2019-07-07 Product news
New Nova Scotia facility with tech for repurposing food waste
Beyond Food to prevent fruits and vegetables from becoming food waste by transforming them into value-added nutritional supplements.
This article is related to Alfa Laval's hygienic products. Alfa Laval's Heat Transfer, Separation and Hygienic Fluid Handling products are used by food manufacturers across Canada.
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“…loan from the federal government will enable Beyond Food Inc to incorporate clean technology into its food manufacturing process, which will help the company prevent fruits and vegetables from becoming food waste by transforming them into value-added nutritional supplements instead. The project will also reduce the company’s greenhouse gases and create up to 17 highly skilled full-time jobs.
Beyond Food Inc. is establishing a new manufacturing facility in Dartmouth, N.S. to scale-up its plant-based nutritional supplement production capacity. This will allow the company to rent its Nutrient Upcycle pods, which are repurposed shipping containers fitted with clean processing technology, to local grocers. The pods will enable grocers to dehydrate and transform thousands of dollars worth of late-stage fruits and vegetables into nutrient-dense powders. The powders will then be used as ingredients in value-added supplements manufactured and packaged at Beyond Food’s new facility in Dartmouth...”
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