Monthly Archives: May 2017

The 3-A Symbol — A Mark of Excellence in Food Processing

When we are ready to make a sizeable investment in equipment, many of us value certifications, from the UL stamp to ISO. These marks are easy-to-understand signs that the products we are purchasing are endorsed for a given task. For those of us in the food-processing industry, the most sought-after certification is the 3-A symbol […]

Farm-to-Table Food? Keep it Fresh with Flexible Packaging

As a 36-year veteran of the food industry with a master’s degree in food process engineering, it really irks me when people vilify “processed foods.” It is as incorrect as most other generalizations. People have been “processing” foods since the beginning of time, which met the challenge of preserving that food. Today, flexible packaging also […]