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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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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

Food Dehydrator Available for Small Production Batches

Feb. 20, 2017
Nyle's FD 2.5 Food Dehydrator is a small yet highly efficient food dehydrator that can deliver the drying capabilities of large units but has been built for small batch processing...
Cookers, Dryers, and Ovens

Scheduled Downtime: Aseptic Trailblazer Reflects on Achievements in Food Engineering

Dec. 13, 2016
Academia once was walled off from commercial enterprise. Ken Swartzel spent 40 years building bridges, and he isn’t done yet.
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.