Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

Real-Time Revolution

June 6, 2003
Market pressures are prompting food company executives to invest in data-collection systems to improve product consistency and yield.
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Tech Update: Special Tools, Special People

June 6, 2003
A combination of technology and training is needed to raise the level of food plant sanitation standards.
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Food Packaging: Packages with an Italian accent

June 5, 2003
Machinery and material innovations were on display for 45,000 visitors to Milan’s 2003 packaging show.
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Food Packaging: Bold flavors and containers at checkout

May 9, 2003
Innovative packages are breathing new life into breath-mint sales.
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Engineering R&D: Temperature readings by remote control

May 9, 2003
Miniaturization paves the way to improved health care for livestock.
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Tech Update: The kinetics of mixing & blending

May 9, 2003
Design engineers are applying high-tech tools to improve the performance of industrial mixers and blenders.
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Consolidation’s Fallout

May 9, 2003
In today’s environment, food processing often resembles a game of addition by subtraction.
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The Utility Management

April 17, 2003
Food plants may not be fertile ground for cogeneration, but there’s no shortage of other utility cost-trimming opportunities.
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Engineering R&D: The payoff from perseverance

April 17, 2003
Decades of experimentation and equipment changes went into the development of a process to extrude reformed, quick-cooking rice.
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TechnologyUpdate: Safety in Bulk

April 16, 2003
Enormous improvements have been made in efficient processing and packaging of bulk ingredients. Now the focus is on improving safety.
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