Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

Flash dryers and potato waste

March 22, 2003
A food-processing engineer sees significant payback potential in applying the right technology to byproduct recovery efforts
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Active packaging gets a boost

March 22, 2003
FDA clears the way for a system that releases chlorine dioxide gas to kill bacteria and spoilage organisms
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Bullish forecast for scavengers

March 22, 2003
Oxygen barriers and scavengers will drive plastic packaging's growth
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How the Top Firms Stack Up

March 22, 2003
Derided as "old economy" firms a year ago, the world's 100 largest food and beverage companies are benefiting from renewed appreciation
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Everything Old Is New Again

March 22, 2003
Demand for convenience is giving fresh legs to foods in aerosol cans
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A Job for Life at Food Inc.

March 22, 2003
The days of lifetime employment may be over in Japan, but long-time relationships live on in

the American food industry

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Are Maintenance Needs Predictable?

March 22, 2003
Predicting machine maintenance needs in food plants is a commendable goal, but accomplishing it is no small task.
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Plant Profile: Fast-Track Expansion

March 28, 2002
Lundy’s pork plant is ideally located to serve the Atlantic seaboard. A major expansion gives it the tools to deliver on that potential.
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Technology Update: Shape of things to Come

March 1, 2002
From pasta to plastics, tools used in other industries are coming on stream in snack food production
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The Next Best Thing

March 1, 2002
Breakthrough products and packaging require years of technological trial and error before they burst on the scene
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