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Shining a Light on Food Safety

Shining a Light on Food Safety

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

In an increasingly competitive global market, it is more important than ever for food manufacturers to maintain strong relationships with retailers. As consumers continue to pay close attention to food safety, retailers need manufacturers to provide high quality food products at all times. Any potential contaminant, such as glass, metal or mineral stone, for example, […]

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Breaking the Code: How improving the coding process can optimize baked goods manufacturing productivity

Breaking the Code: How improving the coding process can optimize baked goods manufacturing productivity

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Consumers, business partners and the regulatory authorities demand ever more accurate on-pack coding and information. Improved legibility, more variable data, better chosen print locations, faster production lines and more problematic packaging formats are all putting coding under the microscope. Coding errors affect product quality and drive unacceptable costs throughout the enterprise due to scrap, rework, […]

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tna KEEPS SNACK MANUFACTURER ONE STEP AHEAD WITH  FORWARD-THINKING SOLUTIONS

tna KEEPS SNACK MANUFACTURER ONE STEP AHEAD WITH FORWARD-THINKING SOLUTIONS

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Quality snacks manufacturer and co-packer Keystone Food Products has dramatically expanded production capabilities at its Easton, Pennsylvania site by adding three new tna packaging lines. In addition to boosting current profitability, the installation has also helped to consolidate Keystone’s work space, enabling it to better respond to increasing consumer demand for the company’s quality products […]

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Technology Can Help Make Maintaining Temperatures Easier

Technology Can Help Make Maintaining Temperatures Easier

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

While food service providers are charged to take tasty products to market that customers will love, they are tasked to do so with customer safety as their primary ingredient. Recommended temperatures are often associated with the cooking process, but that’s only one step for which food service providers must account in the supply chain—consistently maintaining […]

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Scrutiny Methods for Snack Foods

Scrutiny Methods for Snack Foods

| February 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Global snack sales totalled $374 billion annually ending March 2014 an increase of 2 percent year-on-year. That’s because more consumers are snacking today than ever before and snacking more frequently. In fact, it’s estimated that on average, 24 percent of our daily calorie intake comes from snacks. With nearly one in four calories consumed outside […]

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Functional Fibers of the Future

Functional Fibers of the Future

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The taxonomy of food ingredients commonly divides the macronutrients into three general categories: proteins, fats and carbohydrates. But sometimes, this can be misleading. It would be fairer to add a fourth category: food fiber. Fiber is usually considered a carbohydrate (although lignins, while composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, technically are not considered carbohydrates since […]

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Microbial Pigments as Food Colorants

Microbial Pigments as Food Colorants

| December 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

A food additive is added to the food to enhance the aesthetic value, improve the quality and nutritional aspects of food in the form of pigment or dye is called food colorants or food coloring substances. Mainly food colorant imparts color to the food products when it is added to the food. They are available […]

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Oxygen Barrier Coatings

Oxygen Barrier Coatings

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The packaging marketplace has a clear need for more functionality in barrier technologies that can provide varying degrees of preservation and protection for many substrates used in food and other packaging. Packaging products need to deliver enhanced shelf life, as well as sustainable, recyclable, metal-free and waste-reducing solutions.

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Centralized Vacuum Systems in Food Processing

Centralized Vacuum Systems in Food Processing

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

In many foods processing operations vacuum packing of the final product to increase shelf life is a vital part of the process. To ensure this important step can occur, a vacuum pump needs to be ready and available for operation at all times; a non-operable vacuum pump can cost a manufacturer a significant amount of […]

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MULTI BENEFITS OF MULTIGRAIN STICKS

MULTI BENEFITS OF MULTIGRAIN STICKS

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

These days, however, it’s widely acknowledged that we need a whole range of nutritional substances in our diet that comes from selecting foods that have a high nutritional value, in other words foods that are full of wide range of nutrition’s such as protein, minerals and carbohydrates. Multigrain sticks are made up of various grains […]

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