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5 Ways Technology is Transforming the Food Supply Chain

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As sources diversify and consumer demands evolve toward transparency and wholeness, technology must play an ever-increasing role at every point in the food manufacturing supply chain. Some traditional processes will collapse, while others will expand in non-linear networks near and far around the globe. Here are five ways technology is transforming the food supply chain in response to its changing …

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Online Grocery Trends Report at Annual NFRA Conference

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TEMPE, AZ APRIL 04, 2016 /PRWEB/ MyWebGrocer, the leading provider of eCommerce and digital marketing solutions to the grocery and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries, announces that MyWebGrocer VP of Data & Insights, Michelle Cote, will present at the 24th Annual National Frozen and Refrigerated Food Association (NFRA) Executive Conference. As industry experts forecast notable growth and momentum for online …

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T is for Threat-Assessment: Critical Controls for Adulteration and Fraud

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According to Food Engineering Magazine, the well-known Hazard Assessment Critical Control Points (HACCP) are finding new definition around particular assessments of intentional contamination and food fraud. Since intent and fraud both imply human intervention, the critical control points (CCPs) for the T in “threats” differ in focus from simple proactive prevention of food-borne disease. Jim Cook, SGS North America food …

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Meat-Free Foods Market Report 2016-2026

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LONDON, MARCH 21, 2016 /PRNEWSWIRE/ The latest report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global meat-free foods market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $4,126m in 2016. Now: “Meat-free eaterie in Cork voted Ireland’s top restaurant” is an example of the business critical headlines that you need to know about – and more …

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FDA Final Guidance for Industry Acrylamide in Foods

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The FDA this week released its nonbinding recommendations for reducing industry acrylamide in processed foods. Acrylamide is a chemical that can form in some foods during certain types of high-temperature cooking. Formation occurs most commonly in plant-based foods that are fried or baked above 120 degrees Celsius such as french fries and potato chips, cookies, crackers, breakfast cereals, toasted bread, …

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Food Executives, to Your E-Commerce Starting Blocks

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It looks like the food industry can add e-commerce to its list of smart capital investments for 2016. Half of all market growth is now online, more for certain categories and markets. It’s a “winner-take-all world” for CPG, according to this just-released report from the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report recommends that all CPG …

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FSMA Opens Doors to Safety and Efficiency

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Door technology is trending in the wake of FSMA’s effects. As best practices become law, Food Manufacturing reports, doors are making a bigger difference in safety and energy efficiency. New wash-down doors roll up instead of sideways, and they’re made of anti-microbial, anti-corrosive polypropylene to eliminate “harborage” of harmful bacterias. Faster-moving doors are boosting both energy efficiency and productivity. They …

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F&B Dominates Biocatalysis and Biocatalysts Market With 36% Share

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PUNE, INDIA, MARCH 14, 2016 /PRNEWSWIRE/ Global Biocatalysis and Biocatalysts Market 2016-2020 research report segments the industry by type (carbohydrases, proteases, and lipases) by application (food and beverage industry, detergents industry, biofuel production industry, agriculture and feed industry, and biopharmaceutical industry) and by geography (APAC,Europe, North America, and ROW). Complete report on biocatalysts and biocatalysis market spread across 76 pages, analyzing …

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Tech Company Spices Things Up with Food Production Planning Software

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A new partnership was announced on Monday between software company PlanetTogether and spice specialists, Illes Seasonings & Flavors of Carrollton, TX. Illes’ Production Scheduling Manager Ed Czysz acknowledges that the company’s “sustained growth. . . presented a manufacturing challenge.” They needed a more robust scheduling system and turned to supply-chain software leader Planet Together for solutions. Les Howell, Executive Director …