fonterra and Danone have had their first High Court battle in relation to the fallout of last year's botulism false alarm. A hearing in the High Court in Auckland this morning dealt with an application by media organisations for access to court documents relating to the case. French food company Danone said in January that it had cancelled its supply contract with Fonterra and was launching legal action against the New Zealand dairy co-operative in a bid to win more ... more

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2014 NZIFST Food Industry Excellence Awards - call for nominations

Some say that excellence is its own reward but we all know that public recognition is appreciated too! The past couple of years have provided many challenges for the local food industry, the very circumstances that demand exceptional performance in business, and that stimulates a few to new levels of excellence. If you know of a colleague or a work team that has shown excellence in one (or more) of the management aspects recognised by the NZIFST FOOD INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS, then we ... more

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