Saturday, December 7, 2019

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Getting to Green: Consolidation, Regulation, and the Recycling of Food Production Facilities

SPONSORED CONTENT Food manufacturers needing to expand or relocate face two immediate choices: Build new from the ground up, either on-site or in a secondary location Identify existing space suitable for retrofit and occupancy. Capital resources, site availability, timing constraints, and customer input all...

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Turning Packaging Waste into Plant Food

As food and beverage companies adopt sustainability initiatives, much of the efforts are going toward redesigning packaging. Some brands are focusing on packaging that’s easier to recycle and reuse, while others are favoring materials...

USDA Food Price Outlook for 2019 and 2020

The USDA released a recent report with 2019 food price data, along with food price predictions for 2020. From October 2018 to October 2019 overall food prices increased 2.1%. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for...

Getting to Green: Consolidation, Regulation, and the Recycling of Food Production Facilities

SPONSORED CONTENT Food manufacturers needing to expand or relocate face two immediate choices: Build new from the ground up, either on-site or in a secondary location Identify existing space suitable for retrofit and occupancy....
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for November

And here we are at the end of another month. As we head into December, catch up on our readers’ favorite posts from November.  #1. Innova Announces Top 10 Food Trends for 2020 From storytelling to...

Making It Easier to Recycle Food Packaging

92% of people believe food and beverage brands should actively promote recycling. 81% of people prefer to buy from brands that have made a commitment to environmental sustainability. More than half of consumers...

Food Prices Increase for the Second Consecutive Month: October CPI Report

Food prices rose for the second month in a row, according to the most recent CPI report. October saw a 0.2% increase, slightly higher than September’s 0.1% increase. Food at home  The overall price index for...

Did You Know? When “Bugs” in a Food Processing Plant Are a Good Thing

Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. It doesn’t matter if a food or beverage...
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Innova Announces Top 10 Food Trends for 2020

In a recent webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights, shared the company’s top 10 food trends for 2020.  Trend 1: Storytelling: Winning with words Storytelling is crucial to success in the...

Snacks Are Officially the New Meals, Mondelez Report Finds

Would you be willing to give up social media for a month to have your favorite snack every day? What about your cell phone? Three in 10 adults would agree to the first arrangement, and...

Research Shows Younger Consumers Open to New Food Technology, and They’ll Probably Talk About...

There’s no denying the impact that the younger generations are having on the food industry. Companies only recently started to get a handle on what Millennials want, and then Gen Z came along and...

How to Calculate Your Overall Line Efficiency

Line Efficiency Calculator Sponsored by Garvey Do you know what the bottleneck is in your manufacturing process? The limiting factor that’s keeping you from ramping...
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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

eBook sponsored by Nilfisk In the food manufacturing industry, cleaning is business-critical. Not only are recalls an ever-present threat, but the FDA, USDA, OSHA, and...