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Manufacturing Contracts for Third Consecutive Month: January ISM Report

U.S. manufacturing economic activity contracted for the third consecutive month in January, according to the most recent Manufacturing ISM® Report on Business®. The manufacturing PMI came in at 47.4%, 1 percentage point lower than December’s seasonally adjusted 48.4%. Food, beverage, and tobacco was one of...
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Manufacturing Contracts for Third Consecutive Month: January ISM Report

U.S. manufacturing economic activity contracted for the third consecutive month in January, according to the most recent Manufacturing ISM® Report on Business®. The manufacturing PMI came in at 47.4%, 1 percentage point lower than...
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for January

Need to catch up on the latest happenings in the food and beverage industry? Our top five articles for January include a look at the Kroger-Albertsons merger, how to draw Gen Z to manufacturing,...

3 Strategies to Strengthen Sustainable Food Processing Operations

By Douglas Woodruff, Vice President of NPD & Technology at JBT Diversified Food & Health Consumers and businesses around the world are finding new ways to prioritize sustainability in the wake of climate change, and...

Consumers Want to Travel Through Their Taste Buds: Kerry’s 2023 Taste and Nutrition Charts

Kerry’s 2023 Taste and Nutrition Charts report is here, predicting the flavors that will inspire innovative food and beverage products this year.  Many of the flavors on this year’s charts represent traditional recipes and allow...

Semi-retirement as a Stopgap Solution to the Labor Shortage

Retirement is a bigger contributor to the manufacturing labor shortage than quitting. This was the finding of a Manufacturing Institute survey in February 2022: 82% of respondents who had left a manufacturing job in...

Frank Yiannas, FDA’s Top Food Safety Official, Resigns, Citing Structural Problems

Citing structural issues, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, Frank Yiannas, resigned this week. He will leave the post on February 24. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf (read the full...

New Food and Beverage Product Launches, January 23 – 27

Alcohol-free cocktails, veggie-powered bread, and functional oat butter bars are among this week’s new food and beverage products. AF Drinks: Free AF Non-Alcoholic Drinks In time for Dry January and in line with the “sober curious”...

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