The trade association for suppliers to the food processing and packaging industry.
With last week’s announcement that the in-person component of January’s IPPE is now cancelled, we can add one more to the list of food technology trade shows that have had to cancel as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these show organizers have tried to provide a virtual solution, not necessarily to replace the in-person exhibition (that’s probably asking too much of the technology at this stage), but as an alternative avenue to satisfy the industry’s need for education and matchmaking. Some shows have done better than others building this virtual event and we all hold out hope that IPPE and some of the other virtual food-focused exhibitions will be successful as we transition through this unprecedented time.Read more
Preparations are in full swing for the 2021 edition of PROCESS EXPO. There are a host of new and exciting changes are on the horizon.
Here is a sneak peek into what’s awaiting:
Deville Technologies' Webinar Wednesday Series
Deville Technologies, an industry-leading expert in food cutting solutions, has launched a four-part educational series. Our experts will address topics such as sanitary design, operator safety, problematic applications and new product development.
Almost all businesses involved in the food supply chain have experienced effects ranging from a mild shock to severe disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and further disruptions may be ahead during the second wave. Yet not all organizations have learned critical lessons, and history shows us some companies are destined to remain unprepared for the next waves.Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a series of blows to the world’s dairy and dairy feed producers, ranging from dramatic decreases in demand to ingredient shortages. However, once the markets and supply chains stabilized, the industries were granted a fresh look at the ways they could strengthen their businesses and align their feeding programs for added profitability.Read more
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The US Department of Agriculture recently updated the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) to include recommendations approved by representatives from across the poultry industry at the 2018 NPIP Biennial Conference. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is creating a new U.S. Newcastle Disease (ND) Clean program that will focus on primary breeder egg-type chickens, meat-type chickens and turkeys.Read more
When it comes to the impact of heat in the mixer, hydration has a lot to do with it. A good rule of thumb is the higher the hydration of the dough, the cooler it needs to be. One example is English muffin dough, which is inherently sticky, even at its optimum temperature. For this batter-like dough, a baker looking for a final dough temperature between 62 and 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Dough development also comes into play, according to Joe Cross, engineering and process manager, Zeppelin Systems USA.Read more
Uniquely Built for Food Processors
Bunzl Processor Division is proud to introduce our WorkHorse® line of safety products. From earplugs to safety glasses and from respirators to cut-resistant gloves, BPD’s WorkHorse® products are built to withstand the harsh environments of the food processing industry. And competitively priced as to not break the bank.
If cleanliness is next to godliness, traceability is next to transparency — a virtue very much in demand in today's Food and Beverage industry. There is more to this rising trend than simply an increasingly informed body of consumers looking to make woke product choices.Read more
Food Safety News
This year has brought nothing but huge changes for the world, especially for the food industry. Shutdowns, new operational models, and re-openings at this scale are new territory for us all. Even the definition of food safety culture has changed from “what you’re doing when no one is watching” to “what you do when everyone is watching.”Read more
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Food Ingredients 1st
Nestlé has joined the U.S. dairy industry to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has unveiled the Net Zero Initiative, an industrywide effort that will help dairy farms worldwide implement new technologies and adopt economically viable practices.Read more
Pet Food Processing
Nestlé Purina PetCare announced Sept. 29 it has developed a 100% recyclable, high-barrier mono-material retort packaging option for wet pet food pouches, in collaboration with Amcor. Amcor worked with Purina to develop the packaging, test it for heat resistance, machine performance, shelf-life stability and real-world recyclability.Read more
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Great innovations are consistently popping up from major food & beverage manufacturers in the area of sustainability. They’ve come in the form of commitments to carbon neutrality goals and renewable energy use, improving sourcing methods and using more sustainable packaging materials. On the latter, one of the ways companies like are trying to improve packaging is through swapping plastic for paper. Read more
Kerry has introduced an “advanced” citrus extraction technology, which it claims enables food and beverage manufacturers to provide cleaner ingredient labels. The new technology can be applied to a variety of citrus fruit and has many different applications, including flavoured waters, ready-to-drink teas, energy drinks, hard seltzers and spirits, as well as in different foodstuffs.Read more
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