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After no changes in September, the food price index climbed by 0.2% in October, according to the most recent CPI report.  Food at home  Prices for food at home increased by just 0.1% last month, following three months of decreases. Most...
Food manufacturing continued its trend of adding jobs last month, according to the latest employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The sector added 6,200 jobs, for a total of 1,620,100. This contributed to a 638,000 net job...
Thirty-two percent of consumers worry holiday celebrations will cause COVID-19 cases to spike, and 31% say they aren’t looking forward to the holidays the way they usually do, according to new research from IRI.  However, Americans will find new ways...
As we approach the end of the year and head into the holiday season, here’s a look back at our most-read articles from October.  #1. The Future of Food Tech: Is Plant-Based Meat the New Oat Milk? Research indicates that consumers...
When news of the new coronavirus started to spread late last year, Jake Wood and his partners at Team Rubicon went on high alert. Team Rubicon is a disaster relief organization made up of more than 130,000 United States...
Sales of plant-based food reached a record $5 billion in 2019, and the sales growth has increased during the pandemic. Companies like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat get a lot of attention in their attempt to replicate meat. However,...
After a small increase of 0.1% in August, the food price index remained stable in September, according to the most recent CPI report.  Food at home  Food at home prices dropped by 0.4% last month, more than August’s 0.1% decrease. This...
Form.com specializes in taking any audit, inspection, or field data collection process and turning it into a fully integrated mobile application. Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders use Form.com applications to improve quality, promote safety, and ensure compliance in the...
Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its 2020 Better Plant Annual Progress Update. The Better Plants program helps manufacturing partners work to reduce energy intensity across their U.S. operations. The typical goal is 25% energy savings...
We’ve arrived in the final quarter of the year. If you missed September’s food industry news, here are our top articles from the month to keep you informed.  #1. Operationalizing COVID-19 Guidance: How To Keep Your Workers Safe COVID-19 guidance is...