2015 has been an intense year for food industry and its actors and, If there was a Food Oscar ceremony, Salmonella would have won the most recurring pathogenic bacteria of the year category. With more than 75 FDA recalls in 2015 and 19 recalls at this stage in 2016, Salmonella is becoming a recurring problem alongside Listeria (at a lesser extent) with the increase of fresh/minimally processed & additive-free products. But, isn´t there any solution to conciliate food safety and quality with customer´s demands? Continue reading
NutriFresh Services LLC announces addition of 4th High Pressure Processing (HPP) machine, a Hiperbaric 525. The machine will join the already existing array of HPP machines and will bring the company’s annual tolling capacity to over 200 Million pounds. Continue reading
LiDestri is the premier manufacturer of sauces, dips and salsas in the United States. Coast to coast, the company has multiple manufacturing locations where they produce more than 2 million jars of sauces and dips per day.
In their commitment to produce quality products that fit customer´s requirements
(clean label, natural, non-thermal processed, high content in vitamins and antioxidants), LiDestri Foods & Beverages announced on Tuesday 21st July Continue reading
Adds Second Unit to Bolingbrook, the Fifth Overall in Company’s Commitment to Food Safety
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa — Today, West Liberty Foods, L.L.C. announced its plans to install an additional high-pressure processing technology system in their Bolingbrook, Ill. facility.
With a vessel capacity of 525 liters and a diameter of 380 mm, is capable of processing more than 3.000 Kg per hour (more than 6000 pounds). The cost per Kg of processed product is the cheapest in its category and related to the integrated design, it occupies a volume of only 63m2 (679 feet2).
The first equipment is already successfully installed at GoodFoods, the Wisconsin juice, avocado and RTE products manufacturer. The second is arriving to the facilities of a confidential customer in Georgia and the next one is ready to install at NutriFresh Services LLC, a subsidiary of New Jersey Frozen Storage (NJFS), the first refrigerated and frozen storage warehouse that offers HPP tolling service in New Jersey, with a Hiperbaric 300 liter machine already there.
Within the next months the next two machines, already in our portfolio will be ready to ship in end of December and January.
Offering our customers the best after sales service is a key for Hiperbaric to enhance the growing of our customers, which are progressively increasing HPP capacity with highly productive equipment. Great examples are NJFS or GoodFoods, that installed the first Hiperbaric 300 in 2012, increased capacity with two new Hiperbaric 420 in 2013 and just a few days after the commissioning of their first Hiperbaric 525 we are already working in their second one, to be installed very soon.
21-23 October 2014.- The Ohio State University will be hosting the 2014 International Nonthermal Processing Workshop with the theme “Nonthermal Processing Systems for Healthy and Sustainable Foods”.
An exciting slate of speakers will be sharing recent advances, future research and commercialization opportunities of diferent nonthermal- processing technologies including high pressure processing, pulsed electric field processing, UV, cold plasma and food irradiation.
Participants will also have an excellent opportunity to network with experts from industry, government and academia.
The theme “SEAFOOD Science for a changing demand” will be covered and elaborated through the following seven session topics:
- Safety evaluation and emerging risks
- Seafood quality reassurance
- Integrity, authenticity and differentiation of products
- Sustainable use of catches and farming
- Advances in seafood processing technology and smart control
- Product innovation, consumer acceptance and expectations
- Seafood from the world for the European cuisine
As an innovative aspect, it has also been organized a session focusing on Continue reading
HPP technology is the fastest growing non-thermal processing technology nowadays. It has started a revolution in the market of fresh products, specially fruit juices and other fruit products, where this revolution will be even more evident in the coming years.
This is a relatively young technology and indeed Japan was the first country to adopt and launch HPP products in the market worldwide, using prototype equipment. It happened in 1990 when the company Meidi-Ya launched its Continue reading
By Elaine Watson (Food Navigator)
Fresh juices and foods subjected to high pressure processing (HPP); protein – especially at breakfast; cage-free hen eggs; premium private label; fermented foods; culinary botanicals; and edible packaging could all be hot trends this year, predicts trend watcher Hartman Group. Read more.