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Plant Openings & Expansions: November 2012

November 7, 2012
The Hershey Company opened a new $300 million, state-of-the-art chocolate plant in West Hershey, PA, about two miles from its original plant.
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Industry & People: November 2012

November 7, 2012
Campbell Soup Company will close its Sacramento, CA plant, which produces soups, sauces and beverages; production will shift to its three remaining thermal plants.
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TECH FLASH

Tertiary water reuse is a popular idea

Agricultural and industrial use account for 90 percent of the world's freshwater resources
October 29, 2012
Not for drinking, recycled water for farming and some industrial applications holds promise in decreasing water shortages.
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Technical training partnership to prepare students for jobs

Robotics and advanced automation jobs are crying out for capable people
October 29, 2012
The partnership will offer Mechatronics certificates to students preparing for high-tech jobs in manufacturing.
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GFSI seeks input on Global Red Meat Standard

Stakeholders are asked to respond by November 23
October 29, 2012
Public comments are open until November 23, 2012.
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Bakery and snack markets moving east

October 5, 2012
A new market study shows an increase of 4 percent in the US and 7 percent globally.
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TECH FLASH

Beer loses out to wine and spirits

US beer consumption continues its decline as consumers gravitate toward wine and spirits innovations
October 5, 2012
US beer consumption continues its decline as consumers gravitate toward wine and spirits innovations.
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TECH FLASH

USDA reports 14.9 percent of American households are food insecure

October 5, 2012
The 2011 numbers are the highest since UDSA began recording this data in 1995.
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TECH FLASH

Agflation to drive food prices up 15 percent

October 5, 2012
The animal protein and dairy industries will be hit the hardest.
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What you need to know about Prop 37 now

October 4, 2012
Prop 37 requires foods that are genetically engineered (GE) or contain GE ingredients to have this information on the label.
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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.

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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 made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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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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