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Methane to power: the technology improves

By Clay Detlefsen
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 The ultimate goal is widespread adoption of digester systems to manage manure and nutrients, address air and water quality concerns, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and produce renewable energy and fertilizer.  


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Turning waste into energy

Dairy producers and processors have found value in what they used to throw away.
By Clay Detlefsen
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Dairy producers and processors have found value in what they used to throw away. Methane digesters and other technologies create energy to power homes, offices and industrial plants.
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Eagle Packaging Machinery’s POPLOK is an environmentally friendly tray forming solution

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Eagle Packaging Machinery’s new POPLOK is an environmentally friendly tray forming solution for meeting sustainability objectives.
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Pearl Valley Cheese goes green with GEM Energy power system

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Pearl Valley Cheese Co. is going green with an energy-saving power system that runs on cheese manufacturing waste water.
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Dynamic Conveyor introduces new line of belt food conveyers

The conveyors are powered by motors that reduce carbon emissions, water consumption and more.
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Dynamic Conveyor introduces new line of belt food conveyers that are powered by motors that reduce carbon emissions, water consumption and waste water.
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Use metrics to measure sustainability efforts

Measuring sustainability practices involves many variables. There is no one-size-fits-all approach that works for all operations. Metrics take differences into consideration.
By Clay Detlefsen
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Consumers continue to demand tasty and nutritious products that are produced in an environmentally responsible way. As a result, retailers and foodservice companies have heightened interest in the sustainability of their suppliers, and environmental organizations have ratcheted up their sustainability assessments of industries and businesses.
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Learn how to be an energy star by cutting costs

Free online resources from the EPA and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy simplify process of reducing energy, cutting costs.
By Gail Barnes
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Consumers want the foods they eat to be nutritious, affordable and good-tasting. Increasingly, consumers care about the environmental impact of their food, and want to know that the products they buy were produced in an environmentally responsible way.
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Sustainability: 10 Big and little green ideas

Dairy processors are reducing their use of water, energy, transportation and packaging. Here are 10 examples from the United States and abroad.
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Dairy processors use a lot of water. Fresh water and wastewater can be a huge expense and a significant component of the utilities budget. The H2Oversight Service from U.S. Energy Services, Plymouth, Minn., offers rate tariff optimization, metering equipment confirmation, facility change monitoring, bypass opportunities and identification of operational savings.
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Innovation Center, Dairy Research Institute issue call for entries

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Two organizations managed by Dairy Management Inc., Rosemont, Ill., seek entries to their contests. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, seeks entries to its U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program. The Dairy Research Institute has issued a call for entries to its New Product Competition.
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Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

11/7/13
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Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

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ESL Filling Technology - The right solution for Dairy PET and HDPE bottle filling

2/5/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand GEA Procomac has introduced a more sustainable and user friendly solution for PET ESL bottle filling; namely the advanced Aseptic Blow Fill (ABF) technology that enables sterilization of the preforms instead of sterilization of the fully blown bottles. This process...

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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. 

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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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Milk/Flavored Milk and Non-Dairy Beverages: Opportunities in the Beverage Segment

This free webinar will cover methods and ingredients available to increase protein levels, processing issues related to high-protein beverages, future ingredients and opportunities for protein fortification, adding value to milk and beverages, niche markets for high-protein milk and beverages and case studies of Core Power and Fairlife.

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