Articles Tagged with ''packaging materials''

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Aseptic applications: Redefining freshness

Through machinery developments, aseptic treatment of products and packages has notched gains against more entrenched technologies.

 Over the last 10 to 15 years, more low- and high-acid products have been processed in ways designed to kill bacteria and extend the life of foods and liquids. Retort-style thermal processing, chilling and refrigeration steps and the use of preservatives remain the most common routes to produce shelf-stable foods and beverages in the US. 


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Technology Sourcebook

Form/fill/seal machine

The Parsons-Eagle Phaser XP vertical form/fill/seal machine produces pillow, gusseted or flat bottom packages from 2 to 13 in. in width and 3- to 15-in. long at speeds in excess of 60 packages/min.
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Packaging

Innovation stars

Shelf-stable packages win IoPP awards based on composition and design focused on ease of use and sustainable qualities.
The winning packaging laminate is fully compostable and made in the US from renewable resources.
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Manufacturing News

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.
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.

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


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State of Food Manufacturing 2013: Slowly Trending Upward

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

 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.

 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.

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


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Product recovery system

 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.

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


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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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Food Engineering December 2014 Cover

2014 December

In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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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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