Food Processing & Preparation

Material Handling & Storage, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Dual-Chamber Bottle separates dry ingredients and liquids.

January 22, 2015

Available in sizes ranging from 5–60 mL, New Shaker single-dose bottle stores dry, functional-ingredient powders in plug and plunger located under cap, with flavored liquid contained in bottle. Separation helps keep dry ingredients as stable and fresh as possible and prevents degradation. To use, consumer screws cap down, past safety ring, until cap rests on bottle shoulder. This causes plunger to press through plug, releasing dry powder into liquid below. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, HVAC, Food Processing & Preparation, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Sample Handling Products cover diverse applications.

January 22, 2015

Shakes, rockers, mixers, and stirrers are available for molecular and biological mixing applications, while peltier chiller or thermocyclers, which chill or heat samples, facilitate temperature-sensitive reactions. Homogenizers and liquid nitrogen cooler mortars blend, homogenize, or crush samples, while splash shields and fume hoods protect laboratory workers from injury and provide proper ventilation. Vacuum desiccators protect and preserve moisture-sensitive and hygroscopic materials. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Food and Produce Traceability System incorporates touchscreen.

January 20, 2015

Featuring washdown-resistant touchscreen that supports use in harsh conditions, SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) enables fresh food producers to process, label, and track their products from field to customer. System automatically generates bills of lading and verifies shipments, and user can track and organize products by pallet, lot, and case. Unit interfaces directly to any scale with digital output to serial or USB port. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Polycarbonate Gravity Bins feature portion control handle.

January 8, 2015

Offering 4 gallon and 8 gallon capacities, respectively, Models NG-4 and NG-8 allow bulk food products to be dispensed in controlled portion sizes. Depth of 18 in. fully utilizes standard retail shelf, which is typically 18–22 in. deep. Shelf retention strip is included.   Read More

Packaging Equipment, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Food Processing & Preparation

PP Clarifying Additive promotes thermoformed package aesthetics.

December 16, 2014

Millad® NX™ 8000 enhances polypropylene (PP) with clarity and bright appearance to convey quality and increase shelf appeal. Also, PP materials clarified with this fourth-generation clarifying agent exhibit increased sustainability. Product can be used in diverse processing methods, including injection molding, blow molding, and thermoforming, and is available in masterbatch and powder forms. Use of clarified PP for food trays and container bases enhances compatibility with PP films. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vegetable Sorting System has integrated, high-capacity design.

December 2, 2014

Singular system comprising 3-deck Iso-Flo® fines removal shaker or dewatering shaker, acceleration belt, and Manta® 2000 series digital sorter inspects up to 13,000 lb/hr of spinach, 12,000 lb/hr of cut romaine or iceberg lettuce, and 50,000 lb/hr of cut cabbage. Placed at receiving, after cutting, or after washing and drying, system is capable of removing 100% of foreign material with 0.5% false reject rate. GUI can reside on system and be accessed remotely via network or Internet. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

X-Ray Systems detect contaminants in bulk food ingredients.

November 28, 2014

With Xpert B400 and B600, food processors, growers, and packers can address potential contaminants in bulk materials such as seeds, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. Users can choose from conveyor belt widths of 400 and 600 mm, which run at max speed of 80 m/min. Typical detection sensitivities are 1–1.5 mm for metals and 3–4 mm for glass and rocks. Three guide types help products stay on conveyor belt, while adjustable metering device facilitates consistent product level for optimum detection. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Food Processing & Preparation

Color-Coded Cutting Boards help prevent cross contamination.

November 26, 2014

Available in 12 x 18, 15 x 20, and 18 x 24 in. sizes, each measuring ½ in. thick, Saf-T-Grip® Cutting Boards are double-sided, color-coded boards that help prevent cross contamination for HACCP compliance. NSF-certified boards optimize employee safety with anti-slip grip and have integrated hook that allows sanitary transport and storage. Offered in blue, brown, green, red, yellow, and white, co-polymer boards are dishwasher safe. Read More