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FAPC-102 Selecting and Purchasing Food Processing Equipment PDF
Author: Tim Bowser Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 96611 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: This fact sheet uses a five step method to simplify the method of selecting and purchasing food processing equipment.

 

FAPC-103 Food Industry Overview-Frozen Pizza PDF
Author: Rodney Holcomb Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 516627 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: The food industry has gone through many changes, partly due to technology; however, the pizza industry has maintained its market share and even grown in popularity.

 

FAPC-104 Planning the Engineering Design of a Food Processing Facility PDF
Author: Tim Bowser Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 124818 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Engineering and designing a food processing facility takes a lot of planning. This fact sheet lists the different elements important when designing a food processing plant.

 

FAPC-105 Metal Detectors for Food Processing PDF
Author: Tim Bowser Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 1252600 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Food processors should consider a metal detector for product safety, equipment protection, contract requirement, and regulatory compliance. This fact sheet discusses topics regarding metal detection and removal, including how a metal detector works, what can be detected, product conditions, rejection mechanisms, purchase and installation, and metal detection program.

 

FAPC-106 Food Processing Using a Co-Packer PDF
Author: Rodney Holcomb Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 43010 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Many businesses fail because they run out of money before they make money. Using a co-packer can save a company a lot of money and save it the hassle of the different regulation laws.

 

FAPC-108 Sanitary Pump Selection PDF
Author: Tim Bowser Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 794240 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Sanitary pumps are used to transport food in processing operations. This fact sheet outlines the steps to select the right pump for the job.

 

FAPC-109 Evaluation of Hart White Winter Wheat Breeder Lines for Alkaline Asian Noodles PDF
Author: Patricia Rayas-Duarte Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 310954 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: This fact sheet discusses the research completed to compare the quality of Alkaline Asian noodles made from advanced breeder lines of hard white winter wheat and white variations grown in Oklahoma.

 

FAPC-110 Container Cleaning in Food Processing Operations PDF
Author: Tim Bowser Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 1749596 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Container cleaning is an important step in the food safety process. A system to clean containers and improve the safety of food products should be established in food processing operations.

 

FAPC-111 Refrigerated/Frozen Dough, Batters and Bakery Products: Industry Status Trends PDF
Author: Rodney Holcomb, Patricia Rayas-Duarte Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 1160309 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: This report provides market and industry overviews for refrigerated and frozen dough products and bakery items.

 

FAPC-112 A Comparison of Plant Location Determinants: Food vs. Non-Food Agricultural Processors PDF
Author: Rodney Holcomb, Jeannine Flores-Bastidas, Mike Woods Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 8247321 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: This fact sheet summarizes the results of a study that examined factors effecting locations decisions among value-added firms in the state of Oklahoma.

 

FAPC-113 Selecting and Purchasing Used Food Processing Equipment PDF
Author: Tim Bowser Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 992555 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Used equipment can be a valuable time and cost saving alternative for food and agricultural product processing.

 

FAPC-114 Ready, Get Set, Click: Grocery Shopping Online PDF
Author: Chuck Willoughby, Rodney Holcomb Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 886985 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Today's consumer is more pressed for time than ever before and is seeking convenience-meal solutions. Grocers have been looking for ways to broaden the channels of trade, and together these two trends have led to an increase of consumer direct shipping sites on the web.

 

FAPC-116 Use of Chlorine Bleach for Sanitizing Equipment and Food Handling Articles PDF
Author: William McGlynn Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 909393 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Dilute mixtures of household bleach and water are a common and cost-effective method for sanitizing equipment in food processing operations.

 

FAPC-117 Choosing and Using a pH Meter for Food Products PDF
Author: William McGlynn Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 1718320 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Monitoring the pH of foods during production may be a vital step in producing a safe, high quality food. Proper pH range is often essential in many of the physical and chemical reactions that take place during food processing.

 

FAPC-119 Food Labeling Made Simple PDF
Author: Jim Brooks, Corey Stone, Chuck Willoughby Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 897881 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: Food labeling in the United States is mandated under two federal agencies, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The FDA is responsible for food labeling regulations on all food products except meat and poultry items, which are regulated under FSIS and administrated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

 

FAPC-121 Process and Facility Sanitation PDF
Author: Tim Bowser, Jason Young Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 2404339 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: A general understanding of process and facility sanitation is important of the successful manufacturing of food products.

 

FAPC-123 Resources for Oklahoma's Women in Business PDF
Author: Jim Brooks, Rodney Holcomb, Corey Stone, Chuck Willoughby Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 861372 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: This fact sheet dispels myths and gives tips on starting your own woman-owned business.

 

FAPC-124 Helpful Tips for Improving the Visual Appeal of Marketing Materials PDF
Author: Jim Brooks, Rodney Holcomb, Corey Stone, Chuck Willoughby Creation Date: 03/02/04
PDF Size: 2188741 Modified Date: 03/02/04
Description: For companies who outsource the design of their marketing, this fact sheet gives tips to evaluate prospective service providers' portfolios or work examples.

 

FAPC-128 Plains Grains Inc.: A Wheat Information Resource PDF
Author: Shelly Regnier, Rodney Holcomb Creation Date: 07/09/04
PDF Size: 841552 Modified Date: 07/09/04
Description: This Fact Sheet describes the business structure, operational format, and activities of Plains Grains Incorporated (PGI), a new venture developed to market Oklahoma wheat on the basis of end-use quality characteristics.

 

F-810 Why Planning and Zoning? PDF
Author: Dean Barrett Creation Date: 10/02/03
PDF Size: 28721 Modified Date: 10/02/03
Description: This fact sheet discusses the reasons and needs for planning and zoning now and in the future.

 

F-821 Multiplier Analysis for Agriculture and Other Industries PDF
Author: Mike Woods Creation Date: 10/22/03
PDF Size: 507800 Modified Date: 10/22/03
Description: This fact sheet discusses multiplier analysis--the total impact on an economy when some change is caused by an external force or decision such as location of a new business or government facility.

 

F-859 Strategic Planning for Economic Development in Rural Areas and Small Towns of Oklahoma PDF
Author: Mike Woods Creation Date: 10/02/03
PDF Size: 24870 Modified Date: 10/02/03
Description: This fact sheet reviews the benefits of strategic planning, summarizes the steps required to build an economic development strategy, and provides some tools to do some of the preliminary work in building a strategy.

 

F-860 Keys to Success for Prospective Agricultural Exporters PDF
Author: Tommy Eshleman Creation Date: 10/02/03
PDF Size: 26740 Modified Date: 10/02/03
Description: This fact sheet provides sources of information and services to help prospective exporters enter the international marketplace.

 

F-862 Critical Factors in Attracting New Business and Industry in Oklahoma PDF
Author: Gordon Sloggett Creation Date: 10/02/03
PDF Size: 21807 Modified Date: 10/02/03
Description: The objectives of this fact sheet are to review the elements of an industrial recruitment program, important factors in industrial location, and changing national economy and new factors that will be important to industry and business location.

 

F-907 Volunteers and Community Economic Development PDF
Author: Mike Woods Creation Date: 07/28/03
PDF Size: 195513 Modified Date: 07/28/03
Description: This fact sheet reviews job creation strategies, discusses how community action plans are formulated, and addresses the role of volunteers in community economic development.

 

F-915 Home-Based Business: An Economic Development Alternative PDF
Author: Glenn Muske Creation Date: 10/08/03
PDF Size: 430012 Modified Date: 10/08/03
Description: This fact sheet discusses how home-based businesses benefit the communities where they are located.

 

F-918 Blueprints for Your Community's Future: A Targeted Economic Development Approach PDF
Author: Mike Woods Creation Date: 10/22/03
PDF Size: 81954 Modified Date: 10/22/03
Description: This fact sheet presents a targeted approach to local economic development efforts and a potential data/information source.

 

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