Food Processing Industry Energy and Water Consumption in the Pacific Northwest


Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies
Marc Compton
Sarah Willis
Behnaz Rezaie
Karen Humes
1 June 2018

This aims to quantify key sources of energy and water consumption in the food processing industry. It focuses on food-related facilities common in the U.S. states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Industrial processes that have the greatest potential for energy savings are identified, and novel emerging technologies directly related to food processing are summarized.