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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.
By Shane O'Halloran
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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

By Jeremy Gerrard
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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

By Jeremy Gerrard
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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

By Jeremy Gerrard
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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

By Jeremy Gerrard
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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

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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

By Jeremy Gerrard
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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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Coca-Cola replenishes 108.5 billion liters of water

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Staying true to its replenishment goals and sustainability, the Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners announced they replenished 68 percent of Coca-Cola’s 2013 sales volume by delivering 108.5 billion liters of water back into communities.


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TECH FLASH

Ireland poised for growth in dairy production, value-added ingredients

When European milk price quotas come to an end next year, the Irish dairy industry expects a business boom
By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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Dairy processors focus on growth, continuous improvement and sustainability.


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TECH FLASH

Machine vision and the automated warehouse

Highly automated warehouses can increase efficiencies with technologies underpinned by machine vision systems
By Shane O'Halloran
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Lower prices and improved capabilities have made vision systems a viable economic choice for many warehouse and distribution centers.


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Saving Energy Without Capital Investment

5/1/14
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On Demand Energy savings is a hot topic these days, and everywhere you turn, someone's got something for you to buy to improve energy efficiency in your plant. Yet there are practical things you can do right now, with minimal to no additional investment, that can yield big gains in energy efficiency...

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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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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

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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