Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The overall economy and the manufacturing sector grew again in January, according to the latest ISM report. The PMI was 59.1% in January, which is slightly lower than it was in December, but still high compared to the 12-month...
The purchasing managers index (PMI) fell 1.5% in March to 59.3%, according to the most recent ISM data. This means that the manufacturing economy is still expanding (anything over 50% represents growth), but at a slower rate than it...
As Bob Dylan famously said, “The times they are a-changin.’” This sentiment was abundantly clear in our most-read articles in July. Check out these reader favorites to keep tabs on the latest in the industry. 1. PepsiCo Aims to...
A family-owned and operated stainless steel and metal fabrication business, Chicago MetalCraft prides itself on producing high-quality hygienic production equipment and accessories at a great value. Chicago MetalCraft’s line on the Food Industry Executive Marketplace includes conveyors and sole...
In a press release this week, the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced a new alliance with Messe Frankfurt, owner of the world famous IFFA trade show. Their agreement promises mutual cooperation in support of both organizations' events. "PROCESS EXPO...
April’s food prices increased by 0.3%, according to the latest CPI report. Food at home experienced its most significant increase since March 2017, rising 0.3%. Steep increases in beef (+ 1.3%) and egg (+ 7.1%) indexes contributed to the upward...
Barreling into fall interrupt your regular reading schedule? No worries — catch up on the latest food industry news with our top five articles from August. 1. Food Processing Workers in the Top 10 for Pay Increase Potential A fatter paycheck...
The overall food price index rose by 0.2% last month, according to November’s CPI report. This slight rise came immediately following the only month this year when food prices dropped. The price index...
After five months of increasing food prices, the numbers in June are unchanged compared to May, says the latest Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) report, released on Friday. Read on for more food-related details from the report. Food...
Between 2015 and 2017, specialty food saw sales growth of 12.9%, compared to 1.4% for all food at retail, according to the State of the Specialty Food Industry 2018 report from the Specialty Food Association. That brought the total market...

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