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We recently talked with Rich Scalise, chairman and CEO of Hearthside Food Solutions, Downers Grove, Ill. Scalise is the new chairman of the American Bakers Association (ABA), Washington, and he had much to say about his new industry role, plans for the association and what shapes the baking industry.
The American Bakers Association commends five U.S. representatives for introducing legislation to protect consumers and advance food safety.
Ed Lonergan, CEO of Chiquita Brands International, and Don Zietlow, president and CEO of Kwik Trip Inc., discussed their commitment to food safety at a keynote presentation on April 9 at the 16th Annual Food Safety Summit in Baltimore.
PMMI, The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies, Reston, Va., will help manufacturers from around the world discover solutions from North America’s top innovators at interpack, held May 8-14 at Messe Dusseldorf in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Family-owned Ballreich Bros., Tiffin, Ohio, has a large fan base that pines for its various potato chips as well as crispy new shoestring potato sticks, popcorn, pretzels and other snacks.
Ballreich Bros.’ 75,000-sq.-ft. potato chip and snack plant churns out 2,000-5,000 lb. of product an hour. Manufacturing product on a just-in-time basis, the family owned and operated company in Tiffin, Ohio, also produces new Sweet Potato Chips and shoestring Potato Sticks in three flavors.
More first-time exhibitors and exhibitor presentations will greet attendees at the Food Safety Summit, a BNP Media event scheduled for April 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.
Implementing stringent equipment maintenance and sanitation programs in their facilities will enable bakers and snack producers to better comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act. New and improved equipment and supplies make the job easier.
With March, the winds of change are here, and bakers and snack food companies may get the urge to make some updates to their operations, and do a little spring cleaning. One thing already budding in this issue is an unusual production process for bread.
Recent developments across the globe have put an increasing focus on the traceability of foods. In an effort to better protect public health from foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls, governments across the world are in the process of implementing new regulations around food traceability. The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announces a new Journal of Food Science supplement on this topic.
Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year.
The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
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Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.