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ROHA Food Colors, USA, achieves SQF certification

January 8, 2013

ROHA Food Colors, USA, achieves Safe Quality Food Certification for its newly expanded St. Louis facility.


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Highlights from iba

December 12, 2012
The six-day fair in Munich showcased a wide product spectrum for the baking and confectionery sector, with more than 1,100 exhibitors that transformed the Messe München exhibit hall into ‘the world’s largest bakery.’


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Between the lines

December 10, 2012
Seeking to replace an outdated laminator or sheeter? You’ll find plenty of new replacements to meet your current and future needs.


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Equipment Briefs: December 2012

December 10, 2012
Read about new snack and bakery industry equipment.


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How to use statistical process controls

December 10, 2012
If your customers require a system to eliminate all nonconforming products—in other words, a 100%-specification system—will your manufacturing plant survive? 


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The benefits of sustainable initiatives

December 9, 2012
Bakers and snack food manufacturers are realizing the benefits of sustainability initiatives from both environmental and profit perspectives.


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FDA closes Sunland Inc.’s New Mexico plant

November 30, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suspends the registration of Sunland Inc.'s New Mexico food facility as a result of the recent Salmonella Bredeney outbreak that sickened 41 people across 20 states.


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Validation through the FSMA lens

November 13, 2012
There has been much anticipation about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations unfolding since January 2011, and we will likely be waiting until after the presidential election before key rules are revealed and the industry has an opportunity to review and comment on these elements. 


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Perfecting purple chip production

November 12, 2012
Axium Foods’ 130,000-sq.-ft, corn-based snacks operation in South Beloit, Ill., has expanded several times, thanks in part to the success of the many private-label products it packs and products it copacks. It’s also launching its own line of Mystic Harvest purple tortilla chips, which contain powerful antioxidants. Outfitted with seven highly flexible production lines, Axium produces 150 different stock-keeping units of snacks each week.


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Mondelez set to shutter Toronto bakery next year

November 8, 2012

Affecting 550 jobs, the closing of a Toronto bakery by Mondelez International Inc.'s Canadian division is expected to take place in the third quarter of 2013. The facility has produced cookies and crackers since 1948 and employs about 550 people. The company says it will shift some production to facilities in Toronto and Montreal.


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New chips off the old block

Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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Come check out the latest edition of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery! This month's edition features a special look into the family-owned Ballreich Bros. manufacturer in Tiffin, Ohio.

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