Case Studies

Some new end-user experience crops up here each week; watch for innovative technology and ingredients, issues and other studies to appear in this section.

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MAP Check 3 boosts efficiency at leading Scandinavian snack maker

March 5, 2014

KiMs, one of Scandinavia’s leading snack food producers, continually strives for efficiency improvements.One of the first areas the company looked at was the quality-assurance testing on the modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) line at its factory in central Denmark. After doing so, it decided to invest in Dansensor’s new MAP Check 3 on-line gas analyzers on three of the plant’s MAP lines.


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General Mills leverages external partnerships

January 16, 2014

General Mills leverages external partnerships to grow its convenience business through innovation


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Food Plant of the Future webinar looks at wastewater management trends and solutions

November 12, 2013

Increasing costs from an aging infrastructure and growing demand, coupled with greater pollutant restrictions and other factors, are prompting food and beverage providers to examine their wastewater management strategies. “The Future of Wastewater Management,” the most recent Food Plant of the Future webinar sponsored by Hixson Architecture & Engineering and bnp publications, looks at a variety of strategies, technologies and processes for minimizing costs associated with water and wastewater.


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Heat recovery is a fuel-saving winner at Wyandot

September 26, 2013
With four tortilla chip ovens operating for three shifts, five days a week, Wyandot Inc., a full-service snack food processor in Marion, Ohio, saw an opportunity to use the energy going out of its exhaust stacks.
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Improving packaging productivity at Spain’s Grupo Siro

September 25, 2013
Grupo Siro, one of the largest industrial groups in Spain’s food industry, manufactures bread products and baked goods and exports them to a distributor in the U.S.
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Cryogenic flour chilling system helps Coles make quality frozen breads -- with a twist

September 9, 2013
Founded as a neighborhood bakery in 1943, Coles Quality Foods, Inc. (Grand Rapids, Mich.) became synonymous with frozen garlic bread when it established the category in the 1970s.
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Nature's Path on the right track with snack bars

August 28, 2013
The family owned company doubled the output of its organic rice and granola bars after installing a new packaging line.
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Calgary Italian Bakery Case Study

September 4, 2012
Find out how Calgary Italian Bakery, one of the largest independent bakeries in western Canada, producing baked goods to restaurants such as Five Guys Burgers and Fries,  was able to slash its paper costs by more than $2,000 a year, increase delivery efficiency and accuracy  and save on administrative staffing by two-and-a-half hours a week using mobile hand-held technology. The bakery is now able to record returns, reconcile orders, print orders and capture customer signatures all on one device.


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Case Study: ToolBox/Orlando Baking Co. Thinking Inside the Box

August 21, 2012

 

A new, paperless dispatching system lets The Orlando Baking Co. fill its orders more efficiently as it helps control inventory and reduce labor costs.


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A Look Back at Baking

We’re celebrating our magazine’s centennial anniversary by taking a look back at the bygone days of the baking and snack food industries and their progress through the years. Here’s a retrospective look at the baking industry.
April 23, 2012
It doesn’t feel like Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery is 100 years old, and that’s partly because we have changed names, formats, management, ownership and staffs several times throughout our long existence.
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