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Snack manufacturer fuels trucks with cooking oil

United Biscuits, an international manufacturer of biscuits and cakes, is pioneering a sustainability initiative through the use of waste cooking oil to power its fleet of trucks.


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White House launches Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

US President Barack Obama has established the new Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture to promote greater international engagement on ways agriculture can help mitigate the impact of climate change.


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Refrigeration industry leaders organize Global Food Cold Chain Council

A number of leading companies that comprise the supply chain necessary to move cold food products around the world have launched a new organization known as the Global Food Cold Chain Council (GFCCC) to tackle environmental issues.


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Food Packaging

Reclosable pop-up box for peanuts wins multiple awards

Brand visibility, consumer appeal and functionality are supported through a variety of innovations.
Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.’s patented new PrimaPak pop-up box has garnered plenty of recognition as the first-ever reclosable, flexible, stackable package produced from engineered rollstock on proprietary vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS) machinery.


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PepsiCo unveils new water-modeling tool

In a partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), PepsiCo unveiled a new data management and modeling tool, named Hydro-BID, that estimates the availability of freshwater in water-scarce regions throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).


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Central American farmers generate energy from coffee wastewater

Positive results of a four-year project by UTZ Certified have proven it’s possible to generate energy by treating discharges from coffee mills.


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GMA report spotlights achievement in environmental sustainability

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has released a report highlighting progress in environmental sustainability, leadership and innovative business practices among food, beverage and consumer product companies that are working to reduce their environmental footprints.


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SeaWorld and Coke develop eco-friendly cup

Using Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle packaging technology, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment deputed a refillable plastic cup manufactured from plant-based materials.


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Insects, the food of the future

Researchers say Americans may have to get over their aversion to eating insects, as an expanding global population will force cultures to find more food resources.


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World Food Prize honors breakthrough in wheat cultivation

Sanjaya Rajaram, of India and Mexico, was announced as the recipient of the 2014 World Food Prize for his efforts in breeding 480 varieties of wheat that are resistant to rust disease and grow in a variety of climates.


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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.

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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 October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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