Dairy processors attending Process Expo will find a wide variety of manufacturing solutions for all segments of the food processing/packaging supply chain. The show features the latest innovations in food and beverage processing and packaging, along with industry experts.

The Process Expo, which is organized by the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), runs in conjunction with the International Dairy Show from Nov. 3 to 6. The Expo brings over 400 exhibitors covering over 200,000 square feet.

According to FPSA, the show features:

  • The largest collection of processing and packaging equipment manufacturers dedicated strictly to the food processing sector.
  • New equipment from the industry’s most prominent manufacturers.
  • Food safety experts waiting to assist with the challenges facing businesses.
  • Application for all segments of the diverse food and beverage industry.
  • Solutions for every link in the supply chain.
  • Extensive educational programming that focuses on the critical issues businesses face.

This year’s show has over 30 hours of programming in the areas of food processing and packaging technology. Technical courses are developed by the top universities in the United States. The courses are specific to beverage, food processing, food safety and food packaging.

Highlights from this year’s educational sessions include:

  • Sunday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. - Alternative Methods of Sterilization and Pasteurization: Tatiana Koutchma, Novel Food Science
  • Monday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. - Aseptic Processing and Packaging: Steve Smith, Purdue University
  • Monday, Nov. 4, noon – 1 p.m. - Applications of bio-based materials in food packaging: Eva Almenar, Michigan State University
  • Monday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. - Designing Safe Food Processes: Andreia Bianchini, University of Nebraska
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. - Food Allergen Control Strategies: Joe Baumert, University of Nebraska
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m. – 2 pm. - Homogenization and High Pressure Homogenization: from Food Safety to Nanotechnologies: Dr. Federico Harte, University of Tennessee
  • Wednesday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. – noon - New Generation of Processing Technologies to Improve Quality, Safety and Functionality: Tatiana Koutchma, Novel Food Science

The show hours run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3-5 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 6. To register and for more information on events and travel arrangements, visit www.myprocessexpo.com