Luceo in Food Safety Magazine

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Hausbeck Pickle Company has been producing pickles and pickled products for almost 90 years. Although the company started out as from a small-town pickle producer, it grew into one of the largest suppliers for fast food chains in North America, servicing fast food giants such as Subway, Burger King and Sonic. Today, their product line includes a variety of pickles, pickle spears, pickle chips, banana peppers and jalapeƱos, all packaged in large plastic pouches.

The Plan
Hausbeck Pickle Co. aimed to reduce recalls and losses resulting from faulty seals in plastic pouches. Their challenges were four-fold:
– Check seals on plastic pickle packages
– Eliminate bubbles and creases in seal
– Eliminate food particles in seal
– Ensure water-tight and air-tight seals