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OPERATIONS

BEST PRACTICES from Jorge
Izquierdo, vice president of market
development, PMMI

Pewaukee, Wisconsin-based Mehmert Store Services helps clients like
Jackson Whole Grocer find energy-efficient solutions.

standards, the new facility houses
separate room enclosures with
electronic-controlled entry to
better control environmental conditions. Other features
include automated pressurized
air and automated controls for all
processes and packaging, including monitoring line performance,
yields and downtime.

ITW honored by EPA
for energy efficiency
For the 12th consecutive year,
ITW Food Equipment Group,
the parent company of Hobart,
Baxter, Traulsen, Vulcan, Wolf,
Stero, Wittco and many other
equipment brands, has earned
the nation's highest honor for
energy efficiency.
ITW is a winner of the U.S.
Environmental Protection
Agency's ENERGY STAR Partner
of the Year-Sustained
Excellence Award.
In addition to winning Partner
of the Year-Sustained Excellence
awards every year since 2010,
ITW also won ENERGY STAR
Partner of the Year awards in

2008 and 2009. "For a dozen
years now, we have been
building a strong partnership
with the ENERGY STAR program
and the EPA and we are proud
to say today that it is stronger
than ever," says Lei Schlitz, ITW's
executive vice president, ITW
Food Equipment Group. "At ITW
Food Equipment Group, we are
committed to delivering energy
and resource efficiency in our
products because it's important
to our customers, the right thing
for our industry, and an imperative for the world."
Some of the highlights of ITW
Food Equipment Group's energy
efficient equipment and technology introductions in 2018 and
2019 include:
* An 8% increase in the
availability of ENERGY STAR
certified models.
* ENERGY STAR certification for
Vulcan's ECO2 ½ Size Electric
Convection Oven and VC4 and
VC6 Series Electric Convection
Ovens, which made Vulcan the
only convection oven manufacturer to achieve ENERGY STAR

Factor energy efficiency into ROI and TCO
Not too long ago, discussions about efficiency and sustainability were siloed, but that way of thinking has given
way to an understanding that the two can be mutually
beneficial. By minimizing the energy consumption of
equipment, processors save on utilities in the long run.
It's a purchasing strategy that requires decision makers to
see the bigger picture, and importantly, to factor these
savings when determining ROI for a new purchase as well
as total cost of ownership (TCO).
In the OpX Leadership Network's Total Cost of
Ownership Packaging and Processing Machine Guidelines
for CPGs and OEMs, utility and energy expenses factor
into acquisition costs. The guidelines encourage end users
to consider compressed air, electrical, gas, water and water
treatment when calculating TCO. Neglecting to do so
can paint an incomplete picture and prompt companies to
spend more in the long run.
Implement solutions that boost operational efficiency
As equipment becomes more energy efficient, it is also
becoming more agile, fostering operational efficiency.
Food and beverage processors pursuing a greater diversity
of products that require shorter runs, shorter changeover
times and streamlined cleaning efforts call for solutions
that ultimately minimize energy usage and waste.
Clean-in-place (CIP) options, modular components and
user-friendly human machine interface (HMI) technologies invite greater operational efficiency and contribute to
reductions in utility usage and expenses. Inspection and
detection equipment help processors identify potential
issues early on, minimizing fully costed waste - and the
much larger and costlier expenditure and brand damage
that can come with a recall.

certification for all of its ovens.
* Conversion of multiple
Traulsen refrigeration equipment production lines to low
global warming potential refrigerants that maintain or improve
on prior model energy usage.
* The introduction of the
foodservice equipment industry's most efficient flight

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type dishwasher, the Hobart
FT1000e.
* The launch of a new total cost
of ownership calculator for the
Hobart brand's dishwashing
line, which calculates the water
and energy savings that can be
realized when comparing a new,
ENERGY STAR-certified dish machine with other machines.
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019
Editor's Note - Waste not
Contents
The Wire - Technomic’s top 2020 foodservice trends
Sobeys testing smart carts
Meijer invests in autonomous work software
Trade TALKS
EXTENSION GRANTED ON LABELING COMPLIANCE
FLAVOR FORWARD
BACON, BOOZE & BBQ
Bakery - Impulse sales
MUFFINS
A clean label option
Abe’s Allergen-Free Alternative
Deli - CHARCUTERIE
PROSCIUTTO STILL ON TOP
Deli - Flatbreads
READY TO BE THE STAR
ONE NAME, MANY PRODUCTS
Meat & Poultry - NOSE-TO-TAIL
Sustainability benefits
Turkey
A DELI PUSH
Produce - Root-to-stem
TOP OF THE CHARTS
Citrus
Seafood - Flounder & halibut
Food Safety - SEAFOOD BEST PRACTICES
COMMISSARY INSIDER
HYGIENE APPAREL
SPOTLIGHT - THE SCIENCE OF FRYING DONUTS
COMPANY PROFILE - AHOLD’S RHODE ISLAND PROCESSING FACILITY/ INNOVATION CENTER
AHOLD INVESTS IN ELECTRONIC SHELF LABELS
OPERATIONS - ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Product Showcase
Advertisers
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Editor's Note - Waste not
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Contents
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 5
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Meijer invests in autonomous work software
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Trade TALKS
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 9
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - EXTENSION GRANTED ON LABELING COMPLIANCE
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 12
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 13
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - FLAVOR FORWARD
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - BACON, BOOZE & BBQ
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 18
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Bakery - Impulse sales
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 21
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - MUFFINS
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 23
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Abe’s Allergen-Free Alternative
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 25
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Deli - CHARCUTERIE
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 27
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - PROSCIUTTO STILL ON TOP
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 29
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Deli - Flatbreads
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 31
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - READY TO BE THE STAR
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - ONE NAME, MANY PRODUCTS
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Meat & Poultry - NOSE-TO-TAIL
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Sustainability benefits
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 37
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Turkey
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - A DELI PUSH
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 41
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Produce - Root-to-stem
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 43
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - TOP OF THE CHARTS
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 45
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Citrus
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 47
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Seafood - Flounder & halibut
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Food Safety - SEAFOOD BEST PRACTICES
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 52
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - HYGIENE APPAREL
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 55
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - SPOTLIGHT - THE SCIENCE OF FRYING DONUTS
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 57
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - COMPANY PROFILE - AHOLD’S RHODE ISLAND PROCESSING FACILITY/ INNOVATION CENTER
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 59
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - AHOLD INVESTS IN ELECTRONIC SHELF LABELS
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - 61
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - OPERATIONS - ENERGY EFFICIENCY
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Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Product Showcase
Supermarket Perimeter - November 2019 - Advertisers
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