Special Report: Cold and Fresh

A joint venture between AgTech company RotoGro and fresh produce grower Freshero is set to showcase a new fully automated, vertical hydroponic farming system. Kim Berry writes.

Developing boutique varieties of fresh produce while increasing sustainability is a passion for the family run business, Perfection Fresh. Kim Berry writes.

Frozen finger food from Patties just got a little edgier. Patties’ Anand Surjpal discusses the latest batch of product offerings – hot from the oven.

Aussie olive producers chalked up 2018 as one of the toughest seasons on record but interest in Australian-produced table olives is giving boutique olive farmers hope for the future.

Blueridge Produce has removed bottlenecks and improved efficiency with VERYX Digital Sorters from Heat and Control.

Changing consumer tastes and retail models are driving demand for cold storage solutions, according to US cold-chain company Americold.

Dematic has released a new AGV specifically for autonomous operation 
in chilled and freezer environments.

Hydrogen-powered forklifts and liquid nitrogen engines: we take a look at some of the latest innovations that are coming down the line.

Dematic has come out with a new automated solution for cold chain order fulfilment.

A new initiative could see portable freeze-dry equipment sent directly to Australia’s food producers to process perishable crops.

Nathan Free of Alkira Organics talks about his move away from mainstream production to become Victoria's largest organic producer.

Linley Valley Pork recently sourced two new custom-designed plate freezers in order to increase its throughput and product quality.

Inductive sensors specifically for use in extremely hot and cold temperatures are now in the offing.

Ishida weighing technology has played a role in the growth of specialist salad producer Bryans Salads.

Gas measurement company Bacharach has an instrument for CO2 leak detection in cold storage and machinery rooms.

Frozen food company McCain Foods Australia is preparing to make the shift to robotic, temperature-controlled storage with its upcoming move to a new fully-automated highbay cold storage facility.