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Quality Ingredients expands Minnesota ingredient-processing facility

The Burnsville, Minn.-based custom powdered ingredient systems provider broadens its spray-dry capabilities through the acquisition of both equipment and expertise. Augmenting Quality’s custom formulation, spray-drying, spray-chilling and dry-blending services will be additional tall-form spray dryers suited for applications with highly-specialized toll manufacturing needs, including flavors, functional ingredients and dietary supplements.


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Programmed for Success

 

Bakeries and snack producers looking to reduce labor, production, packaging and distribution costs, as well as improve efficiencies in these areas and
others, are finding their solutions in today’s robotic equipment.


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Custom food colors made safely with raw materials

Sensient Colors, L.L.C., St. Louis, says its premium level of sourcing and quality standards for natural color safety result in custom colors that originate from strictly qualified global sources. The products are made under the highest levels of safety. The unit of Sensient Technologies supplies innovative food color and proprietary technologies using advanced technologies and color expertise.


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‘Green’ Performance with Purpose

Frito-Lay North America’s core snack food production facility in Casa Grande, Ariz., may be the most sustainable food facility in the U.S.
Chipping in for a “greener” future, Frito-Lay North America’s snack manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Ariz., is the company’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold snack unit—a remarkable achievement in its own right. But the plant, which Frito-Lay calls its Near Net Zero project showcase, is also the result of a highly ambitious sustainability project that took the location “off the grids,” running primarily on renewable energy sources and recycled water, while producing zero landfill waste. The plant could be the most sustainable food production facility of its kind in the U.S.
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Steel belts for baking and more

When it comes to baking, steel belts can be exposed to extreme mechanical and thermal stress. Made to match these high demands with superior quality and reliability, Berndorf Band Engineering’s steel belts withstand a high number of load cycles and fluctuating operating temperatures.


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United Biscuits separates its snacks business

United Biscuits says it has separated its snacks business after various rumors over recent weeks, signaling the possibility of a sale, and names ex-Kraft U.K. president as the new chief executive to head up the business. The snacks business will also be renamed KP Snacks.


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