Articles by Romy Schafer

A look at dividers, rounders and depositors

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New and redesigned dividers, rounders and depositors are helping bakers do more than just process dough. They’re enabling them to improve their weight accuracy, productivity, sanitation, flexibility and more.


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The benefits of fruits and superfruits

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Exotic superfruits aren’t the only fruits in town loaded with health benefits, consumers are discovering. Many perennial favorites like cherries, blueberries and raspberries are packed with vitamins, antioxidants and other nutrients. 


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A Look at tortilla trends

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The popularity of Hispanic cuisine, interest in better-for-you foods and mealtime versatility are just some of the reasons why consumers and foodservice operators are buying more tortillas. 


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A look at pans and pan-handling equipment for the baking industry

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New and redesigned pan-handling equipment, pans and pan coatings can help bakers and snack producers address production costs, downtime, changeover times and a host of other issues.


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Cleaning up on standard procedures

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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.


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Beyond thickening and texturizing

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Consumer and industry demands prompt manufacturers to search for gums and starches that do more than just thicken and texturize formulations. Ingredient suppliers are stepping up to the mixing bowl and developing functional ingredients for gluten-free, clean-label, and nonallergenic, GMO-free and low-calorie products.


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Processing Technology: Ingredient-Handling Equipment

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The right ingredient-handling equipment can do more for a baker and snack manufacturer than simply handle ingredients. It can reduce energy and ingredients costs, improve production line efficiency, address sanitation issues, reduce changeover times and more.


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Inclusions update

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Consumers seek better-for-you baked goods and snacks that taste good, are packed with nutritious ingredients and fit their lifestyles. Ingredient manufacturers are providing what bakers and snack manufacturers need to develop products to meet those important consumer demands.


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Movement improvements

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Bakers and snack manufacturers planning to replace or upgrade their conveyor systems this year will find plenty of new conveyor systems and belts to meet their needs.


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BakingTech 2014, BEMA Winter Summit to convene in Chicago

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Plenty of educational sessions, networking opportunities and tabletop exhibits make BEMA’s Winter Summit on March 1 and the American Society of Baking’s BakingTech 2014, March 2-4 in Chicago, must-attend events for baking professionals and industry allieds. Both gatherings will be held at the Marriott in downtown Chicago.


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