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12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey

12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey: Improving inventory practices

July 7, 2014
Average spending is up, and inventory management practices are adjusting to new realities in food and beverage production.


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37th Annual Plant Construction Survey: Hygienic design for safe food

June 9, 2014
As FSMA gels, processors are concerned about safe food and plants while stepping up product output with the same energy inputs.


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Food safety management systems

The right tools enable long-term success

June 9, 2014
HACCP can’t do it all. A food safety management system uses several tools to promote food safety and prevent recalls. After a recall, it may be too late to save your business.


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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference 2014

Integrating leading edge-automation with operational excellence

June 4, 2014
Food and beverage companies are facing an increasingly competitive environment that demands familiarity with leading-edge automation and processing and packaging solutions.


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Green Series

Energy efficiency delivers powerful savings

June 4, 2014
Emerging technologies can help a manufacturer reduce food waste and energy costs while establishing “green” bona fides with consumers.


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Food Packaging

Cultured pearls

May 6, 2014
Stonyfield, an organic yogurt maker, is launching an organic frozen yogurt dessert in collaboration with Cambridge, MA-based WikiFoods, Inc.


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Food Packaging

Home plate: Packaging reinvents typical lid and tray for ready-to-eat

Package is a far cry from the typical lid and tray common in the ready-meal category.
May 6, 2014
Consumers have little time to prepare home-cooked meals anymore. And retailers have seized on this as an opportunity to do the cooking for them.


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Food Safety

Semper paratus! Food defense depends on it

“Always prepared” is good advice for protecting the food supply, and it’s the law.
May 6, 2014
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition” is a line made famous by the Monty Python troupe.


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Green Series

Proper design creates ultra-efficient plant

ConAgra Lamb Weston used an integrated approach to deliver the first-ever LEED-Platinum frozen food processing facility.
May 6, 2014
U S food processors face increasing energy-efficiency and sustainability demands from regulators, market competition and consumers interested in purchasing products from environmentally friendly companies.


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Lubricants

Special supplement on lubricants: Making the grade

Food-grade, NSF H1 lubes are tough and getting tougher, and better, all the time.
May 6, 2014
If it weren’t for lubricants, not much of anything would happen. Machines would seize up, cars would break down, and food production and—and safety—would come to a halt.


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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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