Monday, October 14, 2019
When a food manufacturer came to FlexXray with concerns about a missing piece of Intralox, FlexXray ended up finding more than either of them expected.   When a client who provides sausage patties to many of the largest fast-food chains...
By Brandon Schwarz, Chief Executive Officer at Indeavor A U.S. PIRG Education Fund report found that food recalls have increased 10% since 2013. The uptick in recalls could be due partly to new technology and regulations that make it easier to...
By Guy Courtin, VP Industry & Solution Strategy, Infor Retail The grocery business is like picking a checkout lane: regardless if you choose the shortest line, you never truly feel like you “win.” The best grocers in the business are...
By Jeff Conner, Dallas Service Manager for Control Concepts In the food industry, where margins are slim, automation continues to make inroads in efforts to increase competitiveness through improved efficiency, productivity, and cost savings. Like other manufacturing industries, the food...
Executive summary Daylight Donuts is a small processing facility with big cleaning challenges. Their Oklahoma-based food plant manufactures the ingredients used to make donuts at their nearly 500 retail outlets. In the past, Daylight had used commercially available shop-style vacuums to...
By FPSA The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) Women’s Alliance Network has launched the Red Circle Honors program to recognize women and companies that have had a positive impact on women’s careers and gender balance in the food and beverage...
By Steve Ardagh, Founder and CEO, Eagle Protect PBC In response to PVC’s toxic threats, global governments and corporations have passed policies to phase out PVC, including vinyl (PVC) gloves, and switch to safer, healthier PVC-free products. This article explains the food...
By Steven Howell, Solutions for Retail Brands (S4RB Inc.) Retailers have long used private brand ranges to create a point-of-difference in a competitive market, although in recent years they have clearly stepped up their efforts to attract customers with "destination...
By Dax Schaefer, corporate executive chef and director of culinary innovation at Asenzya Inc. Move aside, Millennials, there’s a new generation quietly earning development and marketing dollars. Larger and more culinary educated than any...
By Leah B. Thibault, CEI Capital Management It’s one thing to be the kind of company that people want to work for – maybe you offer competitive pay, good benefits, and a great working environment. It’s another thing to be...

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