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News

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    Do Built-In Test Weights Make Calibration a Thing of the Past? No - and Here’s Why

    Newer balances and scale often include internal test weights that can help reduce time spent on periodic testing with external weights. However, especially in regulated industries, internal weights and any subsequent adjustments cannot replace regular calibration services. If you have recently purchased a balance or scale with internal test weights, congratulations! This feature should significantly reduce the downtime required for regular testi...
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    How Food Trends Challenge Manufacturers

    Plant based food, healthy hedonism or snackification are just some of the food trends that are currently influencing the way we eat and what ends up on our dinner tables. Often, these trends spread q...
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    Codex HACCP - The Foundation of Food Safety Is Being Shaken

    In the world of food safety where there is a plethora of standards, we have become accustomed to changes. New legislation, new audit requirements, changes to the GFSI benchmarked standard, changes to...
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    Things to Keep In Mind When Assessing a Pest Control Program

    Do you know what you have to consider when assessing a pest control program? Food Focus has summarized eight tips on how to proceed when pest control actions are required. The following should be kep...

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    Avoid Product Recalls by Timely Adoption of Technology

    Product recalls can be devastating to a brands reputation, particularly for food processors. Luckily, there are steps that can be taken at an early stage in the production and planning process to help reduce the risks of a recall. Glass shards in ice cream, bone splinters in minced meat or metal wire in pastry products are only some examples of contaminated foods that have led to product recalls in the past. Product recalls can destroy the worth...
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    Taking Food Safety to the Next Level Thanks to X-Ray Technology

    An incredible increase in production over the last years has definitely made an impact at Fiasco Gelato, which started as a small scoop shop based in Calgary. Today, the gelato company makes handcraf...
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    Application Note: Determining the Moisture Content in Sugar

    Monitoring the moisture content of sugar and its co-products is crucial for optimal control of production plants. For factories processing sugar beet and sugar cane, rapid, precise analysis of end pr...
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    Kuchenmeister Relies on a Single Supplier for Quality Control

    A lengthy partnership with a single product inspection equipment supplier has allowed Kuchenmeister GmbH to produce high quality baked goods and confections for over 20 years. A single-source strateg...

Videos

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    The History of Plastic

    It is hard to imagine our everyday life without plastic. Due to its versatility, plastic is used almost everywhere. And that's exactly the problem, we produce far more plastic than we recycle. Through this behaviour we not only harm the environment, but also our health. A rethink is urgently needed. The Plastic Atlas 2019 presents the history of plastic consumption, reveals where the problems lie today and how these challenges can be overcome. B...
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    Preventive Controls to Ensure Food Safety

    Working in a food manufacturing company can be a challenge when it comes to meeting requirements and achieving compliance. Preventive controls help to ensure food safety during the production. We hav...
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    Paper or Plastic Bag?

    It is well known that more plastic is produced than can be properly disposed of leading to extensive environmental problems. But that's not all: Microplastics have already found their way into our fo...
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    Why Is The Food Industry Regulated?

    The food industry is regulated through a multitude of standards and legislation. Recent food safety incidents show the importance of these regulations. In our video, we have summarized the reasons wh...

Events

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    International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition 2020

    Powder & Bulk Solids is North America's largest bulk processing event bringing the processing community together since 1976. The event which is commonly known as the Powder Show takes place from 28th – 30th April 2020 in Rosemont, Illinois. This year, the Powder Show welcomes more than 3,000 industry professionals and 400 suppliers from more than 30 countries. The event offers networking opportunities, the presentation of cutting-edge techno...
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    Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America 2020

    The Craft Brewers Conference® is America's largest craft brewing industry gathering. The event opens its doors from 19th – 22nd April 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. BrewExpo America is known as the larg...
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    PACK EXPO East 2020

    Find packaging solutions for every industry at Pack Expo East. The trade fair brings the largest packaging innovations and top suppliers for nearly all vertical markets together with top consumer pac...
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    Global Food Safety Conference 2020

    The GFSI Conference (25th – 28th February, Seattle, USA) is the industry’s annual meeting for the advancement of food safety and consumer trust worldwide. Gathering over 1,200 leaders and decision-ma...