Much of the microbiological and quality testing done by the food industry is conducted to meet customer demands. This is especially true with products that are deemed high risk. Examples of such products are meat, dairy, and almost any product containing protein, plus any product that does not incorporate a kill step in the process.
Dairy Distillery uses a visual inspection system to add AI-based decision-support for labelling and quality control
March 3, 2022
Canada-based Dairy Distillery, a spirits producer that combines artisanal distilling techniques with a scientific process to transform milk into vodka, is using Pleora Technologies’ visual inspection system to help maintain brand quality standards and reduce errors that increase operating costs and slow production.
In-Sight® 3D-L4000 embedded vision system combines patented speckle-free blue laser optics and the a range of true 3D vision tools with the flexibility of the In-Sight spreadsheet, which sets up and runs 3D applications without the need for programming or external processing.
As more companies enter the cannabis-infused food and beverage product development and processing market, they will seek a high level of quality control (QC) to help ensure product safety and labeling accuracy.
On Demand Best Practices for Executing Capital Projects, a Food Plant of the Future webinar presented by Hixson and co-sponsored by Food Engineering, will reveal helpful project management techniques and strategies Hixson has learned based on decades of experience in leading food and beverage projects to successful conclusions, how to establish appropriate stakeholder expectations, how to keep control of project quality, schedule and budget and what to do when challenges arise.
On Demand Food takes up the most space in landfills—estimated to be about 63 million tons per year according to the EPA. Not only is prioritizing sustainability critical for the environment, but consumers expect sustainable food production and social responsibility from their favorite brands.
Automatic Rolls of North Carolina was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2012 Plant of the Year.The Paterakis family owns Baltimore-based Northeast Foods, a commercial baking powerhouse with 13 production facilities either owned outright or in partnership. Five are part of the Northeast Foods group that stretches from Connecticut to Clayton, NC, where the newest plant began production in May 2011.
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