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What is food-grade stainless steel?

Posted by Katie Larrimore on Jun 26, 2019 5:20:00 PM

Food safety is the highest priority for consumers and producers alike. When you think of food production, stainless steel may not be something that typically comes to mind, but perhaps it should. 

Stainless steel plays a crucial part in the production and safety of our food. In the food processing industry, stainless steel is used throughout the entire process from harvesting, handling, and storing, to cooking and serving. About 200,000 tons of stainless steel is used each year by the food processing industry in North America alone.

To be recognized as stainless steel, the composition must have a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass and a maximum of 1.2% carbon by mass. 

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Top 7 Food and Beverage Industry Trends in 2019

Posted by Katie Larrimore on Jun 12, 2019 6:00:12 PM

Fact: every single person in the world relies on the food and beverage industry.

No pressure, right?

With the population growing quickly and many consumers living fast-paced lifestyles, the food and beverage (“F&B”) industry must constantly adapt to become more energy efficient, globally sustainable, cost efficient, and health conscious. The food and beverage industry includes every aspect of a food or beverage’s production, from how its ingredients are obtained, to how it is processed, distributed, or consumed, and everything in between. One thing remains the same in this industry - consumers want their foods and beverages faster, safer, and cheaper.

Here’s our list of the top 7 F&B trends for 2019:

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