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Custom-fit for Foodservice

March 26, 2003
Customization and flexibility challenge food processors supplying the foodservice market.
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Engineering R&D: Biotrickling reduces bakery ethanol emissions by 85-100 percent

March 26, 2003
A four-month pilot study conducted at the Interstate Brands Wonderbread Bakery in Columbus, OH concluded that a two-stage biotrickling filter composed of environmentally-available bacteria immobilized on solid polypropylene fibers reduced ethanol emissions by 85 to 100 percent.
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Finishline: Brave New World

March 26, 2003
I've been covering the evolution of food plant automation at Food Engineering from the first PLCs.
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Engineering R&D: Supercritical CO<sub>2</sub> Extrusion Opens New Product Opportunities

March 26, 2003
Supercritical fluid extrusion (SCFX) technology, first reported in 1992 by Syed S.H. Rizvi and Steven J. Mulvaney of the Institute of Food Science at Cornell University, combines two high-pressure processes -- supercritical CO2 processing and extrusion -- to extend the capabilities of conventional extrusion technology.
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Plastic bottle gives beer market a boost

March 26, 2003
According to a report on "World Beer Containers" from The Freedonia Group, by the end of this year, plastic bottles will emerge as a viable form of beer packaging.
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Food Plants Partner With Unions To Boost Competitiveness

March 26, 2003
Managers and unions who think outside of the box are partnering to improve plant competitiveness. New work systems are based on mutual trust and respect.
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Sweet, Wheat, Fermented, Treats

March 26, 2003
No, this is not the answer to a Jeopardy question. Nor is it a new wave food that cures cancer. These four simple words describe four new fabulous plants.
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Dole Starts-Up New Salad Plant To Serve Eastern Markets

March 26, 2003
To better serve Eastern U.S. markets with its packaged fresh vegetable salads, Dole Value Added Products last year started-up a new $30 million, 156,750 sq.-ft. plant on a 40-acre site in Springfield, OH.
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Self-Directed Work Teams: The Icing on theCake

March 26, 2003
Lack of time and commitment usually prohibits organized teams in food manufacturing plants. However, high-performance self-directed work teams have achieved sweet success in a few plants.
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The Quest for Efficiency

March 26, 2003
Line optimization is a journey, not a destination
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