• Publication Date: 01/01/2000
  • Organization(s):
    Ingredient Masters
  • Article Type: Case Histories
  • Subjects: Storage, Weighing and batching
A bulk ingredient dispensing system helps a quick-mix food producer eliminate waste, reduce costs, and increase plant productivity.

Calhoun Bend Mill, located in Jonesville, La., produces a variety of quick food mixes for Southern-style desserts, breads, and fried foods. The family-owned business began in 1987, when brothers Jesse and Patrick started making ground cornmeal in a small room measuring 20 feet by 20 feet. Today, the company employs 20 operators at a new, larger facility.

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