Articles Tagged with ''efficiency''

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Food for thought: How can large food manufacturers fuel clean energy?

On average, 16 percent of raw materials are lost during food manufacturing.
April 29, 2014

We discuss the state of food waste mitigation efforts, and their benefits, in this Q&A with Shlomi Palas, CEO of Bluesphere Corporation.


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IFT Global Food Traceability Center receives research grant

The center will investigate the effects of traceability on consumer attitudes and business performance in the seafood industry.
February 18, 2014

The center will investigate the effects of traceability on consumer attitudes and business performance in the seafood industry.


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Candy makers crave technologies that enhance precision and speed

New study addresses trends and challenges in the confectionery industry.
November 25, 2013

Leading technology has improved efficiency, allowing processors to meet growing demand.


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ConAgra Mills announces capacity and sustainability upgrades at Oakland mill

The historic facility received $21.5 million in improvements.
May 31, 2013
The historic facility received $21.5 million in improvements.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Hormel's Progressive Processing plant is built for the long haul

December 6, 2011
Hormel’s Progressive Processing plant is built for the long haul. A quarter century had passed since Hormel Foods had commissioned a new production facility. In designing its Dubuque plant, engineers aimed to create a facility that would be contemporary for the next 25 years.
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Supply Chain: Demand-driven production

December 5, 2011
Mastery of the supply chain can yield tremendous cost savings for food companies, but only if production is aligned with what will sell in the months ahead.
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Plant of the Year: Shearer's Foods Rethinks the Food Plant

April 1, 2011
Some additional upfront cost already is paying dividends to this manufacturing organization, with the biggest returns yet to come.
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Tech Update: Cooking & Frying

March 1, 2011
Improved energy efficiency, fun shapes, healthier eating: myriad market demands are driving changes in commercial cooking and frying systems.
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The Case for High Benefit Lighting

February 1, 2011
There’s a lot more to new lighting advancements than just saving money.
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Ingredient shrinkage cut from 1.25 to 0.25 percent

February 1, 2011
Powder blending facility had dust everywhere-dust that should have been in products, not on floors, equipment.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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