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Dry Processing

Grinding out higher yields of tea and coffee flavorings

Focus on: powder and bulk operatons
June 12, 2013
Mating a vibratory feeder with roller mill technology made it possible to grind spices and seasonings more uniformly.


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Food Safety

Minimizing risk from raw materials

The ingredients you use reflect the quality of your product, so keep close tabs on your suppliers
June 8, 2013
Food manufacturers are launching new efforts to improve ingredient quality, make use of newer technologies and generally push greater innovation into their product offerings.


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FA&M Conference Report

Innovating risk assessment and world-class best practices
June 6, 2013
Food and beverage manufacturers will need revolutionary manufacturing methods to promote and sustain growth. A better understanding of core competencies and capabilities can take you further.


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Sustainability

Energy management: crunching the numbers

Reducing energy usage is an ongoing practice, requiring education and continuing efforts by everyone in the organization.
May 13, 2013

There are many paths toward reducing energy and utility usage at plants—some are obvious, but some are not and require the help of consultants and suppliers.


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Food Safety

Inline monitoring aids in food safety and quality

What you don’t measure could kill your brand.
May 13, 2013

While it may be said that food safety and food quality are not necessarily interrelated, get lax about either, and you probably won’t have a brand for long.


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Lift Trucks

Making all the right moves

An integral part of the food and beverage industry supply chain, state-of-the-art lift trucks provide efficiency, economy and ergonomics.
May 13, 2013

Lift trucks have taken their own special direction in the food and beverage manufacturing industry.


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Tech Update: X-ray & Optical Inspection

New types of foreign material and product flaws detected

X-ray, camera and laser sorting technologies are coming of age in new configurations and applications that improve productivity and reduce false rejects while detecting harder-to-find flaws.
May 13, 2013

A new range of contaminants, product defects and packaging imperfections are being spotted by the latest styles of multi-beam X-ray systems and optical inspection technologies.


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Tech Update: Meat & Poultry Processing

Employing energy savings as a competitive edge

May 13, 2013

Known for their heavy use of energy, the meat and poultry industries need to cut usage wherever they can.


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Food Packaging

Microwaveable popcorn pops in ‘bowl’

A gusseted bowl design with a tear-strip opening moves to Canada to replace the traditional bag for Orville Redenbacher’s microwaveable popcorn.
May 13, 2013

The Pop Up Bowl’s wider mouth, sturdier sides and transparent top and bottom provide a stable serving “dish.”


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Food Packaging

Mobile portion control

Flexible packaging delivers on-the-go convenience and single-serving calorie counts.
May 13, 2013

As more consumers snack more often, brand owners provide products in portable, single-serving packs to appeal to these grab-and-go consumers and the retail outlets they frequent.


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

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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Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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