Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Food manufacturers have been scrambling to meet consumers' demands for healthier processed foods. They've reformulated their products to reduce or eliminate added sugars, preservatives, and certain fats. But there's been one stubborn holdout: sodium. A study published last year showed...
Food industry employees are satisfied with their jobs, according to Food Processing’s 11th annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey. This year’s results reveal that companies are offering more flexibility, bonuses, and other perks to keep their workforce happy. Below is...
Happy Frozen Food Month! Here are three studies whose results show frozen produce doesn't deserve its reputation for being less healthy than fresh. 1. Frozen vs fresh In 2015, researchers at the University of California at Davis compared the nutrient content for fresh versus frozen...
A new report from Mintel shines a light on some of this summer’s hottest trends in food and drink. From the grill to the cooler, consumers are looking for less sugar, more veggies, and bursts of flavor. Here’s what...
Manufacturers are steadily warming up to the idea of content marketing. CMI's Manufacturing Content Marketing: 2017 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America, released last November, found that 85% of manufacturers use content marketing, and 97% of those who use it report...
Interest in plant-based diets has been growing steadily. According to the Plant Based Foods Industry, this sector now represents a more than $5 billion market in the United States alone. And a market research report earlier this year found...
The upward trend of food costs continues. In March, the overall food index rose 0.3%, following a 0.2% increase in February, according the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. Here’s a closer look at the March Index numbers. Steady price...
According to new research from Acosta, there is one thing every generation can agree on: the importance of protein. Older generations put protein high on the grocery list because of associated health benefits. Younger generations, most notably, Millennials, are...
Product availability, product quality, and on-time delivery are the three most important factors for food processors selecting suppliers for replacement parts, according to the most recent study by Food Engineering. Lowest price, electronic ordering and order tracking, and national or global...
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roughly 90 percent of Easter baskets will include chocolate or candy, according to a national survey by the National Confectioners Association. "Americans enjoy having chocolate and candy to help make celebrations like Easter even...