Articles by Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor

Snack maker finds a better way to control ingredient flow

Known for innovative chip flavors and recipes such as Nature, Paprika, Provençale, Curry and Mexican, Zweifel strives for quality coating and consistent delivery of the seasoning blend to the potato chip manufacturing process.
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Dry Processing Technology

Snack maker finds a better way to control ingredient flow.
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31st Annual Plant Construction Survey

LEED provides the tools to measure sustainability in new and existing projects.
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Essential Guide to Manufacturing Software

New regulatory compliance and commodities prices are two reasons processors need state-of-the-art software tools to keep costs low.
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Dry Processing Technology

Move from small paper bags to super sacks meets increased product demand.
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Tech Update: Power Transmission

Whether or not it meets regulatory demands, stainless steel can be used in devices and housings.
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Dry Processing Technology: Keeping spice blends together

Easy-to-clean conveyors move powder blends without segregation and contamination.
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Tech Update: Process Control

Advanced control solutions enable processors to satisfy regulatory demands while gaining a competitive edge.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Synonymous with Quality

Poultry supplier counts on biosecurity, automation and worker safety to produce quality meats.
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Fabulous Food Plant: December 2007

Key design criteria for Fieldale Farms’ RTE facility were bio-security and food safety.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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