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A League of Their Own

Why -- and how -- continuous improvement teams achieve results that many processors only dream of.
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Food Packaging

Unloved by Wall Street, H.J. Heinz Co. nonetheless continues to invest heavily in innovative packaging, a commitment recognized recently by the Packaging Education Forum when it presented the Pittsburgh food processor with its Packaging Leader award.
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Renovation leaves candy manufacturer with sweet taste

Candy manufacturer Favorite Brands International of Bannockburn, Ill., needed to add capabilities to three production lines at one of its Chicago plants.
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Scheduling Software: A Key B2B Link

Supply-chain integration starts with plant-centric tools for planning and production scheduling.
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Managing Logistics

Food manufacturers are automating their materials handling and distribution systems through partnerships with third-party suppliers or logistics companies.
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The Quest for Packaging Line Optimization

Perfect packaging systems may be unattainable, but that won't keep food engineers from striving for them.
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HACCP Under the Microscope

The food safety program gains wide acceptance where not mandated, but arouses legal challenges and controversy in the meat and poultry industries.
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Food Safety

Screening pathogens in real time.
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Plant Tech Confronts Issues

Food Engineering's fourth annual manufacturing conference serves-up a full plate.
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The State of Food Manufacturing 2000: Once Again the Industry Restructures

Profits slide. Megamergers hope to offset retailer clout. Internet exchanges set up shop. Plants automate, integrate and tackle food safety.
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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.


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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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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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