Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

The Half-Full Glass: Exclusive Job Satisfaction and Salary Report

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Solid salary gains are accruing to food engineers and managers, despite the soft economy.
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Engineering R&D: Natural solutions to fish-farm infections

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Desert aquaculture in Arizona and the Negev in Israel is booming, and it could get another shot in the arm from groundbreaking work on natural alternatives to antibiotics.
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The Quest for Efficiency

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Line optimization is a journey, not a destination
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Engineering R&D: Simplified food-oil refining

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Filtration technology and a benign chemical could give processors of specialty oils a competitive edge.
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Tech Update: Maintenance feels the vibe

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For processors with the ability to exploit it, condition-based monitoring technology is delivering affordable tools that are easier to use.
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Bridging the IT/Engineering Gap

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When engineering operations and IT work collaboratively on information systems, organizational harmony can happen
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Food Safety: Say Good-bye to the burn

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Short of putting warning labels on their products, food processors need to balance between the safety steps they take and the expectations of customers and consumers.
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Engineering R&D: High pressure for shelf stable foods

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Researchers are refining system designs and processes and discovering misconceptions about how the process actually works.
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Milk beverages are all the rage

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Flavored dairy products are riding a sales wave, with aseptic plastic and retort cans providing the packaging.
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Tech Update: Pumps and Valves: Primed for Safe Handling

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Food industry priorities are mirrored in today’s component improvements in pumps and valves.
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The August 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how your operation could be doing more to create a culture of employee engagement. Also, read more on how your business and insurance partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.

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