Items Tagged with 'sustainable food processing'

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McDonald's announces sustainable beef initiative

No standards for sustainable beef have been defined, but an organization has been established to do so.
January 14, 2014

The fast food giant will begin to source sustainable beef in 2016.


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Sustainable Plant of the Year

Plumrose Council Bluffs: Lean, mean and fully automated

Automating an entire raw meat cooking and packaging plant saves water, cuts energy usage and gets the product perfect the first time—without rework.
November 8, 2013

The facility was not only constructed with sustainability in mind, but sustainability can be found everywhere you look. 


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Manufacturing News

Energy savings and innovation key drivers at IBIE 2013

Key drivers in both equipment and software design included compliance with food safety regulations, energy savings and innovation.
November 8, 2013

The show offered opportunities to learn how to improve the craft of baking at every level.


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Wastewater Treatment

Waste not, want not

Not one wastewater treatment solution is suitable for every application, so it’s essential to find the one that fits your budget and future water and energy needs.
August 7, 2013

With the right strategies, you could decrease wastewater surcharges from your publicly owned treatment works and recoup some energy out of your wastewater. 


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Sustainability

Energy management: crunching the numbers

Reducing energy usage is an ongoing practice, requiring education and continuing efforts by everyone in the organization.
May 13, 2013

There are many paths toward reducing energy and utility usage at plants—some are obvious, but some are not and require the help of consultants and suppliers.


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Engineering R&D

Energy savings flow from pasta dryer’s exhaust air

Process temperature and relative humidity are managed in a new dryer design that improves the quality of long goods pasta production while generating energy savings.
April 9, 2013

Bühler was investigating how to improve the conditioning of pasta through enhanced dryer control.


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TECH FLASH

Operations under a microscope

Even when the obvious sustainability initiatives are in place, there’s still room for energy savings.
January 28, 2013
Even when the obvious sustainability initiatives are in place, there’s still room for energy savings.
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Attaining Zero Landfill

Trash to cash

January 7, 2013

For food and beverage companies focused on landfill reduction, the effort yields solid financial returns.


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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.

Podcasts

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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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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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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