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10 Channels You Should Be Following On LinkedIn Pulse

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

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Of course I’m interested in those articles! They all are in my field, they help me do my job better and manage my time in the work place.

They also were all served up to me on LinkedIn Pulse, because LinkedIn knows exactly the topics that I want to learn more about. And just how do they know? Because I’ve followed the right LinkedIn Pulse channels.

Today, I want to help you find and follow articles on LinkedIn that you’re going to love reading every day.

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The 2 Best Ways To Dispense A 35 Lb. Container [Carboy] Of Edible Oil

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

35 Lb. Container (Carboy) of Olive Oil35 lb. containers are one of the most common edible oil packaging sizes. Also known as jug-in-box containers or carboys, they’re ideal for small manufacturing plants and restaurants. Anyone using hands-on production or who has limited storage space will find that they’re an ideal size.

Many customers ask us about the best ways to dispense from this packaging. Each box has a screw-on lid (about 2” wide) that, once removed, reveals a hole you can pour out of.

But sometimes that can be a messy and awkward way to get the oil out, so many use some sort of attachment to dispense from.

Here’s our two favorite ways to dispense from these 35 lb. containers, depending on what you’re doing with the oil.

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3 Ways For R&D Professionals To Reduce Food Manufacturing Costs

Posted by Rachel Zemser

3 Ways For R&D Professionals To Reduce Food Manufacturing CostsAsk any food scientist what they do in between their new product development projects and they will typically answer…. “cost reductions”.

Food manufacturers are under constant pressure to lower their ingredient, packaging and processing costs and the responsibility usually falls over into the R&D group. Cost reductions are challenging because the goal is usually to keep the product tasting the same, keep the ingredient statement the same, preferably keep the “order” of the ingredients the same — but at the same time, make the product less expensive.

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8 Great Food & Beverage Manufacturing Blogs You Should Read

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Earlier this week, we reviewed 7 Popular Industrial Manufacturing Blogs. But, since most of our customers are in the food manufacturing industry, I wanted to weigh-in with my favorite food and beverage manufacturing blogs.

These are the daily subscriptions I get delivered to my inbox every day, so that I can keep up to date on the industry.  I think you'll enjoy them as much as I do!

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7 Popular Industrial Manufacturing Blogs You Should Already Be Reading

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

As a marketing manager, I’m always on the lookout for information and education that I think would be worthwhile to share with our manufacturing customers. I scour the web every day to be able to share information from experts that can make your manufacturing run smoother and even make our own manufacturing line better.

Today, I’ve pulled together the most popular industrial manufacturing blogs for you to peruse. As a manufacturer ourselves, these are the blogs that we know help us— and they can help you too.

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Olive Pomace Oil: Good or Bad?

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Comparing the Pros & Cons of Olive Pomace OilOlive Pomace Oil is a much debated topic in today’s increasingly health-focused food industry. Is olive pomace oil good or is it bad?

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How Much Money Do Drums Save Over Cases of Bulk Edible Oil?

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

How Much Money Do Drums Save Over Cases of Bulk Edible Oil?When I was little, I remember grocery shopping with my mother. I always wanted the small bags of pre-packaged crackers, perfect for boxed lunches. But she taught me quickly – “See this little box? It’s $2.00 per ounce. See this big box? It’s $1.00 per ounce for the same exact thing.”

Surprise, surprise… We bought the big box.

Many of us have memories like this. And as adults, if we want to lower the cost of ingredients for our company, what’s the first thing that you think comes to mind? That’s right. We want to save money by switching to a larger packaging size.

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Expeller Pressed Canola Oil vs. Canola Oil

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Expeller Pressed Canola Oil vs. Canola OilCanola Oil is commonly used in food manufacturing. But did you know that there are 4 different kinds of canola oil available?

If you’re overseeing the procurement for your next manufactured food product, you’ll need to compare each type of canola oil to decide which is going to be the right fit.

This article will compare the two most common options-- expeller pressed canola oil vs. regular (often called ‘conventional’) canola oil. We’ll compare how they’re made, along with why you might want to choose one over the other.

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How Olive Pomace Oil Is Made

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

How Olive Pomace Oil Is MadeOlive Pomace Oil is the lowest grade of olive oil. It is used by manufacturers across the US and Canada.

Here’s an overview of how it’s produced. This will help you understand how the oil is made and decide if it is the right ingredient for your product.

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4 Reasons Food Manufacturers Are Switching To Organic Soybean Oil

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Food Manufacturing Sourcing | Organic Soybean OilAre you sourcing organic soybean oil?

Many manufacturers are these days. With the trend towards healthy, non-GMO and organic foods, many mainstream food manufacturers are sourcing organic alternatives for new clean product lines. With soybean oil being one of the top edible oils used in the food manufacturing industry today, it’s no surprise that this organic alternative is growing in popularity – and fast.

It’s also an easy switch for many manufacturer to change to. Here’s the top 4 reasons food manufacturers are switching from conventional soybean oil to certified organic soybean oil.

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