Food Material Handling White Papers & Articles

  1. Tips For Cleaning And Sanitizing Pneumatic Conveying Lines
    9/18/2018

    Pneumatic conveying is an effective form of moving dry materials in food manufacturing. However, the long lengths of conveying pipe present challenges in terms of addressing cleanliness and sanitation.

  2. Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain
    8/28/2018

    Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.

  3. Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues
    3/1/2018

    Mixing processes vary from one application to another and there are no fix-all solutions.This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems.

  4. A Beginner's Guide To Food Manufacturing And ERP Software
    6/22/2017

    Investing in integrated business software is a large undertaking and not something to be taken lightly. This article addresses the tasks and processes involved in implementation and how to overcome them.

  5. Avoiding Cross-Contamination Risks For Food Safety
    4/28/2017

    To combat the issues of contamination, many food manufacturers, who have previously relied upon manual sorting and inspection, are embracing novel technologies and sorting systems.

  6. Optimizing Yield For Food Manufacturers
    4/28/2017

    In order to meet the global population’s growing demand for food, research by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts that the worldwide food manufacturing and processing industries need to increase their total output by 70 percent by 2050. This article will explain several ways to enhance the efficiency of food production.

  7. Time To Sort Out Food Waste
    4/28/2017

    Almost a third of all food produced worldwide is never eaten, leading to 1.3 billion tons of food waste each year. This includes around 45 per cent of all fruit and vegetables and 20 per cent of meat. Just one quarter of this wasted food could feed the 795 million chronically hungry people around the world. By Steve Raskin, Sales director EMEA at TOMRA Sorting Food

  8. Food Safety First Is The Order Of The Day
    4/28/2017

    Data revealing aflatoxins to be the biggest cause of foodrelated recalls demonstrates the important role effective sorting and quality analysis systems can play in boosting food safety on the production line. By Ashley Hunter, Senior Vice President & Head of TOMRA Sorting Food

  9. Sustainability In The Food Processing Industry: Your Guide To Improve Energy Efficiencies
    4/28/2017

    As environmental scrutiny of global industries continues to grow, governments are seeking to impose energy efficiency targets on companies in order to comply with new directives. By Dr. Doug Reid, Engineering Manager at TOMRA Sorting Food

  10. Automation Essential To Sustainable Success
    4/28/2017

    Continued advances in automation and robotics are making the global food manufacturing and processing industries safer, more efficient and able to deliver higher profits. By Steven Van Geel, Sales Director China at TOMRA Sorting Food