Converting from conventional to robotic packaging offers a cost-saving, productivity-improving solution for food processors faced with labor challenges, product integrity concerns, floor space limitations and the need for flexibility in packaging applications.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) has announced the launch of a Spanish language version of the PROCESS EXPO website as the first part of a comprehensive program to inform Latin American food processing professionals about the benefits of participating in PROCESS EXPO, taking place November 1-4, 2011 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Campbell Wrapper Corporation’s full servo driven On-Edge Revolution Horizontal Flow Wrapper features a sanitary modular design with a cantilevered tube forming section that allows debris to fall away from internal drive components while providing an attractive wrap for a variety of products including cookies, crackers, frozen hash browns and frozen meat patties at speeds ranging from 50 - 150 packages/min.
Anritsu’s KD7447DWH X-ray inspection system uses advanced High Definition (HD) sensor and image processing technology to automatically and simultaneously detect contaminants (metal specifications of 0.8 – 1.5mm ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless metals), underweight conditions and other packaging anomalies in finished cased food products.
Euro-USA Trading Co. Inc., North Franklin, CT, is introducing Jovial First Ever Einkorn Whole Grain Pasta, an innovative health food brand. Einkorn in the oldest species of cultivated wheat and has outstanding nutritional content, compared with common bread wheat.