Food processing

Roquette opens the world’s ‘biggest’ pea protein factory

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MANITOBA – Roquette celebrated the opening of a new pea protein plant in Portage la Prairie on November 17th. Covering 200,000 square feet, the facility is the largest pea protein plant in the world, according to Roquette, which supplies the Nutralys Pea Protein brand. The plant has the capacity to process 125,000 […]

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Food processing sector, supply chain is accelerating to meet demand

With a $ 205 million expansion project in the Township of Holland Charter, a frozen food producer Request Aliments Inc. is essentially doubling down on its commitment to the region where it started over three decades earlier. The split of Bil Mar Foods in 1988 after the sale of this company to Sara Lee Corp., […]

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Food Processing: Choosing the Right Conveyor Belt Material

Belt materials may look similar in their raw form, but they can have completely different compositions. This is high among those critical choices that can make or break your plant’s productivity. Seriously. No food manufacturer can efficiently optimize the conveyors in a factory without carefully considering what belt material should be used in a given […]

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No single approach effectively controls biofilm in food processing facilities

Sponsored content The mission of food processors and manufacturers is to provide quality and safe food to consumers. The path to success in this mission, however, is different for every business. Each ingredient, manufacturing process, facility, and finished product presents unique food safety challenges and the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) to address them. However, […]

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Califf appointed new FDA commissioner

WASHINGTON, DC – On November 12, the White House released a statement from President Joe Biden about his intention to appoint Robert Califf, MD MACC, as commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration. Dr Califf previously served as FDA Commissioner from 2016 to 2017. “I would first like to thank Dr. Janet Woodcock […]

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Layn adds weight management solution to TruGro portfolio

IRVINE, CALIF. – Layn Natural Ingredients on November 3 launched a new herbal ingredient solution specifically for pet nutrition products, TruGro® Weight Management. The ingredient contains standardized botanical extracts rich in green tea polyphenols (Camellia sinensis) sheets. The ingredient is certified by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC). The functional benefits of this metabolic antioxidant […]

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The key to appeasing the fury in Mother Nature’s supply chain: reinventing food processing.

Mother Nature’s gaze Well-beingJoyLife If you think that the supply chain dysfunction over the past few months is what has weighed on your ability to receive online orders on time or run your business effectively, you haven’t paid close attention to Mother Nature. She is certainly getting older and becoming much more violent. We are […]

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5 video games food processors will love

Video games and simulations have been used in the food industry for several years as training tools. Over the past decade, academics have studied the potential of games to improve occupational safety and product safety in food production operations. While there is no doubt that gamification can be an important educational tool, many of us […]

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Tork finds 82% of food processing production managers experienced production delays due to non-adherence to hygiene protocols

Tork offers specially designed food processing solutions to meet and meet rigorous industry governance standards, while delivering the high productivity and efficiency demanded by production managers. Northampton, MA –News Direct– Essity There is little room for hygienic error in a food processing environment. The challenge of maintaining standards is significant, and Tork®, Essity’s leading global […]

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The agro-food pitch included in the regional plan

With federal money in sight, the region-wide collaboration is moving quickly – and Barry County committed on Tuesday. During their committee-wide meeting, the commissioners approved a letter of support for the West Michigan Agricultural Technology and Regional Food Systems Initiative. This initiative is led by Erin Kuhn, Executive Director of the West Michigan Shoreline Regional […]