UPDATED 3/27/20 Across industries, COVID-19 risks have prompted companies to make adjustments to the way they work, such as advising employees to work from home and practicing social distancing. But those on the front lines, like food and beverage manufacturers,...
Originally published on March 5, 2020. Coronavirus is affecting businesses across industries and across the globe, and the food industry is no exception. In light of the outbreak, food companies are having to make difficult decisions like shutting down operations...
Do you produce or stock personal protective equipment? PCR test kits? If so, the government needs your help to fight the spread of COVID-19. On request from the White House, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), in partnership with PMMI,...
UPDATED 3/23/2020 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans currently have a relatively low risk of being exposed to COVID-19. The highest risk is among those in close contact with infected individuals (family members, healthcare providers, etc.) and...
Chobani, best known for introducing Greek yogurt to American consumers, recently announced the Spring 2020 cohort for its Chobani Incubator program. Here are the companies that were selected this year. A Dozen Cousins -- Creole, Caribbean, and Latin American-inspired meals...
Food prices rose for the sixth month in a row, according to the most recent CPI report. At 0.4%, February’s overall price index increase was twice that of January. Food at home  The price index for food at home went up...
In a white paper titled “Snacking Solutions: Understanding the Modern Snack-Food Consumer,” Cargill surveyed more than 1,000 U.S. consumers to determine why and how they choose and consume different types of snacks. The results revealed how prevalent snacking is...
With February now behind us, here are our most popular posts from the month to help you catch up on industry news.  #1. Grocery Shopping Habits of Gen Z and Millennials A recent survey found that millennials and Gen Z have...
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that Paul Kiecker will serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), replacing Carmen Rottenberg. Kiecker has been with FSIS for more than 30...
Food prices rose for the fifth month in a row, according to the most recent CPI report. January’s overall price index increased by 0.2%, the same amount as in December. Food at home  The price index for food at home increased...

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