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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.
By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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 FPSA foundation also supported food-insecure communities through the DEFEAT HUNGER initiative. 


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Good news for the food and beverage industry

Staying on top of food trends can help manufacturers be ready for what’s next.
By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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The 2013 trends list includes Korean flavors, tortas and tiny desserts.
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Laser-focused on core challenges

By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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As this issue’s cover story explains, the state of food manufacturing is slowly trending upward. But, while business indicators are gradually improving, some of the current challenges in food manufacturing remain unchanged: the need for increased automation, advances in food safety and a more highly skilled workforce.


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Back to school, back to basics to quell employee staffing woes

Hiring and training employees is one of largest issues facing food and beverages manufacturers.
By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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 Even though managers sometimes hundreds of applications for a job, there may be no prospect with exactly the right set of skills.  


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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
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Greenfield projects in 2012 numbered 218.


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Much more meets the eye than meets the ink

By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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I think it’s about time I told you something very important. There’s a lot more to Food Engineering than what you can hold in your hands.


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Engineering R&D

Two-trick pony

By Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor
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An enhanced X-ray system moves the technology beyond contaminant inspection to precise analysis of the fat and lean components of meat.


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Food Safety

Current testing is not advancing food safety

By Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor
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Finished product testing, by itself, isn’t adequate to guarantee the safety of foods.


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Industry leaders share leading-edge manufacturing and operations solutions

By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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As we put together this enormous January issue, the Food Engineering staff was also putting the final touches on the program for the 2013 Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference (FA&M), scheduled for April 12-15 in Naples, FL.


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Engineering R&D: One drop at a time

By Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor
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This year’s World Food Prize honors a US-born scientist’s work in reshaping farming practices to make them more efficient and productive by changing the way water is delivered.


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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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