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Fat, Oil & Grease (FOG) Removal in the Food & Beverage Industry: An Oil Removal Infographic

Posted by David Cehlar on Mar 19, 2019 09:38:00 AM

There is a universal problem facing the food and beverage industry: removing fat, oil and grease (FOG) from water.

Without an effective oil removal solution, food and beverage companies can face increased costs for water treatment and discharge, maintenance concerns, and also miss out on the opportunity for a new revenue source.

To identify a proper solution, you must first pinpoint the source of the problem. View the infographic below to see how FOG originates across eight food industry segments, including:

  1. Farm equipment, from lubricants and hydraulic oil
  2. Oil extraction, from plant, seeds and nuts
  3. Oil transport, from...
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Topics: fat FOG food industry food processing infographic packaged foods snack food

Tube Skimmer Removes 104,000 Gallons of Oil from Wastewater Annually at Potato Chip Plant

Posted by Guy Flynn on Jul 10, 2015 11:50:00 AM

Oil skimmer reduces cost, increases performance and decreases material waste

Potato-ChipsFood manufacturers are tasked with managing oil in the wastewater from their manufacturing processes on an ongoing basis. 

Recently, a privately-held snack food manufacturer that produces potato chips established a goal to increase chip production by 20 percent. However, increasing production also meant increasing the amount of cooking oil discharged into the wastewater from washing the fryers used to cook the chips....

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Topics: food industry model 6v oil skimmer potatochips remove oil snack food

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