Friday, February 23, 2018
Earlier this month, Barron’s released its first (soon to be annual) list of the most sustainable companies in the United States. The ranking criteria included everything from greenhouse gas emissions and human rights to workplace diversity and accounting policies....
Food industry buyers don’t have a lot of choices when it comes to online shopping. That’s why we launched the Food Industry Executive Marketplace. The marketplace is the first of its kind, offering food industry buyers a way to...
According to the most recent CPI data, food prices rose in January following a small increase in December and a stable November. Food away from home saw its biggest jump since January 2017, increasing 0.4%. The substantial rise in...
Kellogg, Mars, PepsiCo, Ingredion, illycaffé, and Grupo Bimbo are among the 135 honorees on Ethisphere’s 2018 World Most Ethical Companies® list. PepsiCo is one of fifteen 12-time honorees, and Mars is one of fifteen first-time honorees. Ethisphere has been...
This week, the White House released its proposed 2019 budget. It includes both items from the 2018 budget that have not yet been enacted and new items in the form of eliminations and reductions. Let’s look at the implications...
The overall economy and the manufacturing sector grew again in January, according to the latest ISM report. The PMI was 59.1% in January, which is slightly lower than it was in December, but still high compared to the 12-month...
Newly-developed Bac M35 isn’t your run-of-the-mill preservative. In fact, it could feasibly replace chemical additives and salt used to ward off bacteria like Listeria monocytogenes. The kicker? It’s all-natural. The new preservative is a bacterial culture very similar to...
The two primary agencies responsible for overseeing food safety announced this week that they’ve signed a formal agreement to work more closely in the future. The agreement identifies three main areas where the agencies will increase their coordination, at...
After a steady couple of months, December showed price index increases for food at home and food away from home, according to the most recent CPI data. The food at home index rose 0.1% in December, with two grocery store...
According to a study by The Center for Food Integrity, consumers are finding it difficult to trust the food industry. In fact, just under half of survey respondents said they believe the food industry is headed in the right...

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