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.
Beverages and foods from tree nuts are becoming a dietary delight in the U.S. and abroad. So it’s not surprising that a California company, which started as a tree nut orchard, has blossomed into a multi-million dollar operation.
Neodymium magnets are the strongest and most commonly available type of rare earth magnet. Many suppliers have developed a product known as tube or grate magnets to provide enhanced product protection against metal contamination. This report documents the pull strength and magnetic field strength measurements for twelve commercially available tube magnets.
Attention to foreign contamination prevention continues to be a mainstay at Smith Provision Company, a manufacturer of premium quality hot dogs, sausages, deli meats, bacon and award-winning hams. Smith’s is a fourth generation, family-run business that began in 1927 as a small, two-person retail outlet. Today, the Erie-PA based company has 50 employees and serves retail outlets as far south as Pittsburgh and as far north as Buffalo, NY.
180 Degrees is a rapidly growing Auckland company producing a range of baked biscuits, snacks and crackers. With export markets really taking off, 180 Degrees have begun a major investment in a metal detection program to expand production capacity and improve the efficiency of their plant.
To assure product quality and food safety, one of the world’s leading cheese manufacturers recently turned to x-ray inspection and metal detection technology. The company installed x-ray for bulk packaging line and twelve metal detectors for all of their other cheese manufacturing lines.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 600 million people — almost 10 per cent of the global population — fall ill after eating contaminated food. 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.
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 per cent by 2050. By Roel Molenaers, head of product management, TOMRA Sorting Food
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
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
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
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
With recent improvements to Eriez’ line of metal detection and magnetic separation equipment, the company now more powerful systems for pet food processing applications. Eriez state-of-the-art magnetic separation and metal detection equipment is implemented in various stages throughout pet food processing to identify and eliminate metal contamination, including its improved. Xtreme RE7 Tube Magnet Circuit and its newest generation of Xtreme Metal Detectors, which features benchmark-setting sensitivities and value.