At Foodpro 2017, Rob Blythman of Total Construction shared some common pitfalls and pointers for food manufacturers considering investing in a new facility.

The Foodpro food manufacturing technology show kicks off this Sunday at the new ICC Sydney exhibition centre in Darling Harbour, and will run for four days.

From better bacon to celebrating a big occasion, we’ve put together 5 reasons why you should visit foodpro.

Eighty per cent of all Australian food and beverage executives say that controlling costs is a moderate or significant challenge but many are unaware that an in-depth examination of water and wastewater operations can deliver significant savings.

Luz Sanguansri will address the topic of 'sustainable value chains of the future' the FIAL Supply Chain Integrity Seminars, to be held alongside foodpro.

One of Tomra's most advanced pieces of equipment, the HALO Optical Sorter, will be on show virtually via an interactive display at Foodpro.

DTS Food Assurance will be at Foodpro to talk through its testing, inspection and certification services.

Mobile robot technology is striding forward, and visitors to Foodpro will be able to learn about latest advances.

'Transforming research into innovation' will be the topic of one of the seminar sessions held as part of the AIFST's program at Foodpro.

Agustin Loya discusses the effect of a conveyor belt on sanitary levels at meat processing plants, in the lead-up to Foodpro 2017.

Sandvik will be at Foodpro to take visitors through its range of oven belts up to 3500mm wide, as well as its chocolate pastillation system.

Sealed Air's Ron Cotterman spoke to Food & Drink Business about his journey in tackling the industry's food waste challenges.

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) will be hosting its 50th Annual Convention in Sydney's Darling Harbour.

Robotic equipment from Adaptapack, pouch machinery from Toyo Jidoki, and inspection equipment from Anritsu will be on show.

Kockums Bulk Systems will be exhibiting a vacuum conveyor, metering feeder, IBC system, as well as a collection of vacuum lifters.

Intralox provides solutions and layout optimisation for all areas of a plant, and will take visitors through its services at Foodpro in July.