Case History

Business Strategies

Cargill Upcycles Hershey's Chocolate Waste Into Animal Feed

Oct. 18, 2023
In a win-win for the two companies: Hershey reduces its landfill waste and Cargill gets a quality feed ingredient.
Bakery & Baked Goods

Case History: Modern Metal Detection for an Old-World Bakery

Aug. 15, 2022
As an artisan bakery automates, a metal detector takes care of any worries about contamination from the new equipment.
Inspection and Sorting

Case History: How This Snack Food Company Chose X-Ray Systems Over Metal Detection

Feb. 4, 2020
Foil lids and a check of fill volume tip the scales in favor of X-ray inspection at a J&J Snack Foods facility.
Candy & Confectionary

Case History: Producing Chocolates That Are Sweet, Safe, Accurate

Feb. 4, 2019
Lake Champlain Chocolates relies on a Mettler-Toledo checkweigher/metal detector combination system for food safety, accurate weights.
Refrigeration & Freezing

Case History: Switching from Batch to Continuous Cooking and Cooling of Pasta

Oct. 1, 2018
Mixum AB tripled output and cut cleanup and changeover times by 85 percent with a Lyco blancher and cooler.
Fruits and Vegetables

Case History: New Cranberry Cleaning Line at Emblème Bears Fruit

Feb. 14, 2017
Key Technology machines for cleaning, sorting and sizing help get a cranberry processor into the high-end market.
Energy Efficiency

Case History: Safer, Eco-Friendly System for Food Cooling

Oct. 26, 2015
Liquid glycol and pre-insulated plastic pipe yield savings and peace of mind for Tasteful Selections.
Inspection and Sorting

Food Safety Case History: From Farmers Market to SQF

Aug. 27, 2015
When Key Ingredient grew from hand-filling tubs of dips to automated processes, it needed a Mettler-Toledo Safeline metal detector.

Case History: SugarCreek Beefs Up For Wired Plant Status

Aug. 20, 2015
As SugarCreek renovates a food plant, Cisco wires it for the industrial internet of things.
Inspection and Sorting

Case History: Keeping on Eye on the Cranberries

May 14, 2012
Optical sorter helps L&S Cranberry pack quality fruit with no foreign material.