Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for May

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As we head into a new month, here’s a look at our most-read posts from May.  #1. 70% of Consumers Adding More Frozen Foods to Their Carts: American Frozen Food Institute Frozen foods are experiencing substantial sales growth that may continue for the next few months,...

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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for May

As we head into a new month, here’s a look at our most-read posts from May.  #1. 70% of Consumers Adding More Frozen Foods to Their Carts: American Frozen Food Institute Frozen foods are experiencing substantial...
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Sales Growth of Plant-Based Food Outpacing Total Food During Pandemic

On April 15, we published an article speculating about whether the plant-based food trend would survive COVID-19. At that time, meat sales had been spiking and a few analysts had predicted that shopping during...

Food & Beverage Social Marketing During COVID-19

By Martin Stoll, Founder and CEO, Sparkloft Media From social interactions to purchase habits, Americans are consciously and unconsciously shrinking their worlds, pursuing closer, more tight-knit connections with one another. How do food & bev...
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COVID-19 and Food Production Challenges

Overall, food and beverage manufacturers are moving toward pre-COVID-19 levels of production, according to Plex Systems, Inc, which offers a smart manufacturing platform. However, food companies are having varied experiences depending on the specific...

PepsiCo Gets into the DTC Game

Daily online sales for grocery jumped 110% in April, according to Adobe’s Digital Economy Index (DEI). This is, of course, due to the current pandemic, which is driving e-commerce across the board. But will it...

Social Media for Food Brands in the Time of COVID-19

How has COVID-19 changed consumer response to social media posts by food brands? To find out, ListenFirst, a social media analytics platform, measured the volume of reactions, comments, shares, retweets, and likes for new...

Food Prices Rose Tremendously in April: CPI Report

Food prices are steadily increasing, now for the eighth consecutive month, according to the most recent CPI report. The overall food price index went up by 1.5% in April, significantly greater than March’s 0.3%...

70% of Consumers Adding More Frozen Foods to Their Carts: American Frozen Food Institute

As consumers stock up on grocery items and prepare more food at home, one category is experiencing sales far above the rest. Long shelf-life and easy preparation have driven up sales of frozen foods...

OSHA’s COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for Manufacturing

COVID-19 has forced the temporary closure of many food and beverage plants as some factories have become hotbeds for the spread of the disease. (Food Dive is tracking plant closures at the major food...
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for April

As we say goodbye to April showers and hope for May flowers, take a minute to catch up on our top food industry articles from the past month.  #1. The Effects of Coronavirus on the...

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...