Grocery Prices See Largest Annual Increase Since 2011 As Consumers Continue to Stock Their Pantries

Prices for food at home are expected to increase 2.5 to 3.5% this year, according to the latest USDA forecast. That represents the biggest increase since 2011. The overall increase will largely be driven by the prices of meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy, all of...

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Grocery Prices See Largest Annual Increase Since 2011 As Consumers Continue to Stock Their...

Prices for food at home are expected to increase 2.5 to 3.5% this year, according to the latest USDA forecast. That represents the biggest increase since 2011. The overall increase will largely be driven by...
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for June

Another month has reached its end, and July has arrived. Take a minute to catch up on our most popular posts from June.  #1. Food Innovation During and After COVID-19 Roughly 20,000 new food and beverage...
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Equipment Manufacturers Get Creative with Digital Technologies

Even with the availability of advanced technologies, food and beverage manufacturers have been slow to move deeper into the digital world. While some technologies have taken root, such as the use of virtual reality...
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Effects of COVID-19 on the Natural Products Market

“Far from abandoning their natural lifestyle during COVID-19, natural products shoppers are widening their preferences, seeking and avoiding various ingredients, label claims and certifications,” states COVID-19 and Navigating the Path Ahead: Supporting The Natural...

SAP Business One from Consultare Now Available on the Food Industry Executive Supplier Catalog

Consultare implements, services, and supports SAP Business One, an application that runs in the cloud or on-premise and has all the features and functions needed for food and beverage producers. Features Capture all your business...

Pet Food Industry Expects Heightened Demand and Elevated E-commerce Sales to Continue

The initial effects of COVID-19 on the pet food industry included a spike in food sales — online and in stores — as consumers rushed to stock up. And, in response, pet food and...
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Uber Freight, Feeding America Partnership Gets Much-Needed Supplies to Nation’s Food Banks

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the number of people facing food insecurity to soar. Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, estimates that 1 in 6 Americans could face hunger as a result...

Above-Average Food Price Increases Continue: May CPI Report

May is the ninth month in a row that food prices have been on the rise, according to the most recent CPI report. The overall food price index went up by 0.7% last month....
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Food Innovation During and After COVID-19

In "The Birth of a New Food or Beverage Product," we explored the process behind creating and bringing new products to market. And whether this is by a start-up with its first product or...

Only 3 Food Companies Named in DiversityInc’s Top 50

When it comes to diversity, the food industry has plenty of room for growth, and only a few companies are leading the way. Three food companies made it on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for...

Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Food Industry

The pace of change in the food industry is faster than ever, and it keeps accelerating. Much of the pressure comes from constantly changing...

Continuous License Monitoring: Myth vs. Fact

Ebook Sponsored by SuperVision Driver safety is the biggest source of fleet liability risk. Whether a business has a fleet of trucks or just one...

How to Calculate Your Overall Line Efficiency

Line Efficiency Calculator Sponsored by Garvey Do you know what the bottleneck is in your manufacturing process? The limiting factor that’s keeping you from ramping...
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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

eBook sponsored by Nilfisk In the food manufacturing industry, cleaning is business-critical. Not only are recalls an ever-present threat, but the FDA, USDA, OSHA, and...