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Exclusivity in Contract Manufacturing Agreements

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By Pamela A. Grinter, partner in the Corporate Department of Fox Rothschild LLP In a contract manufacturing relationship, a manufacturer contracts with a brand owner to produce goods for that brand owner. This relationship can benefit both parties: contract manufacturing allows a brand owner more...

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Exclusivity in Contract Manufacturing Agreements

By Pamela A. Grinter, partner in the Corporate Department of Fox Rothschild LLP In a contract manufacturing relationship, a manufacturer contracts with a brand owner to produce goods for that brand owner. This relationship can...

CPI Report: Food Prices Increase Slightly in August

The overall food price index increased by 0.1% in August, according to the most recent CPI report. This follows July’s 0.4% decrease, which interrupted several consecutive months of rising prices. Food at home  After a 1.1%...
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COVID-19 Increases Consumer Demand for Functional Foods and Beverages

Consumers already had an interest in functionality before the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the pandemic, 31% of consumers are taking more supplements and 29% are consuming more functional foods/beverages, according to the Functional Food...

Operationalizing COVID-19 Guidance: How To Keep Your Workers Safe

Do you feel like you’re swimming in COVID-19 guidance with no clear idea of how to operationalize it? This is a common problem in the food industry right now -- between the CDC, and...

Health and Wellness, Plant-Based Trends Drive Shifts in Consumer Behaviors

Several months in lockdown has left more than 75% of consumers motivated to stay healthy, according to new research from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM). The pandemic spurred several shifts in consumer behavior, ADM found,...

Behind the Food: Employee and Visitor Safety

By Ryan Haines and Benjamin Esparza, safety consultants for Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company. When viruses like COVID-19 first make news, people often ask whether it can spread through their favorite foods. Thankfully, current research...
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for August

It’s that time again  — we’re leaving another month behind to start a new one. Catch up on food industry news with our most-read articles from August.  #1. Unilever, Coca-Cola Company Make Top 5 on...

Pet Food Sustainability: Beyond the Package

In a 2019 report by the Pet Sustainability Coalition, 91% of industry professionals anticipated an increase in demand for sustainable pet products. And 50% expected that demand to grow rapidly.  Their predictions were correct. Sales...

Beekeeper Mobile Platform Now Available in the Food Industry Executive Supplier Catalog

Beekeeper’s mobile platform is the single point of contact for your frontline workforce. With all communications and systems in one place, your team can: Improve productivity and QC Reduce safety incidents Streamline SOPs Become...

Stressed-Out Consumers Want Solutions That Offer More for Less

“Balancing personal lives, work life, wellness, indulgence and convenience is taking a toll on consumers,” according to Food Trends: Consumer, Strategy and COVID-19 from Schieber Research. “The search for solutions for easier living —...

Remote Audits: Certification and Supplier Qualification at a Distance

New logistical challenges in F&B facilities make achieving compliance even tougher. COVID-19 has dramatically altered the way we work together in facilities in efforts...

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...