3 edition of Energy use by selected food processing firms in the western United States found in the catalog.
Energy use by selected food processing firms in the western United States
Norman K. Whittlesey
by Washington State University, College of Agriculture Research Center in [Pullman]
Written in English
|Statement||Norman K. Whittlesey.|
|Series||Circular -- 634., Circular (Washington State University. College of Agriculture. Research Center) -- 634.|
|Contributions||Washington State University. College of Agriculture. Research Center.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||82 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||82|
This work estimates the energy embedded in wasted food annually in the United States. We calculated the energy intensity of food production from agriculture, transportation, processing, food sales, storage, and preparation for as ± trillion BTU. In approximately 27% of edible food was wasted. A. to acquire the firm at a price that cannot recapture the investment. B. to require the acquired firm's resources and management capability to sustain the ongoing struggling operation. C. to pay a premium price for a successful local company or to buy a struggling firm at a discount price.
The United States food and kindred products industry or Standard Industry Code (SIC) 20 plays a vital role in the US economy and in foreign trade due to its large size, growth, and diverse products. The objective ofthis study was toconduct a review ofthe energy use and trends in the food industry, the fifth largest user ofenergy within the SIC. grows by %/year, accounting for 51% of the total increase in transportation energy use, largely as the result of a sizable increase in the country’s middle class. Energy use by heavy-duty vehicles increases by an average of %/year from to and accounts for 18% of the total increase in India’s transportation energy use.
Food Processing generates annual lists of the top food and beverage companies in the United States and Canada. Our 42nd annual Top © list () ranks food and beverage processors based on their sales of value-added, consumer-ready goods that were processed in . Food processing is one of the most energy-intensive industries, yet many companies still lack a strong organizational commitment to improving their energy management. Companies that do make the commitment, however, implement energy management programs that yield impressive results.
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Download chart data in Excel format. Food and beverage processing plants are located throughout the United States. According to the Census Bureau's County Business Patterns (CBP), California had the most food and beverage manufacturing plants (5,) inwhile New York (2,) and Texas (2,) were also leading food and beverage manufacturing States.
Four firms control 85% of the beef packing market; 82% of soybean processing is controlled by 4 firms. 34,35; The top four food retailers sold almost 45% of America’s food incompared to only 17% in 36; Energy Flow in the U.S.
Food Sys19,20,31,32. In addition, the food processing industry has the potential for integrating the use of renewable energy sources in order to reduce pollution and waste generation, and so reduce overall costs. A typical example is the use of bagasse as a biofuel for generating the energy needed for processing in a cane sugar plant and exporting any surplus.
10 items 6, Food Processing Companies in the United States. Search or browse our list of Food Processing companies by category or location. The U.S. food processing sector is extensively regulated by state and federal agencies. Federal agencies dominate the regulatory oversight: USDA FSIS for the meat and poultry processing businesses and FDA for all other food processing businesses.
State agencies also have an active role in overseeing food processing businesses within their respective states, but their role is in collaboration.
Economics of Food Processing in the United States aims to provide an economic overview of the food processing industries in the United States; to explore the firm-level implications of social, economic, technological, and institutional forces for selected food processing industries; and to uncover some of the implications for consumers, raw product producers, and the national economy of the.
Energy conservation technologies can reduce the total energy consumption of a food process and thus reduce the total production costs.
Energy efficiency improvement in the food industry should not be considered to only provide economic benefit since it may also provide benefits for environmental protection, social sustainability, energy supply.
percent, while per capita food-related energy use in the United States increased by percent. The population of the United States grew by more than 14 million over the period, pushing total energy use up by percent and effecting an increase in total food-related energy use of percent.
However, the food system includes not only food production, but distribution and manufacturing as well. The USDA estimated that food-related energy use comprised % of the national energy budget in  On a larger scale, the global food system is responsible for a significant portion of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions.
Addressing energy efficiency in food processing technologies is an essential ingredient for solving the global energy efficiency challenge. Industrial food processing technologies need to embrace the cleantech revolution to reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable (and viable) world.
The Fruit & Vegetable Processing Focus is a partnership between EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and food processing companies to improve energy efficiency within their operations.
Tools are available here to help improve manufacturing energy efficiency. largest food corporations. Large-scale commercial food processing and retailing originated in Western Europe and the United States, and the two regions today account for 35 of the world’s 50 largest food manufacturing firms (app.
The most renowned food companies today were founded in the. In the food processing industry, loss points can be found in many areas: time, energy, water, ingredients, packaging, scaling, scrap, and trash.
In a food processing facility the proofer, oven, cooler and associated steam systems typically account for between 50 and 60 percent of the energy consumed, with the oven using the most energy. 1. Introduction. The food processing industry has a vital role in the northwest region of the United States, employing o people and producing over $31 billion in goods (United States Census Bureau, ).Transforming raw livestock and agricultural products into a widely diverse range of products for consumption, the food industry consists of many sub industries/sectors such as fruit.
Americans are overexposed to products that are high in energy, saturated fat, sugar and salt, according to a new study that reports the United States packaged food. Industry Name: Number of firms: PBV: ROE: EV/ Invested Capital: ROIC: Advertising: %: %: Aerospace/Defense: %: %.
The book begins with a discussion of the energy flow in the food system. This is followed by chapters that examine alternatives for the use of the external solar energy; the role of energy in world agriculture and food supply; the energy, land, and labor inputs in several major crop systems in northeastern China; and energy and food.
While the food-processing sector is typically amongst the largest manufacturing energy consumers in states where the industry is located, and has the fifth-highest energy consumption of the sectors considered in this analysis, its energy intensity is relatively low (see Table 16).
The food processing sector provides a good illustration of the concentration of the material flows within the food supply chain in the United States.
The 12 percent of plants with more than employees ship 77 percent of all of the value of food, and mergers and acquisitions continue to.
The United States is the world’s largest consumer of energy in general and of oil and refined products in particular. However, our current and forecasted energy production and consumption balance is improving towards a position of declining imports and more efficient use of all energy sources.
domestic needs of food, the food processing industry will require a reliable supply of energy. Several studies have focused on determining energy consumption by the food sector. These find- ings, summarized by the Federal Energy Administra- tion (), provide a perspective of energy use in the U.S.
food system.a. one firm is the sole producer of a good or service. b. one firm is the sole buyer of a good or service.
c. firms encourage competition by starting "price wars" among competitors. d. firms collude in setting prices and levels of output.Energy Use in the U.S. Food System Perhaps the most prolific analysts of food system energy use over the past twenty years have been David and Marcia Pimentel.
Much of their work compares the energetics of modern, industrial agriculture with farming systems based on human and animal labor.