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Snacks, Sides, Appetizers, Fruit & Vegetables

September 10, 2013

Mr. Dee’s Inc., Libertyville, Ill., launched Dee Amoré Simply Baked, never-fried French fries with less than 1 gram of fat per serving. Made from 100% Pacific Northwest Russet potatoes, these crinkle cut fries are baked to perfection with nothing but a sprinkle of sea salt—and never fried in the process. 


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Energy-Efficient Doors That Pay for Themselves

Today’s energy-efficient doors and curtains feature speed, control and sustainability.
September 9, 2013

Experts say that energy-efficient doors and curtains can pretty much pay for themselves in just a few years. With the energy reductions, cost savings and improved worker safety, today’s offerings feature nothing short of putting money back into the bottom line.


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Enforcing Food Safety, One HPP System at a Time

High-pressure processing systems are becoming more and more on-trend. Find out what solutions are available, and how food processors can extend their products’ shelf life without a freezing method.
September 9, 2013

Typically, when a food manufacturer wants to extend the shelf life of a particular product, they’ll add a freezing component. Once frozen, the product is good to go for some time. But, what if freezing isn’t an option? Such is the case for refrigerated foods.


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X-Ray & Metal Detection Systems

September 6, 2013

The Thermo Fisher APEX HD washdown metal detector is designed to withstand extreme temperature cycling, up to 150°F, several times a day.


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Palletizing & Warehousing Equipment

September 6, 2013

Combi’s new line of sanitary case sealers include semi-automatic and automatic top and bottom case sealers. Models TBS-100SA and TBS-100FC sanitary top and bottom case sealers are designed with stainless-steel materials and constructed to meet the demands of sanitary design, including accessibility and easy-to-clean components.


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Three Basic Steps to Building a Resilient Supply Chain

September 6, 2013

The realities of supply chain disruptions have become top of mind for executives in every industry. Sub-standard and unsafe working conditions, product shortages due to extreme weather-related events and the discovery of counterfeit or contaminated components are examples where companies have encountered risks that ultimately affect their ability to serve their customers. The food industry is no different.


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How Insulation Plays a Role in Improving Your Supply Chain

September 5, 2013

The supply chain for perishable products can be complex and expensive. How does insulation play a role, and is it being overlooked as part of improving the supply chain?


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State of the Industry: Captivating the Culinary Adventurist

Introduction to Foodservice
July 17, 2013

Chefs and restaurateurs are culinary curators of our time, collecting recipe ideas and ingredients to create menu items that entice their patrons with the temptation of culinary adventure. There is a lot more happening in restaurants than convenient, quick-service to fuel a busy lifestyle.


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State of the Industry: Foodie Culture Fuels Retail Trends

Introduction to Retail Trends
July 17, 2013

Foodies and food traditionalists may share the same demographic profile, but they have very different relationships with food.


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State of the Industry: The Shapeshifters

Frozen food processors alter the way consumers eat their fruits and vegetables.
July 15, 2013

Growing up, we were all told to eat our fruits and vegetables. “Carrots improve eyesight and spinach makes you big and strong.” But, there are easier—and tastier—ways to meet your daily recommended requirements of fruits and vegetables, and today’s frozen food processors have the solution.


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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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