Food Material Handling Case Studies
Del Monte Installs Bulk Material handling Equipment For Soup Production
A Del Monte plant in Mendota, IL is responsible for producing canned soups that appear on grocery store shelves under more than 50 different brand names. Installation of a food-grade bulk bag discharging and metering system that would gravimetrically supply between 750 and 1500 lbs of either material to either of two 900 gallon stainless steel mix tanks in 10 minutes, would not exceed 21 feet in height and, could be quickly disassembled and cleaned using high pressure hot water allows them to producing (6) 900 gallon batches of soup base an hour.
Controlling Dust In Grain Manufacturing Operations
Aging dust filtration systems present safety and quality risks and low filtration efficiency. This case study shows how new dust collectors can maintain acceptable dust levels and reduce plant downtime.
Centrifugal Sifters Ideal For Quality Control Of Incoming Food Materials
Manor Bakeries needed new sifters to enter the organic cake market. The addition of sifters allowed them to screen incoming flour and remove any hard agglomerates formed during storage.
Hershey Installs Volumetric Feeders For Accurate Dispensing
A confectioner installs six volumetric feeders in a new make-your-own candy bar production line to accurately dispense small ingredient amounts into chocolate base bars.
Benefits Of A Mobile Milling System
Regardless of industry segment, continue reading to learn how a mobile milling system that can be relocated and interchanged quickly and easily between products can provide a cost-effective solution.
Leading Chips Exporter Installs State-Of-The-Art Peeling And Optical Sorting Technology And Reduces Waste
After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China.
Food Manufacturer Improves Yields 5% With Installation Of Steam Peeler Equipment
Hata Foods is a subsidiary of the Kobe Bussan Group which manufactures frozen foods, chilled side dishes and PET-bottle products such as salad dressings and sauces. Hata Foods has a popular product line which highlights the flavor of Japanese domestic potatoes, also known as 'Potato Salad Bases'. To help with production of this line, Hata installed a TOMRA Orbit 150 steam peeler, brusher, washer, and a TOMRA Genius B1200 sorting machine. The company's CEO Toshiyuki Hata discusses what kind of impact these changes have had.
Craft Beer Company Uses Progressing Cavity Pumps For Spent Grain Removal
Moving spent grain and yeast through the brewing process is key to quality beer production. Brew masters at the Victory Brewing Company’s newest brewery needed a reliable pumping solution for the difficult job of moving spent grain and yeast through the brewing process. They opted for a progressing cavity pump, citing the pump’s ability to smoothly convey the viscous and abrasive media created during a brew cycle. Victory selected a progressing cavity pump, based on its ability to pump under the higher discharge pressures needed to move the spent grain all the way to silos located outside the facility.
Automated Vision Inspection Equipment Ensures Uniform Meat Quality
A cold meat processor wanted to ensure its products were consistently high quality, while cutting costs. This case study explores how vision inspection equipment helped the company achieve its goals.
How Laser And Optical Sorting Maximize Quality And Throughput
Morada Nut's biggest concern is providing customers the highest quality products. This case study shows how optical and laser sorting technology helped boost product quality while increasing efficiency.