Beyond its usual storage function, reclosable packaging is beginning to play a more active role, particularly with the meal and entrée kits being introduced to address the growing demand for semi-homemade foods.
Canned meats have, right or wrong, developed a reputation as a substandard product, made with the cheapest cuts and leftover trimmings, packed with preservatives. That is of course a false assumption, and one Keystone Meats works to change consumer perception about.
In-line weighing technology — properly used — can be a compass of sorts, pointing in the direction of huge economic value. Usually, the data doesn’t mark that trail like a car’s GPS; instead, it suggests landmarks to look for.
The symbiotic relationship between interleaving and stacking addresses consumer demand for convenience and portion control and is evolving to meet the protein industry’s need for higher levels of automation and hygienics.
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The June 2017 issue of Independent Processor features our cover story on how Wagonhoffer Meats is bringing back the rabbit as a healthy meat source, a preview of the 78th AAMP Convention, and much more.