Monday, April 23, 2018
Foodservices companies Compass Group, which runs cafeterias around the world, and Cava, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant chain, were the only food companies to make Forbes’ list of Top 50 World’s Most Innovative Companies this year. Coming in at #34,...
The USDA and HHS announced today that they will soon begin taking public comments on the proposed priority topics and supporting scientific questions that will guide the development of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). This is the...
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...