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92% of people believe food and beverage brands should actively promote recycling. 81% of people prefer to buy from brands that have made a commitment to environmental sustainability. More than half of consumers are willing to pay more...
By Miguel Campos, export sales manager, Advanta You’ve just received a notification on your smartphone. Remember that bottle of wine you bought this afternoon? It’s now chilled and ready to drink. Could this scenario...
“Packaging is becoming as important as what is in the package for more grocery shoppers,” according to the 2019 Food and Beverage Packaging Trends report from Evergreen Packaging. Evergreen believes “clean packaging” is the...
By Miguel Campos, export sales manager, Advanta There are many things Americans find inexplicable about the British. Perhaps it’s the incessant use of the word "sorry" or the perplexing greeting of "you all right?" Verbal contrasts aside, the nations also have...
Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. Chances are that you have “eaten” a package or two already today, that is, if...
Almost all (95%) consumers look for healthy options when food shopping. But only 28% say those healthy foods are “easy” to find, and more than 1 in 10 consumers say it’s “difficult.” These results, from a recent survey by...
From carrying food in from the field, to shipping processed products, to assembling a supermarket display, packaging matters. So, as a follow-up to our exploration of emerging trends in food packaging, we’re taking a look at several innovative technologies...
The coronavirus outbreak has changed how consumers shop for groceries and what items they buy — they’re stocking up on pantry essentials, buying more food items online, and cooking more meals at home. But how does food packaging factor...
As food and beverage companies adopt sustainability initiatives, much of the efforts are going toward redesigning packaging. Some brands are focusing on packaging that’s easier to recycle and reuse, while others are favoring materials that quickly break down in...
Our Did You Know? series, by contributing editor Mary George, covers hot topics and innovative technologies in the rapidly evolving food and beverage processing and packaging industry. Walk the aisles of any food store and it’s easy to be overwhelmed...

COVID-19’s Impact on the Food Industry: Pulse Survey Results

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our lives and many of our livelihoods. While keeping the food supply running is arguably the most...

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...

Remote Audits: Certification and Supplier Qualification at a Distance

New logistical challenges in F&B facilities make achieving compliance even tougher. COVID-19 has dramatically altered the way we work together in facilities in efforts...

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...