Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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...
Advancements in permeation testing technology can increase efficiency and improve packaging for manufactured food, says a recent Food Manufacturing article. Foods with greater sensitivity to water and oxygen have historically taken longer to test using manual and instrumented testing methods....
Twelve media brands are banding together to better serve manufacturing processes industries. Already part of BNP Media, these 12 brands have formed the Food/Beverage/Packaging Group (FPB) under a new "Go-to-Market" strategy it hopes will "exponentially improve the integration and...
If you split up the cost of food based on the industries involved in the supply chain, the food processing industry accounts for 15.6¢ of every $1, according to the USDA's Food Dollar Series. The series looks where each dollar...
A recent Food Processing report reveals developments in industrial robotics that could prove profitable to food manufacturers--but they've still got a long way to go. New methods involving air pressure instead of traditional vacuum techniques may help end-of-arm (EOA) tools handle food...
The diet industry has a new name, according to NPR's The Salt. That name is "health." An October Mintel report explains that "Consumers are somewhat skeptical about diet products, and instead of purchasing traditional diet-specific products, they are turning to...
A Mintel report released earlier this year shows 80% of consumers agree that reducing food waste is as important as reducing packaging waste. Transparent, resealable, and portion-controlled packaging top the average food shopper's list, with over half (54%) of those...
According to a recent Sparta Systems survey, a majority of food and beverage companies (61%) feel ready to meet the stricter requirements of the first food reform laws the U.S. has seen in 70 years. We've broken down the free...
At this fall’s PROCESS EXPO, taking place on September 19-22 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, working production lines will be running -- the first time this has ever happened at an industry trade show, the company said...
Say goodbye to oil-soaked French fries. A new technology developed by researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago aims to help ensure you never have to eat a sad, soggy fry again. At the same time, the technology makes...

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