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TECH FLASH

Large firms best positioned to improve profit margins

As US consumers become more health conscious, large companies are able to offer new products at increased prices.
June 12, 2013

Smaller competitors often lack the consumer recognition that allows premium pricing.


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Manufacturing News

Food Fraud: You purchased what?

Is your burger really 100 percent beef? Is your virgin olive oil really virgin? Only your analytical instrumentation knows for sure.
June 7, 2013
As a result of the recent UK horsemeat scandal, consumers and processors are very much aware they may not be getting what they paid for.


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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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Editor's Note

As the economy improves, so does the food and beverage industry

According to Food Engineering’s 36th annual Plant Construction Survey, the food and beverage industry is now thriving
June 4, 2013
Greenfield projects in 2012 numbered 218.


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TECH FLASH

Tank coating: an underrated aspect of selection

Tank surface preparation methods diverge, and a tank’s coating is its only defense against corrosion.
May 28, 2013

Find out what method of tank coating will suit your operation best.


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TECH FLASH

Separating winners from losers in consumer packaged goods

A new report says different-sized companies are using different methods to create growth.
May 28, 2013

Researchers looked at changes in dollar sales percent, volume sales percent and dollar share point.


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TECH FLASH

FDA’s third annual Reportable Food Registry report shows increase in food contamination incidents

Fresh produce and undeclared allergen reports increased most.
May 28, 2013

In three cases, submissions made to the RFR alerted FDA early to potential public health issues before potentially harmful products reached the marketplace.


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TECH FLASH

Do nanomaterial fertilizers threaten soil health?

New research says nanoparticles could damage the delicate balance of microbes and microfauna that maintains healthy soil.
May 28, 2013

As governments debate whether or not to adopt nanomaterial-specific regulation, nano products go to market without pre- or post-market safety assessments.


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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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Manufacturing News

Energy management improves business performance

Ever-increasing energy costs have processors looking for tools to cut wasteful energy usage.
May 13, 2013

One useful tool is industrial energy management software, but determining which software to use can be daunting.


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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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