Cookers, Dryers, and Ovens

Whether you produce snacks, cakes, or products that bake, you'll need a heating element to get the job done. Our Heating Equipment content offers best practices and innovations in the form of articles, case studies, and more.


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Capital Spending

Indian Meals Processor Cafe Spice Opens Second Processing Plant

April 15, 2024
New facility in Beacon, N.Y., spans 70,000-sq.-ft. and gives the company two plants within a few miles of each other, to ramp up production and improve efficiency.
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Snack Foods

The Fresh Factory Expands Snack Bar Production Capabilities

Nov. 13, 2023
Carol Stream, Ill.-based food and beverage processor has targeted the growing refrigerated snack bar category for growth.
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Legal Issues

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Consider Bacon Pre-Cooking Patent Lawsuit Against Hormel Foods

Nov. 7, 2023
Lawsuit against Hormel Foods by equipment manufacturer HIP claimed that CEO David Howard should be named as sole or joint inventor of patented bacon pre-cooking method.
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Capital Spending

United Premium Foods Invests $1.8 Million to Boost Pet Food Processing Capabilities

Sept. 27, 2023
Human and pet food co-man’s capital investment offers customers more flexibility and aims to take advantage of fast-growing pet food business.
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Plant Expansion

Stampede Meat Expands Sous Vide Capacity at DL Lee & Sons Plant

May 18, 2023
Additional sous vide processing capacity also planned at Stampede’s Canadian facility later this year.
Equipment Products

Equipment Round Up: May 2023

May 10, 2023
Our editors selected the following equipment to feature in our May 2023 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
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Cookers, Dryers, and Ovens

Simple Technologies Coming Back in Snack Processing

Jan. 20, 2023
As the better-for-you snack foods market continues to grow, processors can use simple technologies, like dehydration, to meet customer demands.
Pet Food

Proper Processing Keeps Pet Food Safe

June 30, 2021
High-profile recalls have driven pet food safety concerns – even as novel processing methods present new risks.
Cookers, Dryers, and Ovens

Heat and Control Founder Andy Caridis Turns 100

June 7, 2021
Connected with 130 patents over the course of 70 years, he remains involved in the business.
Equipment Products

Food-Grade Lubricant Protects Oven Chains At Extreme Temperatures

Sept. 7, 2016
Klüberfood NH1 CH 6-120 Supreme is a new lubricant option that provides increased reliability and uptime at extreme temperatures using a food-grade oil registered NSF H1 for incidental...
Equipment Products

Nyle Systems Launches Line Of Energy Efficient Food Dehydrators/Dryers

May 13, 2016
Nyle Systems has launched a line of industrial grade, energy-efficient food dehydrators.
Cookers, Dryers, and Ovens

Tolling Services for High-Pressure Pasteurization Are Growing

Jan. 12, 2016
Pasteurization with high pressure is becoming a mainstream process, particularly for juice and food companies seeking clean labels. A national network of service providers is ...
Plant Operations and Engineering

Industrial Microwave Technology Inches Toward Mainstream

March 9, 2015
For 30 years, microwave technology has been relegated to niche applications in food processing. That is changing as the technology tackles some of the most challenging production...