New equipment innovations like automatic casing loading, stabilizing systems that eliminate bent horns and precision line control are now helping processors eliminate stops and starts and operate continuously at the best pace to optimize smokehouse loading efficiency. Intelligent emulsifying and real time process monitoring improve quality, near-perfect weight within very tight parameters is now attainable, and filling department hygiene can now be safer than ever.
Meat and poultry processors are under pressure to reduce foreign matter contamination. Even the best detection technology will not prevent this. To reduce product loss and risk of recall, processors need to find ways to address the root causes of this pervasive problem. Safari Belting Systems, Inc. is designing new belting materials better suited to today’s processing environments making a positive impact on food safety performance.
American foodies have shown their desire for clean labels, interesting and ethnic choices and an interesting product narrative through their purchasing habits and patterns. France’s dry cured Bayonne Ham carries all the attributes US consumers want in a versatile and well-established brand. Through Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) by the European Union, authenticity, regionality and only the use of clean, traditional ingredients and methods are guaranteed in every Bayonne Ham.