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Avure Open House and HPP Presentations  Thursday, April 28

Avure Open House and HPP Presentations Thursday, April 28

The Center for Innovative Food Technologies (CIFT) is coordinating this initiative to enhance Ohio’s reputation as a “center of excellence” in...... Continue Reading »

USDA Launches New Food Safety Regs

USDA Launches New Food Safety Regs

The USDA recently launched tougher food safety rules for raw chicken, ground chicken and ground turkey. They hope to cut the number of foodborne...... Continue Reading »

Machine Number 300 Rolls Off the Line as Avure Expands…Again

Machine Number 300 Rolls Off the Line as Avure Expands…Again

As HPP Machine #300 Rolls off the line, we’re expanding our manufacturing facility in Middletown, Ohio, adding an additional building to the Avure...... Continue Reading »

Southern California HPP Toller Continues Growth

Southern California HPP Toller Continues Growth

The first HPP toller in southern California to provide customers with full-service solutions is expanding their facility to keep up with the demand....... Continue Reading »

Goooaaaal! Food Scientist Jasper van Altena helps Producers Win Big

Goooaaaal! Food Scientist Jasper van Altena helps Producers Win Big

If there are two things Avure’s Netherlands-based Food Scientist Jasper van Altena loves, it’s football (that’s futbol) and food science. When...... Continue Reading »

Packaging? Yeah, We Can Help With That

Packaging? Yeah, We Can Help With That

Avure’s intrepid Marketing Director, Lisa Pitzer, recently revealed the mysteries of package design and high-pressure processing in Las Vegas at The...... Continue Reading »

New maintenance program tunes up your ROI

New maintenance program tunes up your ROI

Avure’s machines last longer than any other HPP food processing equipment in the world. That’s why maintenance and customer care is so important...... Continue Reading »

Conference unwraps the secret to great packaging

Conference unwraps the secret to great packaging

High pressure processing (HPP) is growing so fast, the only thing holding it back is retail shelf space. Along with the rush of new products are...... Continue Reading »

Avure and research think tank partner to make Ohio HPP epicenter

Avure and research think tank partner to make Ohio HPP epicenter

If you’re reading this, chances are you know a thing or two about HPP. But there are plenty of food manufacturers who either haven’t heard of it,...... Continue Reading »

Ignore this trend and lose a third of customers

Ignore this trend and lose a third of customers

Last year we saw a new public enemy #1 reveal itself in dramatic fashion: artificial ingredients. Restaurants like Panera and Papa John’s spent...... Continue Reading »

Salt shakeup: How HPP reduces sodium in foods

Salt shakeup: How HPP reduces sodium in foods

HPP is on a crusade to reduce sodium in foods. “By using HPP, you can significantly reduce or eliminate the use of sodium-containing...... Continue Reading »

10 questions to ask before buying an HPP machine

10 questions to ask before buying an HPP machine

Thinking about buying an HPP machine in 2016? That’s fantastic news. But we understand that it’s quite the commitment, and you’re likely...... Continue Reading »

How to prevent a recall: Q&A with food scientists

How to prevent a recall: Q&A with food scientists

Despite a growing number of guidelines and processes to stop the spread of deadly pathogens, outbreaks still occur at an alarming pace. E. coli...... Continue Reading »

The definitive guide to HPP, for your literary consumption

The definitive guide to HPP, for your literary consumption

In a field as technical and far-reaching as high pressure processing, there’s no single expert capable of telling its whole story, or “writing the...... Continue Reading »

HPP beverages clean up at BevNET 2015 awards

HPP beverages clean up at BevNET 2015 awards

Jen on Facebook calls 1915 is the “best juice ever.” The mainstream media agrees. Beverage authority BevNET crowned Bolthouse Farms’ organic,...... Continue Reading »

Mother Nature tries, fails to derail HPP installation

Mother Nature tries, fails to derail HPP installation

Pascal Processing wasn’t about to let a downpour slow its expansion plans. The European toller recently added an AV-10 machine to its lineup, and...... Continue Reading »

Food producers react to the AV-X, plus the growth of eco-friendly packages

Food producers react to the AV-X, plus the growth of eco-friendly packages

Our very own Lisa Pitzer, marketing director, recently sat down with Packaging Digest to talk all things HPP. She discussed many topics, including...... Continue Reading »

The food industry’s tectonic shift favors HPP

The food industry’s tectonic shift favors HPP

It used to be so simple. Mom put the plate in front of you and you ate it. But not anymore. Especially with the largest generation of eaters:...... Continue Reading »

Social Bites: Avure rocks out South America

Social Bites: Avure rocks out South America

We talk a lot about Avure’s happenings in the United States (naturally, it’s our home turf), but we’re globetrotters, too, with operations on...... Continue Reading »

Increase food safety and your vocab with FSMA

Increase food safety and your vocab with FSMA

The Food Safety Modernization Act touches every aspect of our food supply. And by “touches” we mean 50 new required deliverables spanning rules,...... Continue Reading »

Errol Raghubeer dishes on HPP, meat, bugs in Greece

Errol Raghubeer dishes on HPP, meat, bugs in Greece

Food friends, we’re excited to announce that Avure is the platinum sponsor of the 2015 International Non-Thermal Processing Workshop. The world’s...... Continue Reading »

Crowd-funded juice maker eyes schools, gyms and untapped markets

Crowd-funded juice maker eyes schools, gyms and untapped markets

Amy Serafin and Katie Guzman want to juice the world – but first, they’ll need a little help from their friends. The sisters have launched an...... Continue Reading »

Behold, a 90-foot E. coli sculpture

Behold, a 90-foot E. coli sculpture

Now that’s a headline you don’t see every day. A giant inflatable sculpture of an E. coli bacterium has been erected at the University of...... Continue Reading »

Clean label, the industry standard

Clean label, the industry standard

Clean label is no flash in the pan. Innova research found that more than 20 percent of all U.S. food and beverage launches in 2014 touted an...... Continue Reading »

Avure Social Bites: October 2015

Avure Social Bites: October 2015

Read all of Bon Appetít? There’s plenty more Avure, HPP, food science, technology and fun to be had over on our social media channels. Here’s a...... Continue Reading »

New AV-X expandable HPP machine draws crowds at Process Expo

New AV-X expandable HPP machine draws crowds at Process Expo

Process Expo might be over, but attendees are still buzzing over their first look at Avure’s new AV-X expandable HPP machine. Our booth featured an...... Continue Reading »

HPP named most important food technology

HPP named most important food technology

Using HPP has its perks: long shelf life, fresh taste, pathogen protection, and now, bragging rights. Food experts have named HPP the most important...... Continue Reading »

Stay Fresh Foods blankets East Coast with HPP

Stay Fresh Foods blankets East Coast with HPP

Around the world, HPP is becoming the go-to food processing method as producers seek out the coveted clean label. Nowhere is this more evident than...... Continue Reading »

Use ugly fruits and veggies to turn a pretty profit

Use ugly fruits and veggies to turn a pretty profit

Conjoined apples, straight bananas, and lumpy carrots: many of these perfectly edible, yet beautifully strange foods will never make it to the plate...... Continue Reading »

Food juggernauts continue artificial ingredient purge

Food juggernauts continue artificial ingredient purge

Even heavyweight food manufacturers and restaurants aren’t immune to the consumer backlash over using chemical preservatives and artificial...... Continue Reading »

World’s first upgradeable HPP machine grows with you

World’s first upgradeable HPP machine grows with you

We’re expanding the HPP world with the biggest development since Avure debuted the first commercial HPP equipment 60 years ago. Introducing the...... Continue Reading »

Expand your HPP horizons and wardrobe at Process Expo

Expand your HPP horizons and wardrobe at Process Expo

We’re shaking things up this year at Process Expo – and you’re invited. At booth #1444, you’ll be among the first to experience Avure’s new...... Continue Reading »

Millennials now outnumber boomers: These are their food demands

Millennials now outnumber boomers: These are their food demands

The millennial hype is real. As of this year, Generation Y outnumbers baby boomers and by 2017, it will outspend them, too, to the tune of $200...... Continue Reading »

Sour Power: The strange reason why consumers love tart foods

Sour Power: The strange reason why consumers love tart foods

Consumers are puckering up to brands that satisfy their tart tooth. So what’s with the sudden popularity spike in dishes like pickled carrots and...... Continue Reading »

Klebsiella: The new food superbug. Should you be worried?

Klebsiella: The new food superbug. Should you be worried?

Every week, it seems, another listeria recall streams across the CNN ticker or your Facebook news feed. But soon, you might be reading about another...... Continue Reading »

After moldy hummus, how Hope Foods spread nationally overnight

After moldy hummus, how Hope Foods spread nationally overnight

Four years ago Hope Foods whipped up hummus with a Vitamix blender at a Colorado farmer’s market. Now, you’d be hard pressed to find a Whole Foods...... Continue Reading »

Are your customers bugging out over GMOs?

Are your customers bugging out over GMOs?

Consumers love clean labels, but according to new research, genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) are creeping up on their radar. The Hartman Group...... Continue Reading »

Clean up your label to win consumers’ hearts (and wallets)

Clean up your label to win consumers’ hearts (and wallets)

There’s a reason Hormel scooped up Applegate Farms, maker of oh-so-good natural and organic meats and sausages. Consumers are filling their shopping...... Continue Reading »

Avure’s new service director feels the need for speed

Avure’s new service director feels the need for speed

Tim Boyle’s credo? All systems go. He’s our new director of aftermarket services. And a logistics veteran who’s hell bent on getting HPP...... Continue Reading »

The fine art of leftovers

The fine art of leftovers

We turned food into fun faces, so it’s only fair that we spotlight a student who’s taken this idea a step further. Lauren Purnell, a Canadian...... Continue Reading »

Hormel Foods celebrates record year, honors Avure

Hormel Foods celebrates record year, honors Avure

It’s been a big year for our friends at Hormel. In January, the food giant celebrated record earnings, and last month it announced its purchase of...... Continue Reading »

Can’t pronounce it? Don’t eat it, says Panera.

Can’t pronounce it? Don’t eat it, says Panera.

What’s on Panera’s menu? Not potassium lactate, maltodextrin, BHT or sulfur dioxide. The bakery and sandwich chain recently announced it would...... Continue Reading »

Watch HPP juice rise to the top on Google

Watch HPP juice rise to the top on Google

The HPP juice industry is booming. On store shelves, cold-pressed blends soak up more and more retail space every week, and they’re edging thermal...... Continue Reading »

What’s in a food scientist’s fridge?

What’s in a food scientist’s fridge?

In the lab, our food scientists abide by an unwritten rule: no matter how loud your stomach rumbles, do not – under any circumstances – grab a...... Continue Reading »

61% of calories come from additive-loaded foods: study

61% of calories come from additive-loaded foods: study

Using HPP? Let your brand’s faithful know you’re helping them avoid a heaping portion of unhealthy calories found in foods pumped with additives....... Continue Reading »

Avure beefs up food science team with meat industry veteran

Avure beefs up food science team with meat industry veteran

It wasn’t too long ago that David Peck stumbled across his first HPP’d product on store shelves. Being a meat guy, he flipped the package,...... Continue Reading »

Open wide: 7 jaw-dropping food waste statistics

Open wide: 7 jaw-dropping food waste statistics

Food waste devastates the world we live in. It speeds up climate change, clogs landfills and robs producers of billions every year. If you use HPP,...... Continue Reading »

Mile High toller goes the extra mile for customers with Avure’s food science

Mile High toller goes the extra mile for customers with Avure’s food science

Welcome to Denver, Colorado – incubator of the organic food revolution and a natural fit for Avure’s newest toller, Natural Foodworks Group (NFG)....... Continue Reading »

Say “cheers” to HPP juice cocktails

Say “cheers” to HPP juice cocktails

Looking to shake up your juice marketing? Our friends at Daily Greens did. Over on the company’s blog, you’ll find recipes for HPP juice cocktails...... Continue Reading »

Tap to curb food waste: USDA rolls out new FoodKeeper app

Tap to curb food waste: USDA rolls out new FoodKeeper app

While producers crack down on food waste with HPP, that hasn’t stopped consumers from tossing out 133 billion pounds of food every year. The USDA...... Continue Reading »