Highlights

Careers

Cargill to Open Digital Tech Hub in Atlanta, Hire 400 Highly Skilled Tech Workers

June 18, 2024
New digital and data division will anchor the new office and drive innovation in Cargill’s supply chain and sustainability efforts.
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Packaging

Consider Repack Automation in Food & Beverage

June 17, 2024
Packaging is a highly automated process in almost all food & beverage plants. But repackaging – if you do it at all internally – lags behind.
Manufacturing Equipment

Robots Take on More Food Processing Tasks

June 11, 2024
As science and technology continue to improve, so does robotic automation, which is finding more applications in food & beverage plants.
Technology

Consider Time-Sensitive Networking Technology

June 10, 2024
A step toward smart manufacturing, it’s the first open industrial Ethernet with 1 gigabit/second bandwidth, bringing data collection, transmission and overall production to the...
People on the Move

FPSA Names New President & CEO, Shifts Seckman to Grow FIT Program

April 3, 2024
Matthew Ott will take the reins of the association while David Seckman will focus his efforts to grow the technician training program to meet increased demand.
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Product Development

AI in the Lab and the Plant

March 5, 2024
Are your product development teams and plant ready for a little artificial intelligence? Are you?
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Capital Spending

Tyson Foods Opens New Bowling Green, Kentucky, Bacon Processing Plant

Jan. 25, 2024
400,000-sq.-ft. facility is expected to pump out 2 million pounds of bacon per week to support the Jimmy Dean and Wright Brand bacon portfolios.
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Plant Expansion

Pennsylvania Meat Processor Alpine Wurst & Meat House Expands, Adds HPP Equipment

Dec. 20, 2023
The Honesdale, Pa., processor had been using a third-party toller for its high-pressure processing needs, but decided to invest in expanding its facility and installing its own...
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Logistics

Technology's Impact on Food Safety in a Post-Pandemic World

Auchan's Pierre de Ginestel explains how the food industry will be able to overcome safety challenges left behind by the pandemic, particularly when it comes to traceability and...
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Technology

Four Emerging Technologies for Processing Food in 2022

June 20, 2022
We look at isochoric freezing, high-voltage atmospheric cold plasma, electrohydrodynamic drying and oxygen isotope modeling.
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Industry Perspective

Meeting Business Challenges with New Digital Technology

June 3, 2022
We recently talked with Augury’s Eric Campagna about how digital tools are helping food and beverage processors run their businesses – especially as it relates to their supply...
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Bakery & Baked Goods

How Baking Operations Handle Growth

May 10, 2022
Many bakers find themselves dealing with increased demand for their goods – but ramping up production brings challenges.