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Food Processing Technology - November 10, 2022



FOOD PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY – Innovations and Case studies
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Clean Label Baked Good Production Begins with the Ingredient List
Clean label baking typically means a shorter ingredient list. What ingredients are on this list must be high quality and minimally processed but processed well.

What began as a trend in consumer eating habits, Clean Label products now set consumer expectations across a wide variety of products for both people and pets, with brands adapting existing products or creating new product lines to meet these new standards.

Seven Things to Consider When Improving Moisture Control in Food Production
In the manufacture of foodstuffs, getting the moisture content right is paramount.

Too little moisture in the ingredients and the product might go stale too quickly or have an incorrect consistency. Too much moisture content and certain foods could develop moulds.

Static Electricity – Are you aware of the invisible danger?
Static electricity is generally regarded as a nuisance and is often misunderstood or underestimated. In many branches of industry, hazardous atmospheres exist due to the presence of flammable liquid vapours, gases, dust and fibres.

Once handling operations begin, metal containers can quickly generate enough voltage for an electrostatic discharge to occur resulting in potential ignitions of Ex atmospheres.
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The Advantages Of Cook-Chill & Vacuum Mixing
With the growing demands of food processing, from ready meals to the new fad of plant based proteins, the need for process control, batch consistency, and food safety. combined with efficiencies has never been more crucial and PerMix leads the industry.

From Cook & Chill Mixers to Vacuum Mixing & Drying, it is crucial that the innovation in these area remain at the forefront of technology but also remain reliable, affordable, and easy to use.

Smart Culture: Machines Labor. Employees Analyze.
Sensors and software automate manual processes to unlock the potential of Industry 4.0. and create a satisfying Smart Culture.

Employees use their brains, rather than brawn to optimize production and product quality. Measurement of tanks, bins, and silos is automated. Data constantly updates.
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Automatic Bag Lifting, Dumping, Empty Bag Compaction, Dust Collection & More!
VAC-U-MAX offers a full range of Bag Dump Stations available in carbon steel or 304 and 316 stainless steel with 3A/USDA sanitary design options.

System is equipped with an integral dust collector that automatically turns on when the dump station door is opened, keeping dust from the bag opening away from the operator.

Aggregate Diverter Handling Corn Grits
These 254mm (10”) and 304mm (12”) Vortex Aggregate Diverters are used to handle the discharged corn flour from a bucket elevator to the different storage silos below.

The Venezuelan manufacturer processes the corn for arepas. For this application, electric actuators were chosen due to the lack of availability of air available where the valves are located within the plant.
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Select the Right Gate for Your Particular Situation
At the most basic level, a gate is an object which permits passage into or through an enclosure. Gates as they apply to pneumatic conveying/material handling are no different. At the most basic level, Gates open and close a path of material flow. The most effective means of accomplishing this task is through the use of a sliding blade which moves across the gate opening to block the path of material flow.

Food & Beverage Solutions Sourcebook
By collaborating with customers in the food and beverage industry, Kason has accumulated years of application know-how and expertise. This knowledge has been compiled into the Kason Food & Beverage Solutions Sourcebook, which provides in-depth examples of challenges others in the food processing industry have faced and the solutions Kason provided. | Read more »
Range Of MIX Mixers in Compliance with 1935/2004/EC for Food Application
Since 1990 MIX s.r.l. projects and manufactures in Cavezzo (Modena) mixing systems and industrial components for bulk solids handling. Always attentive to the needs of its Customers, MIX developed a new range of industrial mixers in conformity with 1935/2004/EC for food applications. | Read more »
Benefits of Pneumatic Conveying for the Food & Beverage Industry
Pneumatic conveying systems are an efficient means of transporting a wide variety of bulk materials like powders and granules. It should come as no surprise then that the food and beverage industry uses this technology to move pet food, flour, sugar, wheat, oats, coffee, chocolate, salt, spices, clean side grain, dry milk, and even bone marrow throughout their facilities. | Read more »
Hurricane HR Cyclones To Reduce Particulate Matter Emissions From A Drying Tower Of Powder Milk
Advanced Cyclone Systems designed and supplied a Hurricane Cyclone System for Nestlé, the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Nestlé which is based in Linda-a-Velha (Oeiras, Portugal), has 4 production plants and 25 distribution centers spread across the country. | Read more »
Pneumatic Conveying Systems Specific for Food Applications
Coperion K-Tron is proud to offer a wide range of pneumatic conveying systems ideal for conveying of food ingredients. Applications include simple up and in systems which include bag dump stations with powders conveyed to mixers or more complex railcar/truck unloading and batch weighing systems. | Read more »
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BinMaster Level Controls
BinMaster is your source for level measurement sensors and inventory management software. BinMaster has level instruments that measure bulk solids or liquid levels of any material bulk density, dielectric constant, or specific gravity. | Read more »
Lorenz Conveying Products Corp.
For over 40 years, Lorenz Conveying Products has been North America’s leading single source manufacturer of Couplings, Elbows, Fittings, Diverter Valves, Slide Gates, Iris Valves and Cyclones for pneumatic conveying, vacuum and bulk handling systems. | Read more »
VAC-U-MAX specializes in the design and manufacture of pneumatic conveying components, systems, controls, and support equipment for vacuum conveying, batching, and weighing of bulk materials. | Read more »
Since 1954 PerMix has been leading the industry with our innovation, performance, quality, & pricing, making us the most disruptive brand in the industry, setting the standards others follow. Our Mixing solutions span all industries & types. | Read more »
Newson Gale
For over 40 years, Newson Gale has been leading the way in hazardous area static grounding control, serving industries where processes generating static electricity have the potential to ignite flammable or combustible atmospheres. | Read more »
Hydronix Ltd
Hydronix is the world’s leading manufacturer of digital microwave moisture measurement sensors. Established in 1982, we have installed over 85,000 sensors across a wide range of industries in over 80 countries worldwide. | Read more »
Great Western Manufacturing
Great Western Manufacturing is a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial sifting equipment used for scalping, grading or fines removal from dry, free-flowing powders or granular materials. | Read more »
Vortex Global Limited
Vortex Global Limited is considered the world leader in valves for handling dry bulk solids. Vortex engineers and manufactures slide gates, diverters, iris valves, and loading spouts specifically for handling dry bulk powders, pellets, granules, & aggregates. | Read more »

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