Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

The carbon-attuned chicken

June 1, 2011
Gold’n Plump Poultry packages chickens at three price points, including its premium Just Bare brand, which touts its carbon consciousness with a certification seal from the Carbon Trust on the
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Standards by popular demand

June 1, 2011
Ossid’s Jason Angel demonstrates the ease-of-access to the sealing chamber on the company’s new horizontal form/fill/seal machine for protein products. The design of the 15-cycles-per-minute vacuum machine was driven by
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Tech Update: Energy-Efficient Refrigeration

June 1, 2011
There’s no complacency when it comes to driving down operating costs for food companies’ refrigeration systems.
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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference Report

June 1, 2011
Need-to-know manufacturing concepts and professional contacts kept food professionals engaged during the annual Food Engineering conference.
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Engineering R&D: The insect management challenge

June 1, 2011
With chemical fumigants facing an uncertain future, a small group of scientists are investigating fresh approaches to insect management in stored grains.
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Tech Update: Motors & Drives

May 1, 2011
Power transmission technology is in flux, and that adds up to a wealth of options for food and beverage manufacturers.
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Sanitary Plant Design: The New Meaning of Clean

May 1, 2011
With industry attention riveted on improved food safety, sanitary design of plants is front and center.
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Always be continuous

May 1, 2011
Flexibility and lean manufacturing are driving the growth of robotics, but mechanical motion still rules high-volume packaging.
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Automated tube tester debuts

May 1, 2011
Burst tests, leak detection and other package-integrity testing remain largely lab-based, manual processes, even as the machines that produce those packages accelerate their output capabilities.
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Effervescent juice in a can

May 1, 2011
Healthier eating trends are sometimes cited for declining sales of carbonated soft drinks, but at least one juice maker believes the key to increased sales requires effervescence.
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