Imperial Sugar® Company is the producer of products under the labels of Imperial Pure Cane Sugar®, Dixie Crystals® and Holly®. Imperial Sugar products are sold in most grocery/retail stores and to industrial and foodservice customers. By HighJump Software
From the very beginning, Pepe’s made all of the food for its restaurants in one location to keep a better grip on production costs, quality control and uniformity. Even in the restaurant’s early days, the company utilized pouch technology for storing and transporting its products. The use of pouches is popular now, but 40 years ago it was not in mainstream use. By Jim McMahon
HB Meats located in Irving, Texas, specializes in processing high end meats for various restaurant chains in the Dallas area. Started in 1990 with two employees, HB Meats has grown to 36 employees and processes over 2.5 million pounds of product per year
FSMA’s seventh rule, the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food, will go into effect March 31. Previously, it was just guidelines set forth by the FDA; now, it’s a law for those involved in the transportation of perishables to meet requirements in sanitation, temperature control, and record keeping. Full text of the FDA’s guidelines and who is covered can be found in the above link.
Novel food technologies are a new trend in food processing. The ability of innovative methods to transform, preserve, and tailor foods with improved functional and nutritional values has created global interest in their development. Foods that are processed in a less-severe manner can be safer, fresher, more natural, and additive-free. Using these innovative approaches, some foods also can be stored for longer periods.
The cold chain is the uninterrupted path along which temperature-sensitive products travel from the manufacturer to the consumer and plays a major role in the food industry’s supply chain. But, a successful cold chain requires monitoring and validating all of the cold chain’s components. Here are a few guidelines to help ensure your company’s cold chain is effective and efficient.
Anywhere you look these days, people talk about big data. Whether you are in the technology industry, the retail industry, the supply chain and logistics industry, or any other industry, there is no doubt that big data plays a part.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (signed by President Obama in January 2011), and the e-Pedigree law, set to take effect in January 2015 should drive demand for Intelleflex’ solutions, and asset tracking technologies in general
According to the CDC approximately one in six Americans is sickened each year by food borne illnesses. That’s nearly 48 million preventable illnesses. The best prevention, according to the FDA, is to properly treat or cook the food and then to chill it to temperatures that prevent the growth of pathogen and the formation of toxins.
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