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Strengthening the Food Supply Chain Through Transparency and Traceability: Q&A with Infor’s Marcel Koks

The early days of the pandemic exposed cracks in the food supply chain as food manufacturers and retailers struggled to keep up with demand. But, even before that, transparency and traceability were becoming more critical for companies seeking not only to prevent recalls but...

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Strengthening the Food Supply Chain Through Transparency and Traceability: Q&A with Infor’s Marcel Koks

The early days of the pandemic exposed cracks in the food supply chain as food manufacturers and retailers struggled to keep up with demand. But, even before that, transparency and traceability were becoming more...

CPI Report: Food Prices Back Up for December

After a slight decrease of 0.1% in November, the food price index rose by 0.4% in December, according to the latest CPI report.  Food at home  Prices for food at home also increased by 0.4% last...

Food Industry Support for Social Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion in 2020

In 2020 the food industry dealt not only with the COVID-19 pandemic but also with increasing demands to address issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The many companies that stepped up with monetary...

Equity, Sustainability, Digitization, and Phytonutrients: 2021 F&B Trends from quench

There’s been much speculation about what directions the food and beverage industry will head this year. In large part, the top anticipated trends have focused on consumer eating behaviors, like increasing demand for plant-based...

Food and Beverage Industry Reports Growth, Challenges in Latest ISM Report

U.S. manufacturing hit an almost 2½-year high last month as the Institute for Supply Management’s December Manufacturing PMI registered 60.7%. It was the 8th consecutive month of growth for the overall economy following March’s...

5 Types of Data That Food Manufacturers Need to Have a Handle On in...

By Alex Brown, technical editor, Form.com Since the start of the pandemic, the role of data in food manufacturing has evolved. Crucial touchpoints like safety compliance and quality assurance have transformed to meet swiftly changing...

Food Industry Executive’s Top 10 Articles of 2020

The end of 2020 is finally upon us! As we happily turn the page on this year, here’s a look back at the biggest stories we published. Not surprisingly, most of them were COVID-19-related....
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CDC Recommends Food & Agriculture Workers Get COVID-19 Vaccine in Next Phase

Food and agriculture workers are among the 30 million frontline essential workers who should be next in line for the COVID-19 vaccine, a CDC work group recommended on Sunday. According to NPR, the advisory...

2020 Food and Beverage M&As Slow, Then Regain Momentum

In 2019 the U.S. and Canadian food and beverage industry closed 276 mergers and acquisitions, according to Duff & Phelps, a multinational financial consultancy that publishes quarterly Food and Beverage M&A Landscape reports. The...

The Humble Pea Could Well Turn into Canada’s Next New Gold

By Robert Fernandez, Director of Economic Diversification, Parkland County Western Canadian provinces are sitting on 1.7 million acres of agricultural land that is ideally suited for the agriculture of protein-based pulses such as lentils, chickpeas,...