Food Processing

Food Processing

The food manufacturing industry (NAICS 311) transforms livestock and agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. Subsectors in this category include animal food manufacturing (NAICS 3111), grain and oilseed milling (NAICS 3112), sugar and confectionary product manufacturing (NAICS 3113), fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing (NAICS 3114), dairy product manufacturing (NAICS 3115), meat product manufacturing (NAICS 3116), seafood product preparation and packaging (NAICS 3117), bakeries and tortilla manufacturing (NAICS 3118), and other food manufacturing (NAICS 3119).

Processed foods are “value-added” products, referring to the fact that a raw commodity or commodities are transformed into a processed product through use of materials, labor, and technology. Any product that requires some degree of processing is referred to as a processed product, regardless of whether the amount of processing is minor, such as for canned fruit, or more complex, such as for snack foods.

Cleaning Products for Food Processing and Manufacturing

Alcohol-Saturated Polypropylene Wipers

The use of pre-wetted alcohol wipes has become commonplace and extremely important in the food processing industry, for a variety of reasons but particularly for hand hygiene. The polypropylene material is approved for food contact areas.

PolySat® (TX8723 or TX8727) incorporates soft, 100% melt-blown polypropylene substrate pre-wetted with a 0.2 µm filtered, 70% isopropyl alcohol/30% deionized water solution. With the inherent softness of the polyproylene, PolySat® wipers are ideal for sensitive surfaces.