Flexicon has introduced a new base model 1450 flexible screw conveyor with 4-1/2 inch (114 mm) O.D. polymer conveyor tube and low cost carbon steel floor hopper and discharge housing. Round, square, flat or beveled flexible screws in any length from 10 to 40 feet (3 to 12 m) are offered to convey virtually any free- and non-free-flowing bulk material including products that pack, cake, seize, smear or break apart.
New facility in Kentucky will flash-freeze plant-based meats and probiotic products.
August 6, 2020
Dippin’ Dots, the nation’s leading flash-frozen beaded ice cream company, has opened a new manufacturing facility focused on supporting the demand for Dippin’ Dots Cryogenics, L.L.C., an arm of the company that lends the brand’s patented technology and equipment for applications to other industries beyond ice cream.
Tulkoff Food Products, one of the nation’s leading food manufacturers of condiments, specialty sauces, dressings and ingredients will expand its current U.S. manufacturing footprint with a new facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. This expansion responds to years of increasing demand and growth in the company’s private label and co-pack division of their business.
The EZ-FLO Continuous Heat Treat System works via a continuously-flowing conveyor and can hold from seven to 14 stacks of 48’’x40’’ pallets at a time. Pallets inside the chamber are brought to ISPM-15 standard temperatures to eliminate pests. Pallet stacks automatically enter and exit the chamber during the treatment process.
Featuring a 225-pound hopper with a counter-balanced safety interlocked lid, Hollymatic’s 180A provides the best in high-speed ground meat production. A stainless steel “Figure 8” mixing paddle blends fat to lean faster and easier. A minimum exposed feed screw prevents temperature rise, resulting in an evenly blended mixture that looks better longer.
Built for harsh environments, the Mettler Toledo C35 delivers precise weighing results on a stable weighing platform resistant to high-pressure washdown and most caustic detergents. The system frame is designed according to hygienic principles, with easy access for cleaning and sloped surfaces to discourage liquid collection. The system supports speeds of up to 250 packs per minute and a weighing range from 25 g to 7 kg.
PENN Connected – Digital Food Safety from Johnson Controls replaces clipboards with digital tools to help retail, food service and manufacturing organizations adapt to today’s unique food safety standards. The digital compliance management solution manages data monitoring, recording and reporting to ensure food is stored, prepared and consumed in a safe manner. The configurable and easy-to-use platform improves HACCP compliance, saves time and money and provides enterprise-wide insights that can be generated with just a few clicks of a button.
Anchor Packaging LLC, an innovation leader in rigid food packaging, announced today the acquisition of Panoramic Inc., located in Janesville, Wisconsin. Panoramic Inc is a leading manufacturer of thermoformed products used in fresh food applications, including bakery, produce, and confectionery.
ORBIS Corporation, an international leader in sustainable reusable packaging, is offering a new recyclable plastic material for use in a variety of its reusable packaging solutions. ORBIS’ Ocean in Mind program incorporates packaging made with recycled plastic material recovered near major waterways, helping to clean up coastline waste and stimulate local economies. Once collected, the plastic is sorted, reprocessed and used to make reusable packaging for the supply chain. ORBIS collaborates with customers to integrate this material into products to fit their specific supply chain needs and sustainability goals.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.