CLFP Insider
January 15, 2019
Grow, Learn, Connect is the theme of Food Processing Expo 2019 to be held February 12-13 at the Sacramento Convention Center. The deadline to receive the Expo rate at participating hotels is rapidly approaching and ranges from January 20-22, so make your reservations soon. New in the Expo Tasting Pavilion this year is Elisabeth Watkins – the Farm Girl Chef!
CLFP will hold its 2019 Annual Board of Directors Meeting, April 17-18, at the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, CA.
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Industry News
The California Energy Commission (CEC) is accepting applications for its second round of grants under the Food Production Incentive Program (FPIP). Applications are due February 11, 2019. The total amount available is $30 million. The program provides funds for commercially available and emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies for food production facilities with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The furloughing of hundreds of Food and Drug Administration inspectors during the partial shutdown of the federal government has reduced inspections of the U.S. food supply, according to a report by The Washington Post.
At the direction of the President, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to modify the action being taken in the Section 301 investigation from postponing the date on which the rate of the additional duties will increase to 25 percent for the products of China covered by the September 2018 action. 
California offers multiple financial incentive programs and grants for businesses that could be beneficial to California food processors.
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MoistTech has developed online and lab moisture sensors for the analysis of moisture & thickness of all types of food products. Variations and excess moisture in mixes can result in clumping and out of spec recipe formulas. Testing food moisture during this time will allow adjustments to be made throughout the mixing process to manage moisture levels. The amount of water a product has affects the taste, appearance, consistency, stability as well as the shelf life. Testing the moisture levels of the final product ensures manufactures that they have the highest quality product and consistency. MoistTech Corp provides the #1 choice in Moisture Measurement and Control for your manufacturing line.
Toteco is your partner in bulk packaging in the frozen food industry. Only Toteco can continually provide you with multiple sourcing and services for high-performance tote bins (HPT® Series and DWTW Series), spiral-wound corner posts, and solid-fibre slip sheets…anywhere, anytime! Flexibility and Rapid Response to your constantly fluctuating environment, multiple region sourcing and origin points, assured continuity of quality supply, warehousing, wield support, broad industry experience and reputation and skilled customer service.


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