Jedwards Now Offers Organic Aloe, Beeswax and Castor Oils
Jedwards, a supplier of specialty oils and butters, now offers an even greater range of certified organic products including organic pomegranate, beeswax, aloe vera powder gel and castor oil. Pomegranate is great for use in high-end cosmetic applications because of its antioxidant properties. Beeswax can be used in lotions, balms and body butters for stiffness and as an emulsifier to bind the oil-based and water-based ingredients. Castor oil is used in cosmetics as an emollient to maintain soft and supple skin. 100 percent organic aloe vera powder gel is also available for purchase.
Jedwards, 617.472.9300 • www.bulknaturaloils.com
New System Creates Flexible Safety Zone Around Process Equipment
Castell’s new QuadCam safety system uses 3-dimensional imaging technology to eliminate the potential for human error or tampering with machine guarding equipment in food processing environments. The 3D detection technology identifies objects and people moving in and around machinery, distinguishing between one or more persons with real-time tracking of all people within its field of view. Machinery cannot be restarted until the entire detection zone is clear of unauthorized objects and people. The highly accurate detection system ignores background objects, avoiding nuisance alarms. The flexible system also allows users to define warning and shutdown zones.
Castell Interlocks Inc., 859.341.3075 • www.Castell.com
Mooreganics Introduces New Functional Flavors
A flavor contributes just flavor to a product, but A.M. Todd’s new “organic functional flavors” can contribute a wide range of flavors as well as various functional aspects, such as color and nutrients (antioxidants, polyphenols, botanical extracts)—all in a single system. Within A.M. Todd, there are several divisions that offer organic ingredients and flavors, botanical extracts and citrus ingredients. Bringing these together in one functional ingredient eliminates having to source all these ingredients separately and ensures that everything tastes well together. These functional flavors also limit operational overhead and liability and help narrow information and origin trails.
A.M. Todd/Mooreganics, 269.216.2689 • www.mooreganics.com
New Flexible Silo From Spiroflow Adds To Storage Flexibility
A new flexible line of silos that lets food processors quickly, safely and economically expand their storage capability for interlocking materials and ingredients is now available. “Spirostore” Flexible Silos are made of a robust, durable and yet flexible polyester fabric supported on a steel frame. The silos can store up to 7,000 square feet of dry bulk material and support weights up to 90,000 lbs. They are adapted to suit exact product specifications and how the product should be discharged.
Spiroflow Systems, Inc., 704.291.9595 • www.spiroflowsystems.com
Parker Products Offers A Gourmet Touch
Parker Products introduces new line of organic variegates, syrups and bases to help enhance culinary creations. This wide range of flavors includes Raspberry Rose, Blueberry Pomegranate and Lemon Ginger. Applications range from ice cream variegates to beverage syrups and bakery fillings. Parker’s new line is available in a range of pack size from bulk drums to gallon cases. Custom formulations available.
Parker Products, 817.336.7441 • www.parkerproducts.com
New PEF Pasteurization System Does Not Alter Flavor Of Foods Or Juices
Diversified Technologies now offers a pulsed electric field (PEF) pasteurization system which can achieve >5-log bacteria kill without heat or chemicals with any “pump-able” food product. This system pasteurizes liquefied food product in a chamber by employing brief pulses of very high voltage to achieve >5-log bacteria kill. This FDA-approved system will not alter the flavor or consistency of foods or juices and can be custom engineered to provide up to 10,000 LPH throughput, yet it requires much less energy than conventional pasteurization methods because of pulsing.
Diversified Technologies, Inc., 781.275.9444 • www.divtecs.com
New Wireless Temperature and Humidity Data Logger
Dickson’s Wireless Wizard data loggers can be monitored in real-time from a desktop PC or other computer workstation and totally eliminate the delays for data downloading and cumbersome cabling of other temperature and humidity data logger technology. This real-time monitoring solution saves hundreds of staff hours each year. It also offers up to nine days of data backup storage using the failsafe Dickson Data-Keep system. The Wizard features easy setup and network monitoring, easy-to-use software to manage all loggers from one desktop, a user-adjustable sampling rate, a six-month battery and battery indicator alarm. The Wizard is currently available as a North America-compliant solution. A worldwide solution will be available in late-2008. The Wizard is approved for Windows 2000 and XP but not for Vista.
Dickensons Data, 800.757.3747 • www.dicksondata.com