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Plants that Hired Illegal Aliens Paid Unlawful Wages, Hired a Child

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Nov-23 Mon 17:16
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Three food processing plants in Mississippi, raided by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency last year, were found to have also paid workers below the minimum wage and one plant hired a child.

Weighing equipment can bring balance to produce processing bottom lines

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Nov-10 Tue 15:11
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Weighing equipment can bring balance to produce processing bottom lines— produceprocessing.net/article/weighi…

If there’s one lesson that COVID-19 has taught us it’s that flexibility will be one of our greatest tools going forward. The pandemic has presented labor complications and created volatility in terms of consumer demand. 

As a result, processors have had to find ways to respond quickly, sometimes with minimal staff, all while maintaining high food safety standards and reducing waste. Those challenges have been enormous. Three companies explain how weighing equipment can bring balance to your bottom line.

Food processing equipment giant Reiser to have virtual trade show

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-13 Tue 10:27
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Reiser, a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment solutions for the produce, sausage, meat, poultry, seafood, prepared food, bakery, cheese and pet food industries, has announced that registration is open for the Reiser 2020 Virtual Trade Show, an online, live event, to be held Nov. 2-6, 2020.

Vanmark presents clean-in-place system for potato processing equipment

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-02 Fri 08:52
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Industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer Vanmark has introduced a new option to its Peeler/Scrubber/Washers that automatically and effectively cleans the peeler bed and rolls in as little as 10 minutes — allowing for cleaning during production and dramatically reducing downtime…

Protecting the safety of agri-food workers through the Emergency Processing Fund

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-04 Fri 09:54
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The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, was at Exceldor Cooperative in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec, today to announce a number of initial projects funded under the $77.5 million Emergency Processing Fund.

Governments Help Ontario Food Processors become more Innovative and Competitive: Funding will improve food safety and productivity

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-27 Thu 09:35
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The Governments of Canada and Ontario are providing more than $5.4 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help food processing businesses improve food safety, increase labour productivity and enable better access markets. These strategic investments will support more than 75 projects across Ontario and strengthen the province’s crucial agri-food supply chain.

New processing facility on Vancouver Island could help expand local food production

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-25 Tue 14:43
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An old fish processing plant in Port Alberni, B.C., has been given new life as a place where food companies can make their products with the goal of increasing business and provide more food sector jobs in the community.

In-basket cleaning: Cutting produce loss to the maximum

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-12 Wed 09:36
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After the Covid-19 crisis, consumers are paying more attention to food safety, making higher demands on fruit and vegetable processing enterprises. Cleaning is an important step in possessing fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Efficient and convenient cleaning equipment not only helps to improve a…

Walmart Canada: Major $3.5bln investment over the next 5 years

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-21 Tue 09:15
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US: Lowes Foods highlights produce prep stations in new adLowes Foods has launched a new marketing campaign called “Choptober” to highlight its Pick and Prep stations that slice, dice, seed and prepare fresh produce for customers while they shop in stores. At the heart of the campaign is a humorous ad…

World's largest cricket processing plant coming to London, Ont.

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Submitted by Andrew Simard on 2020-Jul-20 Mon 09:30
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Aspire Food Group, a global industry leader in the production of edible insects, will soon begin building the world's largest cricket processing plant in London, Ont.

'Space and budget constraints result in a need to be inventive with machine solutions'

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Submitted by Andrew Simard on 2020-Jul-20 Mon 09:27
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More and more companies are trying to diversify their product lines in order to be able to adapt to changes in the market. In an increasingly globalized and everchanging fruit and vegetable sector growers, packhouses and processors are looking for flexibility for their daily operations. ProEx Food LLC.…

New Surrey food hub opens opportunities for business in Fraser Valley

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Submitted by Andrew Simard on 2020-Jul-17 Fri 13:50
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Producers and processors in Surrey and the Fraser Valley can now develop and grow their processing businesses at the newly opened Plenty & Grace Food Hub & Innovation Centre.