Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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Forbes recently published its 2021 lists of America’s 500 Best Large Employers and 500 Best Mid-Sized Employers. Nine large food and beverage companies and five mid-sized ones made the lists, which are based on a survey of 50,000 Americans...
Year-over-year sales growth for organic produce surpassed that of conventional produce in 2020, according to Organic Produce Network’s State of Organic Produce 2020 report.  With the exception of May 2020, organic sales growth was consistently higher than conventional produce sales...
Food prices changed little in January — the overall food price index went up by only 0.1% last month, following an increase of 0.3% in December, according to the latest CPI report. (The latest release includes corrections to December’s...
As we venture into the second month of the new year, catch up on food industry news with our most-read posts from January. #1. Food Industry Support for Social Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion in 2020 The past year sparked more in-depth...
94% of global manufacturing companies said that Industry 4.0 technologies keep operations running during COVID-19, according to the results of McKinsey & Company’s latest Industry 4.0 survey. More than half (56%) said digital technologies were “critical to their crisis...
Safeteams is a social distancing and contact tracing solution designed to keep your workplace safe and open. Their wearable devices help you enforce social distancing and automatically trace contacts in your workplace in case someone at your facility gets...
After a slight decrease of 0.1% in November, the food price index rose by 0.4% in December, according to the latest CPI report.  Food at home  Prices for food at home also increased by 0.4% last month, following a 0.3% decline...
In 2020 the food industry dealt not only with the COVID-19 pandemic but also with increasing demands to address issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The many companies that stepped up with monetary and diversity commitments include: Albertsons donated...
U.S. manufacturing hit an almost 2½-year high last month as the Institute for Supply Management’s December Manufacturing PMI registered 60.7%. It was the 8th consecutive month of growth for the overall economy following March’s COVID-19-related decline. The food, beverage, and...
The end of 2020 is finally upon us! As we happily turn the page on this year, here’s a look back at the biggest stories we published. Not surprisingly, most of them were COVID-19-related. Even as we begin putting...