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According to the most recent CPI report, the overall food price index fell 0.4% in July, marking the first decrease since April 2019. This drop follows June's 0.6% increase and several months of significant price growth.  Food at home  Though food...
Have you been indulging in chocolate treats during the pandemic? Welcome to the club! The results of Morning Consult's 2020 Most Loved Brands survey suggest that chocolate is currently very close to people's hearts. Of the top 25 Most Loved...
Last week, Michigan issued an emergency order mandating COVID-19 testing for workers in the agricultural and food processing industries. Despite multiple outbreaks linked to food processing plants, this is the first such requirement. The order applies to migrant housing camp...
As we welcome a new month, here’s a look back on Food Industry Executive’s most-read articles from July.  #1. Challenging the Status Quo: The Future of Food Manufacturing and Consumer Preferences Following COVID-19 More than half of food manufacturers expect to...
The FDA's recently released New Era of Smarter Food Safety blueprint presents a new approach to food safety that builds on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The blueprint outlines a plan to use technology and other tools to...
Food prices continue to climb, now for the tenth consecutive month, according to the most recent CPI report. June saw a 0.6% rise in the overall food price index, following a 0.7% increase in May and a historic 1.5%...
Total 2019 sales for the specialty food market was $158.4  billion, a 10.7% increase since 2017, according to the new State of the Specialty Food Industry report from the Specialty Food Association (SFA). Brick-and-mortar retail accounted for 75% ($118 billion) of...
Prices for food at home are expected to increase 2.5 to 3.5% this year, according to the latest USDA forecast. That represents the biggest increase since 2011. The overall increase will largely be driven by the prices of meat, poultry,...
Another month has reached its end, and July has arrived. Take a minute to catch up on our most popular posts from June.  #1. Food Innovation During and After COVID-19 Roughly 20,000 new food and beverage products hit the shelves each...
Consultare implements, services, and supports SAP Business One, an application that runs in the cloud or on-premise and has all the features and functions needed for food and beverage producers. Features Capture all your business information in a single scalable...

Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Food Industry

The pace of change in the food industry is faster than ever, and it keeps accelerating. Much of the pressure comes from constantly changing...

Continuous License Monitoring: Myth vs. Fact

Ebook Sponsored by SuperVision Driver safety is the biggest source of fleet liability risk. Whether a business has a fleet of trucks or just one...

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...