California League of Food Processors 1 Editor Lisa Jager Contributing Writers Tanya M. Anandan Trudi Hughes Stephanie Jung Dr. Zongli Pan Dr. George Sadler and Francesco Aimone California Food Producer is published semi-annually by: California League of Food Producers 2485 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 550 Sacramento, CA 95833 Phone: 916-640-8150 Fax: 916-640-8156 Email: To advertise, subscribe (free of charge) or suggest editorial content, contact Lisa Jager at California Food Producer is the only publication of its kind dedicated to California’s food processing industry. Other CLFP publications include Food Flash and CLFP Insider, which can be viewed online at The California League of Food Producers is an association representing the interests of both large and small food processors throughout California and works to help ensure a favorable and profitable business environment for its members and the food processing industry. Contents ©2017. All rights reserved. No part of this magazine may be reprinted in whole or part without written permission of the publisher. EDITION 2, 2017 In Every Issue Features 2 CLFP Board of Directors President & CEO Message 4 30 Legislative Update Regulatory Report 32 34 New Members 6 Novel Infrared Heating Technologies for Peeling, Blanching and Drying of Foods Emission Standards: Catalyzing Induction Innovation 8 10 Robots Help Feed the World Discover What's New at Food Processing Expo 2018 18 20 Training Workers to Manage Advanced Technology in the Food Processing Industry High Pressure Processing of Foods. Why Is the Food Industry Increasingly Using It? 24 25 The Mixing Bowl – Connecting Innovators in Food, Ag & IT CLFP Members Meet with Legislators on Ninth Annual Capitol Day 27 29 Dream It. Do It. The San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance PRODUCER CALI FORN IA