Sustainability

TECH FLASH

Report highlights processors’ efforts on sustainability

March 13, 2012
Food and beverage companies are doing their part to cut energy and waste.
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TECH FLASH

Processor earns landfill-free status from NSF-ISR

March 13, 2012
West Liberty Foods’ Tremonton, UT facility’s total waste is less than 1 percent.
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Water’s rising tide

March 7, 2012
Attention to use of the humble hydrogen-oxygen molecule is producing sometimes-surprising operational improvements and cost savings at food plants.
 


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The Sustainable Warehouse

January 10, 2012
While a sustainable warehouse may seem an altruistic notion, a commitment to saving energy can pay off in a big way


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Fabulous Food Plant: Hormel's Progressive Processing plant is built for the long haul

December 6, 2011
Hormel’s Progressive Processing plant is built for the long haul. A quarter century had passed since Hormel Foods had commissioned a new production facility. In designing its Dubuque plant, engineers aimed to create a facility that would be contemporary for the next 25 years.
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Site Selection: Redefining Location, location. Location

December 5, 2011
What makes location the most important criterion in selecting a site? Transportation, logistics, labor force, water and utility costs—to name a few.
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Sustainable Plant of the Year: Frito-Lay Casa Grande Plant Attains Near Net Zero

November 1, 2011
Efficiency was built into Frito-Lay’s Casa Grande plant a quarter-century ago, but the snack maker takes the facility’s energy- and water-conservation systems to a new level with near net zero.
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Flooring Commandment: Know Thy Installer

November 1, 2011
Polymer science presents food and beverage manufacturers with many floor covering options, but performance often hinges on the expertise of the people installing them.
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PROCESS EXPO Preview

October 1, 2011
Expanded conference sessions help processors do it faster, better, cheaper and safer.
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Tech Update: Pumps

October 1, 2011
The right pump used for the right application can make a significant difference in energy consumption.
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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.

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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TYSON FOODS

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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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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