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  1. High Pressure Processing & Its Advantages

    High Pressure Processing & Its Advantages
    Processing fresh foods, and juices particularly, can be a bit of a conundrum. While it is important to maintain the texture, taste, and nutritional value of fresh juice, it is also important that harmful bacteria are removed, and the shelf life of the product is lengthened. This is especially true for juicers who wish to sell bottled juice as well...
  2. How To Guide: D.I.Y Hand Sanitizer

    How To Guide: D.I.Y Hand Sanitizer
    D.I.Y Hand Sanitizer With the current shortage of hand sanitizer amid the global COVID-19 outbreak, a high quality D.I.Y hand sanitizer recipe is a great alternative. However, not any recipe will work. Hand sanitizer needs to be made in very specific ratios and concentration in order for it to be effective without hurting the skin of your hands. After some...
  3. How to Create a Label That Will Sell Your Juice

    How to Create a Label That Will Sell Your Juice
      January 25, 2020 Laura Babcock Okay, so you’re ready to open your new juice bar. You’ve thrown a ton of passion into this project and you want to get it right. You have your recipes and a killer business name, you've invested in some top-of-the-line juice equipment, you found your perfect brick and mortar space, hired awesome employees, and...
  4. Cold Brew Coffee Bottles

    Cold Brew Coffee Bottles
      An attractive, unique-looking bottle for cold brew coffee can really make your product stand out amongst the rest of the coffee makers in the industry. We, at Sailor Plastics are here to help you achieve that, and so much more. We have partnered with many industries to deliver them quality products for their food and beverage business. So far...
  5. When to Choose LDPE vs PET Bottles

    When to Choose LDPE vs PET Bottles
      LDPE... PET.... What are they?       Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) LDPE plastic is an opaque, natural colored plastic. The material is very squeezable which makes it an easy dispensing product for creams, honey, sauces, condiments, and syrups. It is better at withstanding colder temperatures than PET. You will find that most LDPE products cost more than PET...
  6. Interesting Read: Improved Bee Hive Designs?

    Interesting Read: Improved Bee Hive Designs?
    Derek Mitchell, a PhD student at University of Leeds, authored a very interesting study into the design of honey bee hives. He takes a look at the conditions honey bees thrive in their natural habitat and is trying to apply that knowledge to the design of hives. Mitchell goes into detail about why the current hives were designed the way...
  7. California Almond Producers Predict Record Yield – 2018

    California Almond Producers Predict Record Yield – 2018
    On May 31st 2018 the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the 2018 Almond Subjective Forecast with very promising results. The USDA conducted a phone survey reaching out to Almond farmers across the state of California. Almond farmers were asked to give their yield per acre from 2017 as well as expected yield for this 2018...
  8. Improvised Bee Lining Box In A Pinch

    Improvised Bee Lining Box In A Pinch
    This article from Beeculture.com writer Frank Linton describes how to go about making a bee lining box out of a package of cookies, some rubber bands, sticky tape and a jackknife. He explains that if you are a beekeeper stuck somewhere with a wait on your hands.... "...you might go outside and look at the blossoms to see what insects...

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