#Food Manufacturing

Snack Maker Schearer’s Foods Adding $29M Factory in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA — Governor Tom Wolf announced Sept. 16 that snack manufacturer Shearer’s Foods has chosen to expand its company in Erie, creating dozens of new jobs, retaining hundreds of existing positions, and injecting millions of dollars into the local economy. “We in Pennsylvania know that our commonwealth is the...
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Shanghai Grassroots Community to Give Leftover Mooncakes a Makeover

Li Shuzheng already has plans to utilize her surplus of mooncakes, Mid-Autumn Festival’s quintessential snack: donate them. The Shanghai-based media worker has already given four extravagantly packaged mooncake gift boxes — including one with edible bird’s nest fillings — to Road to Tomorrow, a grassroots community focused on sustainable lifestyles. To minimize mooncake waste, a growing concern among China’s eco-conscious individuals, the group plans to end its donation drive by organizing a three-hour “mooncake remake” workshop in Shanghai on Sunday – the start of the three-day holiday.
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Earth Animal Facility Earns Safe Quality Food Certification

Earth Animal recently earned Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification for its Riverstone facility in Westminster, Md. The facility, which produces Dr. Bob Goldstein’s Wisdom Dog Food and other pet consumables, is now certified to the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Edition 9 for Pet Food Manufacturing. All aspects of the food...

Warming Up for Cold Room Operation

Newer, smarter robotics that work in cold rooms, including freezers, function much like a seasoned athlete. They do robotic warm-ups to ensure smooth operation to meet production demands. These movements keep the robotic “joints” limber by slowly increasing their movement, warming up the grease in each axis (their version of a joint).

Ohio-based snack manufacturer expanding Waterford facility, creating dozens of jobs

An Ohio-based snack manufacturer is expanding its Erie County facility, Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday. Ohio-based Shearer’s Foods is a contract manufacturer and private brand supplier for salty snacks, cookies, and crackers. Shearer’s Foods will be expanding its existing Waterford facility to include a new product line for its snack...

Meat industry warns production could be hit by CO2 shortage

Britain's meat industry is warning of a shortage of carbon dioxide gas without which the food manufacturing process could grind to a halt. Representatives of the industry have been in emergency talks with the government over the crisis which is a knock-on effect of the Europe-wide surge in natural gas prices.

Overcharged For Chicken Scam {Sep} Read Here In Detail!

This article describes the consumer lawsuit against food manufacturing giants and the eligibility criteria for the claim. Read on Overcharged for Chicken Scam. Do you purchase chicken products regularly? If yes, do you remember buying chicken from 2009 to 2020? If the answer is yes, you are most likely eligible for big payment as a consumer settlement.
Sacramento Bee

California must reform meat supply chain if Sacramento wants to stay Farm to Fork capital

Amid Sacramento’s annual Farm to Fork celebration, a glaring contradiction remains: The pandemic and this summer’s ransomware attack on JBS (the world’s largest meat processor) disrupted the four industrial processors centered in the Midwest and South. Together they supply the vast majority of California’s meat. California’s small- and mid-scale livestock...

New technology helps food manufacturers reduce carbon and energy consumption

Scientists have uncovered new ways for food industry manufacturers to help tackle climate change by altering their cooking techniques to reduce energy consumption. New research carried out by the University of Lincoln, in collaboration with industry partner OAL, found that using novel approaches to a process called Steam Infusion can reduce energy consumption by 17%, cutting close to 9 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per production line each year.

High Protein Based Food Market Size : Technological Advancement and Growth Analysis with Forecast to 2026

Global High Protein Based Food Market analysis report speaks about the manufacturing process. Global High Protein Based Food market report analyses the market growth, trends, overview & forecast to 2026.The report covers key technological developments in the recent times and profiles leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies.

The future of food manufacturing

Marcel Koks, Industry and Solution Strategy Director, Food and Beverage at Infor, discusses what the food factory of the future will look like. The events of the last 18 months have shone a harsh spotlight on inefficiencies across food manufacturing operations and the wider supply chain. Many businesses have understandably struggled to adapt to ongoing disruption, unable to keep pace with ever-changing market forces and industry challenges.

Low-energy freezing technology keeps food fresh without forming ice

The typical freezers found homes and restaurants play an invaluable role in preserving foods until they're ready to be eaten, but an alternative technology promises to not only use far less energy, but improve food quality at the same time. Known as isochoric freezing, the technique was originally developed to cryopreserve tissues and organs for transplants, but scientists have recently started exploring how it could be widely adopted for food storage, and a new study has laid bare the massive energy savings to be reaped if we do.

Ready for the 'Great Reset'? How digital transformation can future-proof food manufacturing

Keith Chambers is vice president of operations management software for Aveva, a global industrial software company serving the food and other sectors. Few foods offer the transportive effects of extra virgin olive oil. Wherever you are, just a mere splash on a bit of bread can instantly carry you to the Mediterranean’s sunny climes, to ancient olive groves and abundant tables, surrounded by friends and flowing conversation. But millions of people around the world would not be able to enjoy this experience if an entire chain of manufacturing processes didn’t work together flawlessly and in seamless harmony.
Industrial Distribution

Taste Test: 4505 Butcher’s Snack Sticks

In 2009, Chef & Butcher Ryan Farr founded 4505 Meats in his kitchen with a focus on whole animal butchery to make simple-ingredient, high-protein foods. The company now has 20 employees and all 4505 products are made solely in the U.S. In July, Farr introduced 4505 Butcher's Snacks, sausage sticks...

Food safety enters a new age

Food safety is a concern as old as food itself. In the United States, laws regarding food safety reach back more than 100 years. In 1906, the original Food and Drugs Act as well as the Meat Inspection Act were passed by Congress. Food safety regulations have evolved to reflect...