CLFP Insider
July 30, 2021
Register as an exhibitor by July 31 to take advantage of early bird rates for booths at CLFP’s Food Processing Expo 2022, which returns to Sacramento, February 15-16. CLFP members receive an additional discount. The event will be a long-awaited opportunity to make those in-person connections with food processors and peers and also attend the gatherings and receptions that we know many have greatly missed!
Industry statistics for the state's processed tomato and peach industries are now available on CLFP's website. The statistics are updated regularly throughout the processing season and include current inventories, pre-harvesting estimates and weekly deliveries to processors.
   Admix, Inc.       Downey Brand    
   Axiflow Technologies Inc.       Alston Construction    
Capitol News
The California Legislature adjourned for summer recess on Friday, July 16, and will reconvene on August 16. Before they adjourned, the Legislature moved several priority CLFP opposed bills out of policy committees. Perhaps the most problematic measure relates to California’s climate change policy.
CentriTEK - Industrial Centrifuge Specialists
CentriTEK is a leader in the industry, offering high quality service, sales, and rentals of horizontal decanter centrifuges, serving municipal water & wastewater, food & beverage, oil & gas, rendering, and the pulp & paper industries. On-site field services and over-the-phone assistance for maintenance, optimization and general tune-up. Offering service for all OEM's: Alfa Laval - Sharples, Andritz - Bird - Humboldt, Centrisys, Flottweg, Haus, Hiller - Ferrum, Pieralisi, and GEA Westfalia.
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Industry News
Chronic COVID's association with smell and taste disorders offers prospects for the food industry to revamp recipes and menus, some say.
How many people's eating experience is being diminished as a consequence of long COVID? No one really knows. 
We do know that many of those infected report loss of smell and taste - called anosmia - as a symptom (it is believed that 75-95% of what we taste is actually due to the smell.)
   Pacific Bay Equipment Company       TNT Industrial Contractors Inc    
Your Trusted Boiler Service Company in the Food Industry
R.F. MacDonald Co.®
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has reduced permitted NOx emissions levels for larger boilers, steam generators and process heaters. Many of our customers will be required to submit an Emissions Control Plan and Authority to Construct by May 1, 2022! Find out your compliance deadline with R.F. MacDonald Co.
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Regulatory Insights
A new rulemaking launched by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in late June will allow regulators to take a closer look at modernizing the electric grid in anticipation of a wave of distributed energy resources (DERs).
From the Rainforest Alliance’s frog icon to the recently debuted upcycled certification seal, a growing number of sustainability certifications are showing up on product labels.
A roundtable discussion at the Institute of Food Technologists’ FIRST virtual conference explored how those certifications are driving purchasing decisions at every level.


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