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Dairy filling

A game-changing filling technology with a high level of sterility assurance

The technology allows for dairy product manufacturers to fill with a much greater sterility assurance level than with existing aseptic technologies.
April 5, 2013

Closed Intact Transfer technology facilitates milk and other liquids to be dispensed in a shelf-stable manner, making cold chain management or preservatives unnecessary.

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Reducing Contamination Risks of Compressed Air in Food Plants: Benchmarking Good Manufacturing Practices

February 26, 2013
Any modern food manufacturing facility employs the use of compressed air extensively in the plant. As common as this is, the potential hazards associated with this powerful utility are not obvious and apparent.
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Analysis of Coalescing Efficiency in Replacement Filter Elements

February 26, 2013
High efficiency coalescing filters are often specified when there is a need to protect sensitive equipment that is operated by compressed air. A high efficiency coalescing filter can tame the effects of oil, water, and particulates that are present in virtually all compressed air supply lines.
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Circulating Fresh Ideas

January 2, 2013

It’s not just the production of food products that matters, but the facilities in which it is processed and stored that make the difference between a fresh, quality product and the not-so-appetizing alternative. Several factors help promote product integrity within the dairy industry including automated and human handling, proper temperature and moisture control and adhering to regulated storage time. Introducing air circulation into these facilities ensures product quality from production to delivery, significantly reducing or even eliminating condensation and mold build-up which adversely affect food employee safety.

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10 Questions to Ask When Considering the Transition to Form-Fill-Seal for Dairy Products

December 13, 2012
The future looks bright for yogurt makers. According to Mintel’s December 2011 report on yogurt and yogurt drinks, the market will grow by 49% to reach $9.5 billion in 2016. U.S. sales shot up from $4.7 billion in 2006, to $5.5 billion in 2009, to an estimated $6.4 billion in 2011, with refrigerated yogurt—premium Greek-style yogurt in particular—leading the way.
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ERP software

Tips for choosing the correct Enterprise Resource Planning software

When choosing a new ERP system, look for a solution with built-in features specifically for highly regulated industries, such as dairy.
November 29, 2012

As regulations grow increasingly complex, it is ever more important for dairy manufacturers to choose the correct Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software to manage their processes. There is no room for human error when the cost of one mistake could lead to a food recall, illness and in extreme cases death.

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Say Goodbye to Biofilm, with Enzymes

The Belgium-based detergent company Realco has developed a unique enzyme-based solution for removing biofilm contaminations within the food & beverage industry.
November 14, 2012
Biofilm is a collection of bacteria encased in extracellular polymeric substance (EPS), more commonly known as slime. This slime forms on surfaces and builds up over time, allowing pathogens to flourish and leading to contamination.
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One-Step Acid: Single Step acid wash cleaner to improve cleaning efficiency

November 6, 2012
One-Step AcidTM (OSA) is a new patented detergent manufactured by DeLaval Cleaning Solutions designed to improve CIP cleaning efficiency by combining the alkaline detergent and acid cycles into one cleaning step.
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Palsgaard has developed a new series of emulsifier and stabilizer blends for ice cream

July 5, 2012
Today, consumers are very much aware of food additives, which in their eyes are equal to chemical or synthetic components, even though many additives holding e-numbers are actually natural ingredients. To meet the consumer’s demand for leaner label products, Palsgaard has developed a new series of emulsifier and stabilizer blends for ice cream which reduce the e-numbers from the common 3 - 5 to only 2 or even 1 e-number without compromizing the quality of the ice cream.
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Cannon Equipment develops ergonomics manual for CannonCarts

June 12, 2012
Cannon Equipment focuses on ergonomics in the design of every cart, one of the many areas of differentiation between CannonCarts® and others in the marketplace.
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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 


This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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