At Castle Chemicals we service a number of fruit growers with waxes and coatings in the processing of their produce. Below is a informative blog post from Apple and Pear Australia Limited (APAL) about the wax process and why and how it is used. CLICK HERE TO READ If you would like to discuss our […]
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You’ve switched to LED lightbulbs at home. You’ve got the highest Energy Star Rating on your fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, TV, curling iron and smoothie-maker. You chose the low-VOC paint when renovating, even though you only had a vague conviction that it was bad for the environment based on a quick Google search, but […]
GHS stands for Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. This internationally-established system (a United Nations initiative) is meant to facilitate ready identification and grouping of chemicals by the hazards they may pose. It also attempts to harmonise chemical information globally.
If you’re in the fresh food processing industry, producing good-looking, healthy, safe-to-consume fruit and vegetables is your goal.
Hand cleaning and sanitation is a tricky business.
Verification and validation are critical to the maintenance of a strong food safety regime but verification and validation are two terms that are often confused.
Silicone and spray paint.
The presence of biofilms in industrial processing plants is a significant cause of contamination to your final product.
On Thursday 29/1/15, the Herald Sun’s John Masanauskas reported on a string of breaches of food safety rules in Victoria.