Case Studies

Case studies about dairy processors using equipment and ingredients.

ARTICLES

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.

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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Flowtrend ARC Seat Valves Deliver Performance and Profitability

Flowtrend, Inc. reached out to the customer, and after assessing its needs and objectives, furnished it with seat valves from its FT ARC series.


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A Clear Reason for Moisture Testing!

There ismore to a water filtration housing than the filter inside. The suppliers of these containers want themclear so that the end-user can see when the filter needs to be replaced. They also want to secure the lid with a simple half a hand turn.


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Cheese bored? Hardly

Gourmet cheese distributor uses new packaging for its innovative sampler product

Arthur Schuman figured a novel product design and unique packaging format could transform the everyday consumer into a “cheese connoisseur.”

Arthur Schuman sells block and pre-packaged cheeses at high-end retailers and club stores. The distributor also saw an opportunity to create a cheese product that could be marketed as both high-end and convenient. But it needed to find the right packaging.


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Productivity

Cloverland Farms Dairy lowers costs, expand sales with new fillers

The transition to the three new filling lines took place one weekend a month over a three-month period.

Cloverland Farms Dairy of Baltimore replaced four aging milk filling lines with three state-of-the-art lines. It has made the dairy more productive.


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AK Gida Relies on OYSTAR Hassia

The dairy producer AK Gida, a subsidiary of Turkey’s largest food group, Ülker, is increasing its cream cheese production capacities.


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Stinky cheese? Not anymore

Cheese plant resolves odor issues

BioAir's EcoBase synthetic media is specifically designed to provide uniform and optimized mass transfer of odorous compounds under a controlled microenvironment.

A major Canadian dairy food processing plant recently found itself struggling with odor issues. The plant, which makes a wide range of cheese products for all of Canada, resides in a planned community; careful consideration was given regarding the balance between residential, industrial and commercial usages of the area. Problems with odor destabilized that balance, making local residents and businesses unhappy.  


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Cream-O-Land Dairy Pushes the Limits of Direct Store Delivery Technology with Numeric Computer Systems

Cream-O-Land Dairy utilizes Numeric Computer Systems’ eRMS Route Accounting software for electronic data exchange (EDI), to manage and process orders, report truck and driver inventories and more. The robust order-to-cash accounting and inventory management software solution allows the dairy to streamline operations across multiple lines-of-business, distribution centers and the entire supply chain.


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ArchestrA System Platform improves the Production Monitoring and Control System at Woodlands Dairy

Humansdorp, South Africa — In these complex times, the supply of primary foodstuffs such as dairy products is subject to increasingly close scrutiny. To stay in business profitably in the dairy industry means the consistent provision of quality products and unswerving compliance with ISO standards. Humansdorp’s Woodlands Dairy is well up to the challenge.


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New plant supervisor is “The Big Cheese” after accelerating tank turnaround times by enhancing CIP

Ideal for all dairy tank and vat sizes and applications, the Alfa Laval Sani-SB rotary spray tank cleaning devices are all fully 3-A compliant and provide a faster, more efficient clean than standard CIP processes. 


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EVENTS

Webinar

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

9/23/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand 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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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Partial demineralization and concentration of whey permeate by nanofiltration

DOW was invited to participate in a competitive field trial comparing five Dairy nanofiltration elements available on the market. The purpose was to determine which elements provide the best overall performance concentrating and demineralizing lactose over a period of 12 months. The results show that FILMTEC™ NF245 membrane consistently outperformed the other elements and maintained the highest lactose rejection and highest salt permeability. Additionally, FILMTEC NF245 had 16 percent higher permeate flow than the competition.

Dollars from Waste

Dion Label reduces its environmental impact and saves money by pelletizing its waste.

AstaREAL astaxanthin

Supported by a full spectrum of research, this is a powerful and well-substantiated antioxidant.

Keeping Food Containers Safe is an E-Z Task

When Huhtamaki Packaging entered a contract with a national yogurt producer, the yogurt company requested that every container be inspected by a metal detector before being shipped. So it purchased six E-Z Tec DSP metal detectors from Eriez.

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Velvet Ice Cream Co., Utica, Ohio

Velvet Ice Cream built its reputation on making premium products that adhere to the standard of identity for ice cream. Its lines consist of premium, all natural, churned (low-fat), no sugar added, novelties, sherbet (in cups and in push-up tubes) and a controlled ice cream brand for grocery store customers.

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!

11/18/14 2:00 pm EST

Harness Your Product Inspection Program to Save Money, Ensure Quality and Drive Efficiencies

Consolidation in the dairy industry is raising the bar on innovation and driving efficiencies to ensure competitiveness. One area often overlooked is the role that the right product inspection program can play in supporting the organization’s overall business goals and protecting brand reputation. Drawing on best practices in metal detection, X-ray inspection and checkweighing, this session will cover criteria to help determine the right technologies to employ for a given product and packaging type for high-value, perishable dairy products.

Dairy Foods Magazine

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2014 October

A look inside 100-year-old Velvet Ice Cream; Plus we look at four cheese processors with award-winning artisan and farmstead cheeses.

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