Monday, July 16, 2018
The U.S. spirits industry has good reason to raise a glass. At its annual briefing in February, the Distilled Spirits Council reported that sales of U.S. spirits grew steadily in 2015. Whiskey sales were particularly strong, and only one...
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...
The last FSMA final rule has passed, and many manufacturers, especially the largest ones, may face a bumpy road to compliance. Safety is a primary concern, and food safety depends most on a clean environment. Here are some basic...
Food is under scrutiny these days. Contamination can have devastating effects, both for consumers and for companies, and technology allows unprecedented access to information and conversations about food safety and quality. Each year, the Center for Food Integrity studies in-depth...
WASHINGTON, MAY 23, 2016 / PRNewswire-USNewswire  The National Confectioners Association has officially unwrapped the latest candy and snack industry trends of 2016 as the Sweets & Snacks Expo kicks off in Chicago from May 24 through May 26 at McCormick...
2016's New Product Pacesetters Report released last month from IRI reveals a few things marketers can learn from the top food and beverage products introduced last year. There's a notable, ongoing shift in consumer preferences toward innovation and interaction. Willingness to try...
Logistics of complex supply chains can become a stumbling block on the path to transparency. One way to meet the growing consumer demands is to simplify, simplify, simplify. We spoke with Shani Atapattu, Vice President of Overseas Cargo, Inc. about how third-party...
In today's on-the-go consumer lifestyles, snack foods are enjoying a revolution, and now they're younger and healthier than ever before. A Food Processing article this week says Technomic's latest Consumer Trends Report shows over half of consumers snack between meals. Snacking is...
According to a recent Sparta Systems survey, a majority of food and beverage companies (61%) feel ready to meet the stricter requirements of the first food reform laws the U.S. has seen in 70 years. We've broken down the free...
According to the most recent numbers, beef production has seen an unexpected uptick of 3.0 percent for the year to date. Factors surrounding this rise may impact the timing and total production for 2016, says Dr. Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State...