Elevated Demand For High-Barrier Packaging Comes With Hurdles

Despite greater production costs, high-barrier packaging has become an integral part of the food industry due to its ability to protect against oxygen and contaminants. However, there is still work needed to overcome challenges

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FEATURED FOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIERS

  • Schenck Process LLC
    Schenck Process LLC

    Schenck AccuRate is a complete solutions provider for metering dry ingredients or additives for food manufacturing companies. Focusing on our customer’s needs we've invented and continue to advance bulk solids material handling products and systems that have a proven track record for accuracy, reliability, price efficiency, and quality.

  • Endress+Hauser, Inc.
    Endress+Hauser, Inc.

    Endress+Hauser is a global supplier of process automation solutions. The company develops, manufactures and sells sensors and systems for production and logistics in the process industry. These products acquire, transmit and use process information

  • Portion Pack (A Division of Ropack)
    Portion Pack (A Division of Ropack)

    While contract manufacturing and packaging for the pharmaceutical and health-care industries is a major segment of Ropack’s business, Portion Pack, its blending and pouch/sachet filling division for the food, beverage and nutritional supplement industries, remains much more than a sentimental favorite. “For more than 35 years we have continued to fulfill the needs of the food industry, expanding beyond sugar packets to protein supplements, beverages, cereals, dehydrated products and other dry ingredients,” comments Yves Massicotte. “Single servings are an increasing consumer choice, and Portion Pack is well-positioned to help manufacturers meet that growing demand.”

  • Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums
    Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums

    Nilfisk CFM industrial vacuums stop the spread of dangerous pathogens otherwise spread by brooms, mops, rags, compressed air – even inadequately filtered vacuums. Our advanced filtering technology with HEPA filters guarantees the most thorough cleaning, capturing bacteria down to 0.3 microns in size.

  • Coperion K-Tron
    Coperion K-Tron

    K-Tron is a global leader in the gravimetric and volumetric feeder market, producing feeders, vacuum conveying and related controls and equipment for the food and pet food industries as well as other the other chemical process industries

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The site is designed for plant engineers, production managers, manufacturing engineers, processing technicians, operations supervisors, and business managers, it provides daily news updates, reports, and solutions on business and technology trends vital to the industry.   We provide plant managers, quality control/quality assurance technologists, and research and development experts with up-to-date information and industry solutions in the areas of food safety and regulatory issues, metal contamination, x-ray inspection, check weighing, and bacterial detection.

Both process and production engineers and technicians, along with marketing and business managers will find, case studies, white papers, and other technical solutions and product information on mixers, blenders, filling equipment, homogenizers, conveyors, sorters, graders, flow meters, pumps, tanks, valves, freezers, chillers, heat exchangers, moisture controls, pH meters, and sensors. 

Food Online also covers quality control and quality assurance systems, information management systems, process control systems and equipment, as well as clean-in-place systems, measurement systems, sanitation systems, contract packaging, packaging equipment, primary packaging, secondary packaging, and contract packaging. Transportation and logistics professionals will find valuable information concerning the supply chain, cold chain, traceability, and, sustainability.

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FEATURED FOOD PROCESSING PRODUCTS

  • MULTICOR® Mass Flow Meters
    MULTICOR® Mass Flow Meters Using impact plate, measuring chute and Coriolis technologies, Schenck AccuRate manufactures a family of mass flow meters. Working with Schenck AccuRate application engineers, customers are given the ability to choose the technology, performance level and price that's best for the job.
  • Contract Packaging of Dry Food Powders
    Contract Packaging of Dry Food Powders

    Single serving beverage powders bring maximum convenience to the on-the-go consumer. Pre-measured portions are Portion Pack’s focus, available in sachet or pouch, packaged for display and ease of shipping and storage.

  • Liquicap M FMI51
    Liquicap M FMI51

    No calibration necessary for media with a conductivity of 100 μS/cm and higher. The probes are calibrated to the ordered probe length on leaving the factory (0 % to 100 %). This makes easy and fast commissioning possible. 

  • Conveyors - Mechanical Tuned Two-Mass
    Conveyors - Mechanical Tuned Two-Mass Low-horsepower, high-capacity units for the controlled transfer of bulk materials. Compact design presents low profile, requires minimum headroom...
  • Food Processing X-Ray Inspection System: Dymond 40
    Food Processing X-Ray Inspection System: Dymond 40

    The Dymond 40 sets a new standard in X-ray detection for the food industry. Crystal clear image processing, high accuracy and low power consumption combine to offer a unique user experience.

  • Pasteurizers
    Pasteurizers Pasteurizing Systems from Meyer are available for a wide range of applications. Products in pouches and tubs can effectively be pasteurized before pack-off. Surface pasteurization of fruits and vegetables is achieved through direct steam exposure for enhanced food safety
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