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Plant Openings and Expansions: December 2013

December 5, 2013

Announcements about new food and beverage plant construction projects, plant renovations and plant expansions.

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Editor's Note

Industry moves in the right direction to help those in need

PROCESS EXPO included several initiatives designed to reduce food loss and improve food waste.
December 5, 2013

 FPSA foundation also supported food-insecure communities through the DEFEAT HUNGER initiative. 

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Laura Dunn Nelson talks behavioral change and safety improvements

December 4, 2013

 Laura Dunn Nelson has more than 25 years of experience implementing food safety and quality control programs for processing, packaging, foodservice and retail operations. She has worked with global retailers and manufacturers in the implementation of their GFSI certification programs. Prior to joining Alchemy, Laura managed Silliker’s South Region food testing laboratories, implemented ISO 17025 requirements, conducted GMP, distribution, and HACCP audits and trained new food safety auditors.  

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Food waste reduction, trust building top trends for 2014

Consumers expect manufacturers to take steps to reduce food waste, and they’re also going back to basics.
November 25, 2013

Small innovators should be well positioned to capitalize on products with trend potential.

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Consumers expect increased packaging recyclability

Almost nine in 10 expect manufacturers to increase recyclability.
November 25, 2013

The package itself is the most popular source for recycling information.

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Candy makers crave technologies that enhance precision and speed

New study addresses trends and challenges in the confectionery industry.
November 25, 2013

Leading technology has improved efficiency, allowing processors to meet growing demand.

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Improve your operating costs and increase efficiencies with reuse clean-in-place

Smart use of wastewater leads to improved efficiency and better manufacturing.
November 12, 2013

We ask an expert how reuse CIP works and who could benefit from it.

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Manufacturing sector economic activity up for fifth straight month

The overall economy grew for the 53rd straight month, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
November 12, 2013

The New Orders Index was up, while the Production Index decreased slightly.

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Industry & People News: November 2013

November 8, 2013
Announcements about new hires, staff promotions, association news, awards, mergers and acquisitions
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Plant Openings and Expansions: November 2013

November 8, 2013
Announcements about new food and beverage plant construction projects, plant renovations and plant expansions
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