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What’s needed for a good traceability system

Traceability is more and more being achieved by an electronic tracking system capable linked with the unit or units being shipped as a group

What’s needed for Provenance or product authentication

Provenance is a term that can cover both the origins of the product and ingredients, but also the legitimacy of the product itself in line with the description e.g. Australian cherries. Australian Cherries provenance is carried in the origin of the Cherries and that the product is in fact cherries.

Design Led Solutions: What is it? (Part 1)

Design led solutions (DL) is not another swanky marketing process. The concept of a DL approach has been around since the 1960s as a way to conceptualise techniques for engineers, architects or anyone who needed to solve problems creatively, as opposed to only analytical assessment (Arnold, 2016).

Where can I go to get insights into the R&D Tax concession program?

The R&D Tax Incentive program is set by the Government to support Australian private businesses to claim a tax offset or cash rebate for expenditure on eligible activities in particular for innovation and R&D projects to transform Australian businesses. The program reduces the cost and risk of...

Pros and cons of doing shelf life trials

Just after production food products are often at the peak of their quality, but many food products are unstable and during storage unwanted microbiological, physical and chemical changes continue to happen. This often results in quality deterioration and hence shelf life determination becomes...

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