Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

New Plant of the Year: Future Beef Operations

April 11, 2003
With several distinct value-added businesses operating under one roof and a state of the art carcass dehairing process that takes food safety to a new level, Future Beef redefines supply chain integration.
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ENGINEERING R&D: Super products with SCFX

April 11, 2003
Injecting carbon dioxide into an extruder barrel opens up a world of new products. Now the issue is driving down processing costs.
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The World's Top 100 Food & Beverage Companies - 2003

April 10, 2003
Food manufacturers face diverse challenges in meeting the needs of consumers around the world.
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Field Reports: Dairy plant masters the mix

April 10, 2003
High-intensity mixer/dissolver is easy to keep clean and requires little maintenance.
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Engineering R&D: Putting contaminants in a new light

April 10, 2003
Vision-based system will help meat and poultry processors identify trace amounts of fecal material.
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Engineering R&D: Currents of change

April 10, 2003
David Reznik conducts research on the physics of wave phenomena to reduce water and biological oxidation.
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Gradual Immersion Principle

April 10, 2003
Until the $10 million, 233,000-sq. ft. Wisconsin facility implemented a warehouse management system, it couldn’t grow the business.
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Pilot Plants put to the test

April 9, 2003
Whether they have a new formulation or revolutionary process change, processors have many options for lowering the odds of production snafus with new products.
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Engineering R&D: Out of the lab, into the plant

April 9, 2003
A few years ago, food scientists developed a lab process for creating gelatinized whey protein concentrate. Now the technology is poised for commercial scale-up.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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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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