Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Food Prices Increase for the Second Consecutive Month: October CPI Report

Food prices rose for the second month in a row, according to the most recent CPI report. October saw a 0.2% increase, slightly higher than September’s 0.1% increase. Food at home  The overall price index for food at home, which was unchanged in September, grew by...

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Food Prices Increase for the Second Consecutive Month: October CPI Report

Food prices rose for the second month in a row, according to the most recent CPI report. October saw a 0.2% increase, slightly higher than September’s 0.1% increase. Food at home  The overall price index for...

Did You Know? When “Bugs” in a Food Processing Plant Are a Good Thing

Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. It doesn’t matter if a food or beverage...
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Innova Announces Top 10 Food Trends for 2020

In a recent webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights, shared the company’s top 10 food trends for 2020.  Trend 1: Storytelling: Winning with words Storytelling is crucial to success in the...

Snacks Are Officially the New Meals, Mondelez Report Finds

Would you be willing to give up social media for a month to have your favorite snack every day? What about your cell phone? Three in 10 adults would agree to the first arrangement, and...

Research Shows Younger Consumers Open to New Food Technology, and They’ll Probably Talk About...

There’s no denying the impact that the younger generations are having on the food industry. Companies only recently started to get a handle on what Millennials want, and then Gen Z came along and...

Moving Beyond Clean Label

“Consumers are developing an opinion that Clean Label does not necessarily mean better or added nutrition.” That’s the finding in the Future of Food: Unlocking Consumer Expectations For Food & Beverages Beyond Clean Label,...
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for October

Another month is here, and we’re nearing the end of the year. In case you missed them, here are our most popular posts from October.  #1. Top 10 OSHA Violations in Food Manufacturing in 2019 In...

Food Industry Making Strides on Water Security, But Still Has a Long Way to...

The food industry is a massive consumer of water, using more than 70% of the world’s fresh water resources to grow crops, feed livestock, and process ingredients. Because of this, food companies are highly...

Whole Foods Predicts the Top Food and Beverage Trends of 2020

In the fifth annual announcement of its kind, Whole Foods Market tapped into the expertise of more than 50 of its team members to anticipate the biggest food and beverage trends of 2020. Some...

The Rise and Fall of Grain-Free Pet Food

It’s been more than a decade since grain-free pet formulas hit the shelves and attracted curious consumers. Owners made the switch because they believed the absence of grains was healthier for their pets. Some...

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...