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Seven Shocking Facts about Food Waste

Food waste is a problem for all of us. The effects of food waste are felt across the world, both through the global hunger crisis and through its impact on the environment. The effects of food waste can even be felt by our wallets, as every piece of food in the trash is one that […]

HPP Infographic

Universal has a new infographic on the growing interest and knowledge of HPP among Americans. Please click here to view the infographic: http://universalpasteurization.com/hpp-infographic/    

Universal Press Release- HPP Survey & Webinar Series

A new survey of Americans currently employed in the refrigerated and frozen food industry indicates strong appreciation for the roles high pressure processing (HPP) plays in producing safe foods with cleaner labels and longer shelf lives. HPP is a rapidly growing non-thermal food preservation process that inactivates harmful bacteria and spoilage organisms right within product […]

USDA finalizes food safety measures to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry.

Article: The USDA now requires that poultry producers take steps to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry products. Universal Pasteurization can help you achieve that requirement today!   http://www.foodmanufacturing.com/news/2016/02/usda-finalizes-new-food-safety-measures-reduce-salmonella-and-campylobacter-poultry?et_cid=5099429&et_rid=568840670&location=top&et_cid=5099429&et_rid=568840670&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.foodmanufacturing.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f02%2fusda-finalizes-new-food-safety-measures-reduce-salmonella-and-campylobacter-poultry%3fet_cid%3d5099429%26et_rid%3d%25%25subscriberid%25%25%26location%3dtop

Universal comes to Facebook and LinkedIn.

I just wanted to let everyone know that Universal is currently setting up pages on Facebook and LinkedIn. They are currently a work in progress but you can like or follow them here: https://www.facebook.com/universalpasteuriztionandcoldstorage/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/1399385?trk=tyah&trkInfo=clickedVertical%3Acompany%2CentityType%3AentityHistoryName%2CclickedEntityId%3Acompany_company_company_company_company_1399385%2Cidx%3A0

HPP Applications- Seafood

Seafood Applications: Oysters, Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Mussels Primary Pathogen Concerns: Vibrio Vulnificus, Salmonella, Listeria. Typical Shelf-Life Extension: 2X-4X shelf life extension (depending on storage conditions) Key Benefits: Meat extraction (yield) is better than by hand shucking or steam methods. Labor savings in this manner makes the HPP’ing of shellfish a great application. The shelf-life extension […]

HPP Applications- Dairy

Dairy Applications: Yogurt & Yogurt based dressings, Cream, Sour Cream, Cream cheese and milk. Pathogen Concerns: Vegetative Bacteria Typical Shelf-Life Extension (Varies by Formulation): 2X-10X Key Benefits: In yogurt-based products and milk, it is said HPP gives a creamier product consistency.

HPP Applications- Juice and Smoothies

Juices and Smoothies Applications: Super Premium Juices, Juice Blends & Smoothies Primary Pathogen Concerns: E coli, Listeria and Salmonella. Typical Shelf-Life Extension: 20 -60 days shelf life extension depending on product formulation, pH and storage conditions. Key Benefits: HPP is a natural way to deal with microorganisms and extend shelf life without the use of […]

HPP Applications- Wet Salads, Salsas, Dressings & Dips

Wet Salads, Salsas, Dressings & Dips Applications: Salsa, Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad, Dressings Primary Pathogen Concerns: Vegetative bacteria – primarily Listeria monocytogenes, but also E. coli, salmonella and campylobacter. Typical Shelf-Life Extension: 2X to 6X (varies by formulation, pH and storage conditions) Key Benefits: Extends product shelf-life and reduces vegetative bacteria issues.

Universal Announces Pennsylvania Location

Malvern, PA- Universal Pasteurization Company LLC announces their new 170,000 square foot facility in Malvern, PA.  The Malvern facility will offer High Pressure Processing (HPP), cold storage and other value-added services to food companies in the northeastern United States. The facility, located just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is conveniently situated near four major interstates and […]