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Emerging Technologies for Dairy Processing


At a session on Tuesday morning titled “Novel and Emerging Technologies for Dairy Foods Processing,” three speakers explored technologies that may enhance dairy processing today and in the future, including nanoencapsulation of bioactives, new… Read more

June 24, 2014 2:39 pm no comments

3D Printing Offers Customization, Optimization

Hod Lipson

While 3D printing has been around for nearly 30 years, its popularity has exploded in the last two to three years. “A lot of pieces were missing to make 3D printing work the way it does today,” explained Hod Lipson, director of Cornell… Read more

June 23, 2014 7:19 pm Kelly Hensel 1 comment

Advances in Pasteurization and Sterilization

Session 195 June 24; 8:30–10:00 a.m. Room 396 Consumers are increasingly aware of the taste, flavor, color, and nutritional value, as well as safety of the foods they eat. They demand safe foods that are both fresh and natural. Therefore,… Read more

June 23, 2014 8:00 am no comments

Feeding the Globe By Decreasing Food Waste

food waste

Session 101 June 23; 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Room 295 Feeding the world will become increasingly difficult as various factors such as weather/climate change, storage, and processing/packaging begin to impact consumer food choices and… Read more

June 22, 2014 10:00 am Kelly Hensel 1 comment

Advances in High Pressure Processing: Case Studies

Session 78 June 23; 8:30–10 a.m. Room 292 Looking for the lowdown on high pressure processing? If so, then this Monday morning session may be for you. High pressure processing (HPP) is a cutting-edge nonthermal technology in which sealed… Read more

June 22, 2014 8:30 am Mary Ellen Kuhn no comments

FTIR and NIR Spectroscopy Rapidly Assess the Quality of Foods

Session 076 June 23; 8:30–10:00 a.m. Room 391 Increasing public demand for high quality and safe food, together with the globalization of food production, has resulted in an enormous increase in food standards. In order to satisfy this… Read more

June 22, 2014 8:00 am no comments

Innovative Processing Methods for Food Safety

Session 037 June 22; 1:30–3:00 p.m. Room 396 Achieving safe and high-quality foods is a balancing act of food processing and food preservation. Safe foods are connoted with over-cooked and over-processed, while good quality is usually… Read more

June 21, 2014 3:00 pm no comments

The Future of Smart Packaging

Session 008 June 22; 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Room 391 Food packaging plays a vital role in preserving food throughout the distribution chain. Packaging exists to make our life easier, contain our food, protect it from the outside environment,… Read more

June 21, 2014 10:30 am Kelly Hensel 4 comments

Food Nanotechnology: Fundamentals, Applications, and Regulatory

Session 001 June 22; 7:15–8:15 a.m. Room 391 Nanoscale science, engineering, and technology are rapidly advancing and hold great potential for applications throughout the food system from products to packaging. To fully realize the benefits… Read more

June 21, 2014 9:00 am no comments

ACQUITY QDa Detector


ACQUITY QDa Detector is a mass detector built around the needs of analytical scientists for chromatographic analysis. Robust, reliable and requiring no sample adjustments, it just integrates with your current LC, ACQUITY UPLC, ACQUITY UPC2 and… Read more

June 16, 2014 4:21 pm no comments

XBW Boot Scrubber

Boot Scrubber

Meritech’s XBW Continuous Boot Scrubbing System feature: Photoeye Operation, Optional Bi-Directional, Adjustable Sole Depth, Ready Indicator Light, Washing Indicator Light, Emergency Stop, Tool-less Brush Removal, Soap Empty Indicator Light, Soap… Read more

June 16, 2014 4:20 pm no comments

ColorFlex EZ Coffee

Hunter Labe ColorFlex

The easy-to-use ColorFlex EZ Coffee is specifically designed to accurately measure the color of ground roast coffee, including freeze-dried granules and instant coffee powders. This accuracy is achieved by using 45°/0° optical geometry, the only… Read more

June 16, 2014 4:11 pm no comments

PDS-100 Programmable Dispenser

PDS-100 Dispensing

The PDS-100 dispensing system which integrates FMI’s valveless pump technology with precision stepper motor control. Pump heads are integrally mounted to control unit, which includes precision stepper motors, drivers, and electronics, all housed… Read more

June 16, 2014 4:06 pm no comments

AlerTox Egg

AlerTox Sticks

AlerTox Egg is a simple test that detects egg white (ovalbumin) in foods and on surfaces. Sensitive to 1 ppm ovalbumin / egg white. Results in less than 15 min. No scientific knowledge or lab setup required. Easy-to-interpret results. Emport LLC,… Read more

June 16, 2014 4:03 pm no comments

Ultrasonic Nozzle for Mini Spray Dryer B-290

Buchi mini spray dryer

The Mini Spray Dryer B-290 is now upgradable with the new Ultrasonic Package and allows users to significantly increase their application possibilities. The new Ultrasonic Nozzle produces significant larger particles (10-60 μm) for better… Read more

June 16, 2014 3:56 pm no comments

RFM340+ Refractometer

RFM340+ Refractometer

The RFM300+ Series of Peltier temperature controlled high accuracy refractometers has been upgraded so that more than 4,000 results can now be stored for review & download. A new high definition display provides high contrast visibility and… Read more

June 6, 2014 5:51 pm no comments



Excellent evaporation performance in a low cost option. Designed as a specialized version of the renowned Artisan 1 sq ft Rototherm E with increased capacity for lighter duty applications. Process heat-sensitive materials for superior product… Read more

June 6, 2014 5:37 pm no comments



RapidOxy works directly on the whole sample, making preliminary sample preparation unnecessary. It is an accelerated test method for testing the oxidation stability of: Vegetable and animal oils and fats like margarine, butter, and edible oils…. Read more

June 6, 2014 5:33 pm no comments

Innovative Multi-Hurdle Technology Concepts: A Key to Bacterial Spore Control

Bacterial Spores

Hot Topic Session 154 Monday, June 23; 1:30–3:00 p.m. Room 395 Successful innovation requires maintaining the steady progression from research in the pilot plant and laboratory to the commercial marketplace to meet consumer demand for… Read more

May 23, 2014 11:29 am Kelly Hensel no comments

Hod Lipson Explores 3D Printing for Food

Hod Lipson

Beacon Lecturer Monday, June 23  |  4:00 – 4:45 p.m.  For the past several years, one of the special features of the Scientific Program has been inclusion of at least two Beacon Lecturers. Beacon Lecturers are invited because each brings an… Read more

May 22, 2014 1:41 pm Kelly Hensel 3 comments