Technology for Today’s Food Production & Packaging Market
Vol. 26, No. 3
Raising the Bar
Hearthside Food Solutions’ 13
manufacturing plants and 5,000
employees manufacture snack
bars for some of the world’s
largest food companies.
Cover Story p. 10
Hearthside Food Solutions’ 13 manufacturing plants and
5,000 employees manufacture snack bars for some of the
world’s largest food companies.
10 Cover Story:
8 Industry Target:
Candy & Confections
16 Tech Niche:
20 Exclusive Feature:
Shelf Life Extension
Improving shelf life requires careful consideration of
22 Questions & Answers:
J. Tom Boer of Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp discusses the
dangers of ammonia refrigeration leaks.
24 Exclusive Feature:
Processors are implementing holistic approaches to
26 Product Spotlight:
Motors, Drives & Bearings
34 Industry Insider:
Robotic pick-and-place technology can help candy pro-
cessing facilities achieve higher levels of efficiency.
7 What's the Buzz?
— Insiders reflect on the latest news
14 Food Safety Update
— Developing a HACCP plan