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Dairy processing equipment including homogenizers, pasteurizers, blenders and fillers.

ARTICLES

New detection systems help ensure product safety for dairy processors

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New detection systems from Thermo Fisher, Fortress, Mettler Toledo and more!


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Logistics equipment keeps up with packaging trends

As dairies use more flexible packages, the equipment that handles cases and pallets might have to change. We asked two executives how plant managers can make their operations more efficient.
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When Dairy Foods surveyed its readers, we found that 35% of dairies plan to purchase new conveyors or palletizers. In the same study, dairy processors also reported they are increasing their use of plastics and flexible packaging (such as pouches) and using less metal and glass.


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New pumps and valves technology for dairy processors

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Pumps from Meyer, Graco, PIAB USA, Ampco and much more!
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Writing standards for robotic equipment

Robotic automation equipment is common in the auto industry, but the wet conditions in dairy plants have created a need for equipment standards to comply with strict food safety and hygiene rules. Here is what we have done so far.
By Timothy Rugh
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Traditional applications for robot-based automation in food processing have been basic pick-and-place packing operations. On the processing side, dairy plants contain many applications that are repetitive or labor-intensive. These are perfect candidates for robot-based automation.


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Food safety

Making the most of lab testing equipment for dairies

Waiting for test results can slow down dairy processing. Faster testing methods cut wait time from minutes to seconds. In-line analyzers deliver information in real time.
By Jim Carper
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Speed, accuracy and consistency are three metrics that managers of dairy processing plants should be measuring. An on-site dairy laboratory can play an important role in achieving high values in each of those metrics.


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Cup check

Start-up dairy operation finds an economical machine to apply a foil safety seal to yogurt cups

A new generation of portion-control cup sealers enables low-cost, tamper-evident, sealed packaging for dairy start-ups and larger operations.
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Retailers are asking dairy food and beverage processors to package their products in packaging that is tamper-evident. Besides providing a measure of food safety, a sealed cup prolongs product quality and shelf life on retail shelves.


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Test and measure

LactiWhey from Page & Pedersen analyzes sweet whey

Whey composition results provide management tools that help optimize profitability.
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A new instrument for analysis of sweet whey reports fat, solids, density, salts/minerals, lactose and protein in 60 seconds.


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Dairy equipment

Delta Instruments LactoScope FTIR Advanced analyzes complex dairy products

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The LactoScope is a great tool for milk and cream standardization, and the analysis of more complex dairy products such as yogurts, cheese milk and ice cream.
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Fortress Technology introduces new FM software for Fortress metal detectors

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Fortress Technology introduced its new FM software for Fortress metal detectors. This software has been developed to be compatible with all previously manufactured detectors and can be field installed on the company’s Phantom and Stealth models.


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Meyer's Klean-In-Place II Rotary Airlock Feeder valve is ideal for dairy

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The USDA approved Meyer Klean-In-Place II Rotary Airlock Feeder is a special purpose valve suited for dairy and other food applications.


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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Immunel

Find out the current state of knowledge regarding Immunel, a proprietary extract from colostral whey.

Bulk Liquid, Food Transport Solutions

AsepTrans is a leading provider of aseptic tanks dedicated to food grade products.

ATS Engineering

ln today's growing global demand and market for packaged foods, A.T.S. Engineering, Inc. has emerged as a manufacturer of precision packaging equipment for the food industry.

Cooling Tunnel

Airinotec offers customized solutions and energy-efficient technologies.

Precisa Optimized Texture Solutions

Achieve the perfect texture faster with this new solution from National Starch Food Innovation.

Vector Conveyor Systems

Realize the full potential of your Phantom metal detector with an in-line Vector Conveyor from Fortress Technology. 

Delkor Debuts Innovations for International Dairy Show

Delkor will showcase new retail- and shelf-ready packaging at the International Dairy Show.  

Sterling Technology Discusses Tegricel

Tegricel is a proprietary extract from colostral whey (bovine). This white paper describes the current state of knowledge, involving specific biological mechanisms of action, proof of concept in animal studies and clinical data in humans. 

Creatively Kosher

Increased consumer interest in kosher foods drives suppliers to scale up production of specialty ingredients, such as beef gelatin, an ingredient long sought by product developers.

What is Anaerobic Treatment?

ADI Systems offers a wide range of wastewater treatment systems, including bench- and pilot-scale testing, custom-designed solutions and proprietary and patented technologies for anaerobic and aerobic biological waste treatment. 

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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. 

BehindtheScenes

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!

9/23/14 2:00 pm EDT

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.

Frozen Desserts

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Joseph Gallo Farms wins honors for its cheeses, sustainability practices; plus we look at what's happening with frozen desserts.

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