Thursday, August 16, 2018
Consumers and manufacturers alike want sustainable, cost-effective packaging for their food. As new materials and designs develop to meet these demands, food and beverage companies must address a full spectrum of concerns. Food Engineering interviewed Michael Kuebler, the technical director of...
PepsiCo, Inc. announced today a 2025 global sustainability agenda, "designed to foster continued business growth in a way that responds to changing consumer and societal needs." This announcement comes on the heels of a Reuters report of confidential negotiations between PepsiCo and...
As part of its Energy Transition for Green Growth act, France has become the first country in the world to set a timer ticking on plastic cups, plates, and utensils. Some organizations in Europe already plan to challenge the ban....
Millennial demand for transparency in food may be one driver of innovation in today's thermal processing and packaging. According to Food Engineering, canning processes of the past produced mushy, oversalted, and flavorless - albeit, safe - food. Today's sensors, controls,...
As it turns out, there is a finite amount of water. If recent crises are any indication, the need for effective food and water waste management has never been more imperative. Implementing new waste management techniques will end up...
The diversity of Michigan's agricultural produce is second only to California's in the U.S., making it a great choice for growing food processing opportunities in the state. Michigan's also in a prime location, with the number-one border crossing in North...
A Mintel report released earlier this year shows 80% of consumers agree that reducing food waste is as important as reducing packaging waste. Transparent, resealable, and portion-controlled packaging top the average food shopper's list, with over half (54%) of those...
The war is over between nutrition and taste. Researchers at Oregon State University have patented dulse, a translucent, red strain of seaweed. So far it's been farmed and fed to Abalone. Now, says Chris Langdon of OSU, there may...
In a statement from the White House yesterday, President Obama expressed gratitude and pride for the passage of "an overwhelmingly bipartisan piece of legislation," The Global Food Security Act of 2016. The act writes Feed the Future, the U.S. global hunger and...
In the wealth of speculation and analysis over the future of the global packaged foods industry, it's difficult to know what to watch out for and whether growth will skyrocket or slump. In any case, the constant evolution of technology...

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