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OPERATIONS

when it comes to perishables,
especially when it comes to managing shrink,
The company says moving
fresh foods through the supply
chain with corrugated boxes can
result in crushed or damaged
packaging, leading to damaged
products, which chips away at
profits.
Tosca says its RPCs are creating a smarter way to move fresh
foods, resulting in significant savings through reduced shrink and
greater supply chain efficiencies.
"Based on a recent conversion
by a national grocery retailer,
Tosca's RPCs were able to reduce
shrink by 1% which is a cost
savings of more than a million
dollars," the company says.
The company also says
its processes help meet food

RS Calibration Services off ers onsite readings of temperature and humidity controls.

safety standards, ensuring that
manufacturing facilities can rest
easy when using RPCs. Tosca's
processes work toward multiple goals, including: ensuring
the materials used in making
RPCs are safe for use with food;
ensuring cleaning processes
achieve optimum reduction
of biological, chemical
and physical hazards;
and supporting the food
safety efforts of every
customer the company
works with.

The importance
of process

Delta T's
combination
heat/chiller unit.

According to Date Check
Pro - a Madison, Wisconsin-based company
that provides software
geared to reduce waste
- processes are organized, purposeful and
structured so that they
may consist of interrelated and interdependent
pieces. The elements
influence one another
to maintain their activity
and the existence of the
process.
With processes having
inputs, outputs and feedback
mechanisms, they can keep

what's important - food in this
case - at a steady state despite a
changing external environment.
Simply, if one link of the chain
is weak, it puts everything at risk.
"Processes underlie every
phenomenon, and all are part of
a larger system," the company
says. "Process stops functioning when a piece is removed or
changed significantly. Together,
they allow understanding and
interpretation of the supermarket as a whole system of
interlinked wholes, and organize
our thoughts about the product,
service, and people."

Ingredient help
Food production facilities can
look to ingredient suppliers for
help in keeping their products as
fresh as possible. St. Louis-based
AB Mauri offers a number of
products it says help resolve
shelf life extension and freshness
retention issues. The company says its unique composite
enzyme-based ESL solutions
can keep baked goods fresher
longer and under a variety of
circumstances.
AB Mauri Bakery Ingredients'
mold inhibitors help reduce the
growth of mold and bacteria that
are responsible for spoilage in

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many food products. The end
result, the company says, is a
longer shelf life for cakes, pies,
muffins, tortillas and breads. The
company's vinegars also help
with inhibiting mold, while also
providing a high-efficient, natural
cleanser for equipment. The acidulants are designed to react with
chemical leaveners so that gases
are released in a timely manner.
They are free of clarifiers, preservatives and other impurities and
a special process is used to create
consistent, high-quality vinegar
with strong characteristics of
flavor and aroma.
Corbion, headquartered in
Lenexa, Kansas, offers its Verdad
family of products to help extend
shelf life and freshness in meat
solutions. It aids in the reduction
of microbial spoilage, tackling
purge and yield while increasing
color stability.
The company's Opti.Form Ace
antimicrobial ingredients contain
higher levels of acetate, which
enable facilities to reduce the
addition level, thus cutting the
cost of shelf life ingredients. It's
suitable for a wide range of meat
products in optimum formulations and is available in powder
format, enabling low dosage and
easy handling.
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Supermarket Perimeter - April 2019
Editor's Note - Marketing food — and values
Contents
The Wire - Supermarket openings up 30% in 2018
NPD: Millions of consumers ready to try meal kits
Breakfast driving global growth
Consumer perceptions of ‘clean’ are changing
Doing well, doing good
Partners in health
Strengthening the supply chain
Bakery - Single-serve success
Cakes
Deli - Soup & salad bars
Chicken packaging
Meat & Poultry - Meating of the minds
Beef marketing trends
Produce - Produce butchers
Tree fruit
Seafood - Traceability and transparency
Food Safety - Controlling slips & falls
Commissary Insider - REFRIGERATION AND FREEZING
SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED SEAFOOD
PACKAGING/TECHNOLOGY - SOUS VIDE
OPERATIONS - CONTROLLING SHRINK
PROFILE - ANTHONY & SONS BAKERY
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh Takes
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