Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

Less is more maintenance

December 3, 2004
Better applications of new and existing solutions can help managers run their plant maintenance programs smarter and more effectively.
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Oven technology in flux

December 3, 2004
Improved sensors and better understanding of heat flux are enabling engineers to upgrade the performance of bakery ovens.
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Food Packaging: Can or pouch, it's all about ease of use

December 1, 2004
Retortable containers need an influx of innovation if they're going to keep up with the convenience trend.
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Eye Know You

December 1, 2004
There's no shortage of traceability tools from technology providers. How effectively manufacturers deploy them is shaping up as a key competitive issue.
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Shear madness

November 5, 2004
Mixing technology is emerging as one of the most dynamic equipment categories, and high-shear units are redefining the science.
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Fabulous Food Plants: A New Model for Aseptic

November 4, 2004
When aseptic processing adds cost, the technology is a hard sell. But three entrepreneurs prove it can be a cost-saving process.
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The World's Top 100 Food & Beverage Companies 2004

Diets Define Profit and Loss
October 4, 2004
Phenomena like the low-carb diet trend are a blessing for some processors and a curse for others, as sales trends for industry leaders demonstrate.
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Zero-defect engineering

October 1, 2004
The transfer of laboratory research to high-speed production equipment was the most daunting aspect of a sanitary-can development project.
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Beyond the sachet

October 1, 2004
Desiccants inside printed cards push oxygen absorbers into the baked goods segment.
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More arrows in the quiver

September 30, 2004
There is no shortage of antimicrobial technologies for food and beverage processors. With safety concerns spreading, there is a need for even more.
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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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