How Prepared Are Food Companies for the Next Pandemic?

Pandemic preparedness
Thirty percent of food companies expect another pandemic in the next four years and 50% expect one in the next decade. Those are the findings of a survey presented in the webinar COVID-19 Outlook & Impacts on the Food Beverage Industry, by Judi Lazaro,...

LATEST ARTICLES

Pandemic preparedness

How Prepared Are Food Companies for the Next Pandemic?

Thirty percent of food companies expect another pandemic in the next four years and 50% expect one in the next decade. Those are the findings of a survey presented in the webinar COVID-19 Outlook...
Sustainability

Three Steps to a Mindset Shift – To Sustain Our Planet and Feed the...

By Wil Schoenmakers at PA Consulting Feeding our planet in a sustainable way presents a complex knot of a challenge – one that’s interconnected and seemingly insoluble. One-third of all produced food is wasted, and...

Most People Would At Least Consider Trying Cultured Meat

Just a few years ago, cultured meat (aka cultivated meat, lab-grown meat, cell-based meat) seemed as far away as flying cars. But today, like flying cars, meat grown outside of an animal may be...

Announcing the Food Industry Executive Webinar Directory

Webinars are great tools for learning new skills and gaining the latest industry insights, but it's not always easy to find the events that will be the most relevant for you -- and fit...

Food Prices Still on the Rise: April CPI Report

After inching up by 0.1% in March, the food price index climbed 0.4% in April, according to the most recent CPI report. This jump marks the fourth consecutive month of food price increases. Rising costs...

Ingredients, Labor, Shipping Drive CPG Price Increases

Food prices in all categories increased last year due to various challenges associated with COVID-19. According to BLS data, food prices overall increased 3.9%, which was more than double the increase in 2019. The...

Trusted PPE Hand Sanitizer and Face Masks Now Available in the Food Industry Executive...

Need to stock up on PPE for your workers? You can now find face masks and hand sanitizer from Trusted PPE in the Food Industry Executive Supplier Catalog. Gel Hand Sanitizer (75% Alcohol) With Pump,...
Grilled chicken

Making People Feel Guilty Doesn’t Decrease Meat Consumption, But It Does Encourage Healthier Food...

We’re all familiar with advertisements showing pictures of livestock animals with slogans like “I’m not meat.” But, do they actually work to decrease meat consumption? According to the results of a new study from researchers...
Corporate reputation

Food Industry Receives “Strong” Reputation Score, Barilla Is Top-Performing F&B Company on 2021 Global...

In 2013, Barilla’s reputation took a hit when chairman Guido Barilla made homophobic remarks in a radio interview. Just two years later, thanks to CEO Claudio Colzani’s quick action, Barilla scored 100% on the...
Top 5

Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for April

From pandemic-driven consumer behaviors to plant-based foods, catch up on food industry news with our most-read articles from April.  #1. Frozen Food Sales Win in the Pandemic Sales of frozen food reached $65.1 billion in 2020,...