The latest case studies for Linde Food at a glance.
Pierino Frozen Foods, Inc. (Lincoln Park, Ml) is one of the first prepared foods processors to harness new cryogenic 'rolling-wave' technology to individually quick freeze (IQF) gourmet pasta. The CRYOLINE® CW (CRYOWAVE®) IQF Freezer, patented by Linde LLC (Murray Hill, NJ), uses a proprietary rolling-wave action to keep IQF products separate as they freeze.
Tip Top Poultry, of Marietta, Ga., is the largest baking and stewing hen marketer in the United States, and a major supplier of individually quick frozen (IQF) cooked, pulled and diced chicken meat to the foodservice and industrial market sectors.
In the baking industry, where ingredient and labor costs continue to escalate, bakers are constantly looking for new technology that will lower their overall operating costs to increase their competitiveness in the marketplace. And Vineland, New Jersey based Omni Baking Company proved no exception when it turned to Linde North America, the U.S. affiliate of The Linde Group, for a solution.
West Liberty Foods, LLC, (West Liberty, IA) is known for state-of-the-art hygienic practices across its high-speed meat processing facilities. The Mount Pleasant, Iowa, plant packages a range of cooked protein products for major brands and deli retailers, which demand high-quality repeatability on stacked, fluffed, and shingled slices.
Interstate Meat Distributors Inc. (Clackamas, OR) processes more than 60 million pounds of ground beef and sausage a year, packaged in case ready trays, overwrap, fresh patties, IQF patties and chubs for distribution throughout the western U.S. Chilling during grinding/blending can dramatically impact throughput of forming operations, so the chilling system must be carefully matched for batch-to-batch repeatability.
Now in its 80th year, Pocino Foods based in City of Industry, Calif. has produced premiuim quality deli meats and innovative meat products since 1933.
Founded as a neighborhood bakery in 1943, Coles Quality Foods, Inc. (Grand Rapids, Mich.) became synonymous with frozen garlic bread when it established the category in the 1970s.
Kayem Foods, Inc. (Chelsea, Mass.) is the largest meat processor in New England. More than 100 years ago, founder Kazimierz Monkiewicz (K.M.= “Kayem”) built a reputation for high-quality meats, and delivered hand-made sausage products via horse-drawn carriage.