Articles by Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor

Financial & Insurance Services

Helping processors grow and prosper

Your financial and insurance services partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Every company involved in creating, distributing and selling food has a keen interest in accessing capital.


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Lubricants

Special supplement on lubricants: Making the grade

Food-grade, NSF H1 lubes are tough and getting tougher, and better, all the time.
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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If it weren’t for lubricants, not much of anything would happen. Machines would seize up, cars would break down, and food production and—and safety—would come to a halt.


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Special Supplement

Spraying and Washing: Vigilant, proactive and clean

While new legislation has been designed to reduce food safety failures, state-of-the-art spraying and washing equipment is helping food and beverage
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Washing and spraying ensure effective good hygiene, without which food production would come to a standstill.


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Lift Trucks

Making all the right moves

An integral part of the food and beverage industry supply chain, state-of-the-art lift trucks provide efficiency, economy and ergonomics.
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Lift trucks have taken their own special direction in the food and beverage manufacturing industry.


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Flooring

Striking the right balance underfoot

Durable, safe, affordable and aesthetically pleasing flooring choices keep processes up and running.
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Flooring is fundamental to every processing plant, but depending on the application, food and beverage manufacturers have unique needs related to hygiene, durability and compression and tensile strength.


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Food Allergies

Dutch firm pushes for global harmonization on allergy labeling

Food research facility wants consensus among key stakeholders on allergen thresholds and labeling standards
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Food research facility wants consensus among key stakeholders on allergen thresholds and labeling standards.
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Food Safety: Color contributes to safe, efficient food production

By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Color coding of maintenance and sanitation equipment is becoming a certification requirement.


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TECH FLASH

Fresh juice processor automates pasteurization with continuous process

Holland’s Hoogesteger first in Europe to use pulsed electric field technology to treat fresh juice
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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The processor extended shelf life from one week to 21 days.
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TECH FLASH

Automating food production in the future

“TrendWatcher” raises eyebrows at Dutch Food Valley Awards
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New food processes will create new products with novel and sometimes strange ingredients, keeping future populations from starving.
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Automated systems enhance hand and boot hygiene

By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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As part of larger sanitation programs, hand and boot washing plays a key role in improving food safety and adhering to stricter regulations.
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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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