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In this series, FPSA members share their experiences at PROCESS EXPO and offer insights into how to maximize trade show ROI. Today’s interviewee is Ashley Riley, the Senior Marketing Manager at industrial cleaning product manufacturer Nilfisk. How was your experience at PROCESS EXPO 2015? Excellent. This was our first at PROCESS EXPO since 2009, when […]

Steve Smith, Purdue University, Department of Food Science

PROCESS EXPO | Expert in Residence High Pressure Pasteurization (HPP) Steve Smith | Purdue University High Pressure and its effects on microorganisms has been studied for over 100 years. In 1884, Pascal tested the effects of pressure on microorganisms. Later that decade, preservation of various food products was tested at the West Virginia Agriculture station. […]

The pending implementation of FSMA has put the food processing industry on high-alert around issues of food safety. Where does sanitary design fit into this safe new world? Food processing equipment manufacturers have long worked toward optimizing design to meet the greatest standards of hygiene and efficiency. With ill-defined standards, that hasn’t always been easy. […]

Dave Krishock, Kansas State University, Grain Science Industry

PROCESS EXPO | Expert in Residence Hydrocolloids and Specialty Starches Dave Krishock | Kansas State University Or do you know them as gums/stabilizers and modified starches? I recently presented two lectures to my Baking Science II students at Kansas State University, the first on Specialty Starches (Not Wheat or Maize) and the second on Hydrocolloids, […]

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Consumer demand for premium products is changing the face of the food processing industry, from ingredients to packaging to equipment. Twenty-first-century consumers expect not only premium quality, but a degree of personalization that speaks to their particular health needs, tastes, and lifestyle. Andy Juarez deals with the day-to-day ramifications of the soaring popularity of premium […]

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The food processing industry has always been attentive to the ingredients that go into its products. But we’re living in a time when that scrutiny is coming from without as well as within. From impending food safety legislation to contemporary consumer preferences, the relationship between food processors and their ingredients has never been so vital. […]

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In this series, FPSA members share their experiences at PROCESS EXPO and offer insights into how to maximize trade show ROI. Today’s interviewee is Camilla Howard, the Marketing Director at thermal food processing equipment manufacturer Unitherm Food Systems. How was your experience at PROCESS EXPO 2015? Very successful. PROCESS EXPO is always our favorite show, […]

Dave Krishock, Kansas State University, Grain Science Industry

PROCESS EXPO | Expert in Residence Millennials Again? Dave Krishock | Kansas State University Another article about Millenials and their self-centered, tech enamored, job-hopping tendencies will be the downfall of the American workplace? Not quite! Look at the picture below: The five students show above are currently upperclassmen and women in the Bakery Science and […]

Steve Smith, Purdue University, Department of Food Science

PROCESS EXPO | Expert in Residence E-Beam Package Sterilization Steve Smith | Purdue University In aseptic processing and packaging, you must pre-sterilize both the package and the product before you seal the product into the package. Traditionally, companies have used three methods of package sterilization: Steam or superheated steam. Other than for sterilizing metal cans, […]