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Peterson Farms Success Story

Customer Success Story: Happy Apples

Happy Apples grows apples and produces a variety of apple products in factories across the U.S. Their apples are picked fresh from their own orchards across multiple states, including Missouri, California, Illinois, Michigan, Washington, Idaho, …

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Juice, Soups and Sauces: Liquids Best Practices

Food manufacturers deal with some of the most difficult and highly regulated manufacturing processes. However, those working mostly with liquids encounter even more challenges: hard to measure goods, extensive WIP processes, comingled lots, and a …

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Cold Storage and Food Distribution: Why a Standard WMS Doesn’t Cut It

Few businesses or process are more highly regulated than food production and manufacture, and that creates problems for food distribution or cold storage companies who attempt to implement a generic WMS. The main purpose of …

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Why Barcoding for Food Manufacturers?

Barcoding, labeling and scanning are all just tools, but! If used effectively, with the right software, there’s no other investment food and manufacturers make that pays off quicker or has a broader impact. Barcode scanners, …

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Produce & Tree Nut Best Practices for Harvest Season: Direct from Growers

While some produce and nut operations receive their raw ingredients cased and palletized, the vast majority receive them from contracted growers during harvest. Keeping track of growers, fields, lots and inventory during harvest is one …

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Managing Re-work with ParityFactory

Managing Re-work with ParityFactory

Are you having trouble keeping track of the production, consumption and traceability of rework product at your facility? The US Code of Federal Regulation, defines food rework as being “clean, unadulterated food that has been …

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The Worst Reason to Hold Safety Stock

The Worst Reason to Hold Safety Stock

To keep a competitive edge, it’s critical for food processors to minimize the need for safety stock. Unreliable balance reporting is the worst reason to maintain excessive inventory. There can be many names for safety …

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Eliminate Manual Data Entry with Scale Integrations

Do you have several catch weight cases that are being captured and labeled? How about high-value totes in a busy throughput area? If yes to any of these, you should consider scale integrations to automate …

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Best Practices for Traceability and Recalls

Reducing Inventory Variance via Digital Lot Tracing

While studies prove it out, we know from thirty years of experience that human error is one of the biggest factors of inventory inaccuracies and variances. Over forty-five percent of food manufacturing facilities still rely …

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Catch Weight and Random Weight Best Practices

Catch Weight and Random Weight Best Practices

Struggling to find an easy way to capture catch weight items, invoice them correctly, while maintaining the proper inventory balances? While there are manual ways to manage this, the effort is high and prone to …

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Unexpected Benefit of Product Holds: Increased Capacity

The Unexpected Benefit of Product Holds: Increased Capacity

One of the many best practices that ParityFactory enables is automated holds. For Quality checks. For reserving specific lots for specific customers. And, it turns out, for efficiency. Automated quality holds and releases have benefits …

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Best Practices: Consolidating Private Labels into Templates

Best Practices: Consolidating Private Labels into Templates

One of the things we rarely talk about when we talk about ParityFactory software, is what a huge impact it has on our private labeling customers. Many are already using labeling software like Bartender or …

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PROCESS Expo featuring ParityFactory

ParityFactory’s Lot Tracing Solution featured at PROCESS EXPO

Of all the ways in which we help our customers grow, thrive and produce safer food, our instant lot tracing is the most crucial. Not only does it help our customer run a more efficient, …

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How Barcoding Reduces Turnover & Training Costs

How Barcoding Reduces Turnover and Training Costs

With unemployment hovering near zero, what we’re finding is that hiring and staffing is one of the biggest challenges facing our customers today. The goal of lot tracing software at a food manufacturer is increased …

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Best Practices for Traceability and Recalls

Best Practices for Traceability and Recalls

Every food processor knows a recall can wreak havoc on their business. Best case scenario you experience a minor financial set back, worst case can lead to a complete shutdown. Having the proper procedures in place to …

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