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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...
Trade shows are expensive. Especially when you tack on the cost of travel, lodging, promotional materials, and transporting equipment. But with careful planning and research, you can maximize the benefits of the experience and ensure that your investment doesn’t...
In a new report, What Consumers Want to Buy and Why, Mintel looks into consumer motivations behind the sales success of 2018’s top 10 new food product launches. Those top launches, determined by IRI Pacesetters, were as follows: Source: Mintel Mintel’s...
Research from Arthur D. Little, an international management consulting agency, found a large discrepancy between what consumers want and what food and beverage manufacturers have to offer, particularly as it relates to innovation. To learn more about the findings...
The B2B e-commerce market is growing by leaps and bounds. Forrester predicts that, by 2023, it will hit $1.8 trillion and account for 17% of all B2B sales in the United States. While e-commerce has started to catch on in...
Driven by current consumer trends, consumer products (CP) companies are increasingly investing in innovative technologies and strategies, according to a recent consumer products outlook by Deloitte. Specifically, these investments are centered around “concepts that are driving food industry trends,...
Professional development is better with friends. And in the food and beverage industry, you’re in luck — there are plenty of associations, organizations, and groups dedicated to sharing knowledge and helping professionals in various specialties carve out their place...
Most parents with kids 24 months and younger are confident that they’re feeding their children an age-appropriate and nutritious diet, according to new survey data from International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. Even so, parents still grapple with uncertainty...
Two-thirds of food industry professionals would buy from food suppliers online if they could, according to our recent survey of 153 processors, suppliers, and retailers. The most enthusiastic group is retailers, with 86% of respondents saying they would buy...
Food industry buyers don’t have a lot of choices when it comes to online shopping. That’s why we launched the Food Industry Executive Marketplace. The marketplace is the first of its kind, offering food industry buyers a way to...

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...

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