AUSTRALIA, Melbourne. The organisators of the 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 12–17 August 2018 are pleased to advise that they have opened up two additional pre-congress symposiums and a new Technical & Scenic Tour.
On Sunday, 12 August, 3.00pm – 4.00pm the attendees can take part on a symposium put on by Corbion on Food Safety and Microbiology. From 4.30pm – 5.30pm will be a symposium by Chr. Hansen on BioProtection – Keeping food safe with Cultures. These free workshops are held on Sunday, prior to the Welcome Reception on Level 8 of the Grand Hyatt.
Also an additional new tour on Dry Ageing at William Angliss in Melbourne was opend up. The tour will be available on Wednesday, 15 August. This tour will be conducted at the William Angliss Institute (WAI), which is Australia’s largest specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events training located centrally in Melbourne’s CBD. The tour will focus on dry ageing of sheep and beef carcasses.
It will start with an introduction and a demonstration of butchery methods for dry aged sheep carcasses. A tour of the WAI’s demonstration and test kitchens will occur followed by a culinary lunch, demonstrating key value adding and culinary innovation for optimising premium quality and flavour in dry aged meat. The meal will be paired with wines selected to match the food. The afternoon will comprise presentations and discussions of advancements in dry ageing in several countries.
Please note that attendees are only allowed to participate in one tour.