[ October 12–15, 2021    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]


All posts by: Krista Garver

Biomist provides sanitizing products that are safe for both people and the environment. Using a solution of non-flammable concentrated alcohol, food processors can sanitize food production equipment in seconds, even hard-to-reach cracks and crevices. Biomist’s formula requires no water, rinsing, or wiping, so it’s ideal for water-sensitive equipment. And because the non-corrosive solution rapidly evaporates, […]

Monitoring Brix, salinity, viscosity, pH, and other readings during food processing is an important part of maintaining batch consistency and ensuring product quality. To learn about some of the innovations that are simplifying and improving the accuracy of those measurements, we spoke to Miyuki Clauer, marketing manager at ATAGO U.S.A. Headquartered in Japan and with […]

Many companies have quickly adopted software for managing payroll, business processes, and human resources, but scheduling is still often handled through spreadsheets and offline files. That means someone is responsible for planning and posting schedules at least a week in advance while searching for copies of qualifications, certifications, legal requirements, and other rules for hundreds […]

Detectamet is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer, and distributor of detectable plastic tools and equipment. If any of these products fall into food processing equipment, metal and X-ray machines along the production lines will be able to detect whole products or pieces. With the largest array of patent-protected detectable products, Detectamet has helped thousands of […]

Digitalization and automation are helping food and beverage production facilities move faster, smarter, and smoother, as well as use their existing resources more effectively. Despite this competitive advantage, the steps to Industry 4.0 and adopting the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology can feel like a giant leap. We interviewed Emilie Lachance, Chief Marketing Officer […]

VC999 Packaging Systems has been designing and manufacturing packaging machinery for over 30 years. The company’s product line includes vacuum chamber machines, horizontal thermoforming (rollstock) form-fill-seal packaging machines, tray sealers, and skin packaging. VC999 and its sister brands — XtraPlast Packaging Materials and XtraVac Packaging Machines — are dedicated to helping customers find the right […]

RGF Environmental, established in 1985, is a leader in air, water, and food purification. Using a patented oxidation gas called Photohydroionization® to control pathogens in the air, on surfaces, and in food products, RGF is changing the way processors ensure food safety — for everything from beef, pork, poultry, and seafood to fruits, vegetables, and […]