Revolution

  The chickens on the spit go ‘round and ‘round… The word revolution can be traced to the Latin word, revolutio, “a turn around”. As we know there are multiple meanings that can be inferred from this word, depending on context. Among them, “motion of any figure about a center or axis”. This is one […]


Stick it. Sign it. Simple!

This is Wyze Temp® Plus. You may recall it was a hit at the recent Process Expo show that Matrix exhibited at in Chicago. Besides it being a wireless RFID technology and having no wires to get tangled, worn out, and broken the Plus is perfect for both cooking and chilling. Think large food processors […]


Highlights of a Stellar Time at Process Expo 2017

  We recently returned from four days of exhibiting at the Process Expo in Chicago. This show gathers many of the world’s top food processing technology disrupters together under one roof. The show is held every-other year and we were happy to discover that a lot has changed in that short amount of time. Among […]


A Primer on Food Safety, Expenditure, and Process

The United States has one of the lowest incidences of foodborne illness in the world. Yearly, about 1 in 10 people around the globe get sick from food. That’s 10% of the world’s population. Those of us in the U.S. are fortunate to have food safety regulations implemented and overseen by the USDA & FDA. […]


Top 10 Temperature Probes of 2017

If you are not already checking the temperature of your cooked meats before consuming, or serving to your family and friends, it’s time to begin doing so. You want to check the temperature to make sure that your food is safe-to-serve so that no one gets sick. There are many temperature devices to choose from, […]


The 3 Most Widely Used Grill Types

The home grill and barbecue market is one of the hottest in the world, with total sales raking in 1.47 billion dollars in 2016 alone. Outdoor grilling has been a favorite American pastime since the early 1950s, but of course grilling as a way of cooking food goes way back. Today the three most widely […]


Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

Another whirlwind May for Matrix and Wyze Temp In May we exhibited at two back-to-back shows. First, the Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, Illinois where we gathered with top leaders in food safety. For us this was a new and fantastic show. The main topic on everyone’s mind was meeting the new FSMA (Food Safety […]


Ensure a Food Safe Summer

Or, How to NOT Invite Foodborne Illness to The Party The outdoor food season is here; the weather is beautiful, trees and flowers are in bloom, and everyone is outside doing summer activities. We’re attending and hosting all manner of picnics, reunions, and backyard barbecues while we soak up the sunshine. Great food and great […]


Matrix Celebrates with Tailgate Party

Do you know how a local company is making a difference in the beer and barbecue industries? Matrix Product Development showcased its recently developed products at a tailgate party held on August 10. The event was hosted by Matrix at the company office located at 11 North Bird Street in Sun Prairie. The company’s newest […]


To Sous Vide or Not To Sous Vide? (and what is Sous Vide?)

How Matrix Makes Sous Vide Safer What is sous vide? Formally, sous vide is French for “under vacuum” and is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “a method of cooking food slowly in a vacuum-sealed pouch at a low temperature so as to retain most of the juice and aroma.” Essentially, it is placing sealed food in […]