Application Notes & Case Studies

  1. Contaminant Detection For Candies, Sweets And Gums
    5/25/2017

    In today’s competitive marketplace sweets manufacturers need to provide the highest quality products. From inspecting for foreign body contaminants to complying with international food safety regulations, it is vital producers of jelly sweets, candies and hard gums implement effective food safety programs to safeguard their brand reputation and to prevent customer complaints.

  2. Inside A Chocolate Manufacturer's Product Inspection Operations
    5/25/2017

    Each year Thorntons produces over 20 million tons of confectionery at their main headquarters and UK production site in Derbyshire. The company’s wide range of products is sold through a direct network of 249 shops, 186 franchises, internet orders and retailers, both in the UK and internationally. In fact, the company exports products to more than 30 countries.

  3. Benefits Of Tumble Blending In The Food Industry
    5/15/2017

    A tumble blender is a rotating device that comes in a variety of geometries, the most common being the symmetrical V-shaped or double-cone configurations. The vessel is partially loaded with product and rotated at operating speeds in the range of 5 to 25 revolutions per minute. Diffusion is the main mechanism for mixing: batch materials cascade down, distributing particles over a freshly exposed surface as the vessel rotates on a horizontal axis.

  4. Leading Chips Exporter Installs State-Of-The-Art Peeling And Optical Sorting Technology And Reduces Waste
    4/28/2017

    After 15 years of development, Kaida (Beijing Kaida Hengye Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd) has grown into a leading vegetable and fruit chips exporter in China.

  5. Improving Dairy Wastewater Costs
    4/19/2017

    Like many dairy processing facilities, this one uses a DAF to remove protein, fats, oils, grease and suspended solids from the wastewater stream. DAF operations use chemical coagulant and flocculant to increase solid particle size.

  6. Real-Time Control System Optimises Phosphorus Removal In The Dairy Industry
    4/19/2017

    Typically, milk contains 1 gram of phosphorus (P) per liter. Production changes, cleanings, and product losses contribute to fl uctuating phosphorus con-centrations.

  7. Lost Product Detection And Prevention Using TOC Monitoring
    4/19/2017

    The international dairy industry accepts a “standard” lost product figure of 2-3% annually. Even with a these low percentages, the loss can be very high in monetary terms. The cost of spilt milk is definitely worth shedding some tears.

  8. Online Organics Analysis In The Food Industry
    4/19/2017

    Maximize production yield by quickly detecting product loss events to take corrective actions and improve production management processes to prevent future product loss.

  9. How Online TOC Monitoring Cuts Costs And Product Loss
    4/19/2017

    Glanbia, Ireland’s largest dairy processor, relied on grab samples and laboratory measurements to determine the levels of waste from each of its plants. This application note will show the benefits the company experienced, such as meeting its product loss and treatment objectives with minimal maintenance, the company experienced after implementing an in-house, wastewater treatment plant.

  10. Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Implements Tomra Sorting Food Technology To Continue Expansion
    3/20/2017

    For more than 40 years, Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen has supplied high quality salads and side dishes, using only premium ingredients including locally grown potatoes and fresh vegetables. Based in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the business places great emphasis on the quality of its raw materials - ensuring its products are fresh - and looks to exceed expectations.