Items Tagged with 'phosphates'


Food industry reassessing phosphates?

The food industry is researching and testing natural alternatives to inorganic phosphates, due to recent health concerns.
Due to ingredients such as phosphates, processors of lunch meat, sausage, ham, canned fish and processed meats can offer long-lasting, moist and tender products.
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Phosphates Serve to Improve Meat Quality

There’s a great deal of confusion about the term “natural” when it comes to food and beverage marketing, as product developers have been given very little guidance from federal authorities regarding its use. At best, the FDA disqualifies some ingredients from being called natural, as they have been deemed artificial or synthetic.
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Reduction resolution

In case you were not listening this past year, sodium has become one of a number of evils in the food industry. As a result, food manufacturers are
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Time vs. Intensity

Most whole-muscle products today are made using a process that is called either tumbling, massaging or mixing. Regardless of the name of the process, the main idea is to apply
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Refresher on phosphates

When processors are looking to enhance the texture and improve moisture retention in their protein products, one option they can turn to is the use of approved phosphates in their formulations. The two beneficial effects of phosphates in meat and poultry products are moisture retention and flavor protection.
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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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2015 April

The April issue of NP offers cover story: Monogram Foods: Intrinsic growth.

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Independent Processor


April 2015

IP's April issue freatures cover story: An open book, Kiolbassa Provision’s management style stresses a values-based corporate culture and total transparency for its employees.

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