BEST AUSTRALIAN BACON WINNERS GO BACK-TO-BACK! The aroma of sizzling bacon filled the air as Australian Bacon Week captured tastebuds and imagination last month [June]. The week celebrated 100 per cent Australian bacon, but also drew attention to the competition Aussie bacon faces from imported product. While delicious dishes were created, one of the highlights of the week was the Australian Bacon Awards. Now in their fifth year, the awards identify and showcase the best true blue bacon. The three judges – Fleischmeister Horst …
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The Australian pork industry is moving towards lower confinement systems after weaning and during gestation. In October 2013, APL and Pork CRC held sow housing workshops to provide information to Australian pork producers on group housing of sows. In April 2014, a further two sow housing workshops were held in Toowoomba and Melbourne to provide an update of how pork producers are managing these changes to lower confinement systems some 18 months later. These workshops provided new information on the principles …