Insights: Food & Beverage

QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success
QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success

Do new employees understand the value of checking their work to confirm it follows the prescribed design criteria—or recipe for success?

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Top 4 tips for a successful fast track food project
Top 4 tips for a successful fast track food project

As speed to market becomes increasingly important in the food industry, understanding how to execute a successful fast-track food project is a necessity.

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Women in STEM: why does it matter?
Women in STEM: why does it matter?

Women make up around 50% of students pursuing higher education in STEM fields, but the number attaining higher-level postions is much lower.

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Jeff Janis joins Mead & Hunt with a holistic approach to food plants
Jeff Janis joins Mead & Hunt with a holistic approach to food plants

We are excited to welcome Jeff to the team! His experience will help us provide holistic solutions that will serve our clients for years to come.

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Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative
Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative

It is everyone’s responsibility to respond to climate change, because this will affect everybody—now and for generations to come. We are and will remain actively engaged in integrating climate change mitigation strategies into our planning, engineering, and architecture practice.

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The Future of Reclaimed Water for the Dairy Production Industry
The Future of Reclaimed Water for the Dairy Production Industry

Reclaimed or reused water, which is wastewater that gets recycled and diverted for another use before it moves out of the facility as wastewater, has recently been on the rise in all industries—including the dairy industry. This rise can be attributed to a number of factors.

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Mitigating risk of combustible dust hazard at food processing facilities
Mitigating risk of combustible dust hazard at food processing facilities

Dried or milled powders can create dusts that are major fire and explosion hazards.

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Master planning critical to major capital investment in food processing industry
Master planning critical to major capital investment in food processing industry

The food and beverage industry’s inability to predict the future is unique in its complexity.

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Utility piping design for food safe environments
Utility piping design for food safe environments

Utility piping design is often an afterthought while it should be considered early in the food plant design process.

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Advancing sanitary design at food processing facilities
Advancing sanitary design at food processing facilities

The food processing industry has made great progress in applying basic sanitary design techniques to new and remodeled processing facilities.

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