Articles Tagged with ''packaging materials''

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Tomato waste project shows promise in replacing BPA coatings

A project to determine the suitability of tomato waste as a replacement for BPA can liners has been delayed.
January 10, 2014
The substitute material would be derived largely from tomato skin.
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Fabulous Food Plants

Automation keeps fruit fresh at Paramount Citrus

This 640,000-sq.-ft. citrus fruit processing/packaging facility is almost completely automated and has a roof of solar cells and a fuel cell system to supply energy to the plant and the grid.
December 5, 2013

The plant provides consumers fresh fruit consistent in size, color, quality and taste while scoring environmental points.


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Features

State of Food Manufacturing 2013: Slowly Trending Upward

A lack of consumer confidence, prolonged unemployment and concern about regulations still hinder strong economic growth.
October 9, 2013

 Processors beef up food safety measures and invest in automation to remain competitive. 


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Food Packaging

Sustainability a highlight at DuPont packaging awards

Materials that prolong shelf life, enhance recyclability or add a repellent quality top the winners list.
August 7, 2013

 Modified air packaging and material-reducing redesigns were among those recognized. 


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TECH FLASH

Convenience aids top the list of packaging breakthroughs

DuPont released the list of the top packaging innovations of the 20th century.
June 11, 2013

The top spot on the list went to a basic technology with major ramifications.


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Product recovery system

June 11, 2013

 The National Bulk Equipment ProductSaver product recovery system reclaims contents for residual resale, reuse or efficient disposal.  


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Packaging Materials

Multifaceted empowerment

New packaging materials add functionality, improve sustainability, lengthen shelf life and enhance shelf impact of food products.
March 6, 2013

Innovative packaging materials and concepts give new and established products greater functionality, sustainability, shelf life and shelf impact.


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Technology Sourcebook

Reclosable package

March 6, 2013

With a lower shelf film seal flange and an inside closing interference-style lid, the Harpak-ULMA C-Pak reclosable package seals in moisture after it is opened.


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Packaging

Rice-A-Roni in a cup

The San Francisco treat's first new product in half a century is on shelves.
February 6, 2013

It took half a century, but the San Francisco treat’s first truly new product hit national distribution in late 2012 when PepsiCo’s Quaker division rolled out microwavable instant rice in single-serve cups.


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TECH FLASH

Should FDA demand caffeine levels on energy drink labels?

One all-natural, energy drink producer has been putting this information on the label since day one.
January 28, 2013
Why not give the consumer the information to make an informed choice?
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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.

Podcasts

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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