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By Ray Hatch, President and CEO, Quest Resource Management Group The COVID-19 quarantine is presenting challenges across a variety of industries, but the food manufacturing industry is facing its own set of unique problems that require innovative solutions. The entire...
The food industry is a massive consumer of water, using more than 70% of the world’s fresh water resources to grow crops, feed livestock, and process ingredients. Because of this, food companies are highly vulnerable to water issues, which...
Process manufacturers are optimistic about the future, but see challenges related to changing regulatory conditions (especially trade), increasing pressure for traceability, and the talent shortage, according to Sage’s 2019 manufacturing report, “Riding the wave of uncertainty: How process manufacturers...
By Guy Courtin, VP Industry & Solution Strategy, Infor Retail The grocery business is like picking a checkout lane: regardless if you choose the shortest line, you never truly feel like you “win.” The best grocers in the business are...
The problem of food waste has become front and center for consumers and companies alike. Just last week, a study in PLOS ONE revealed that U.S. consumers waste an astonishing 1 pound of food per person per day. In...
Food waste is a colossal problem — in the United States and worldwide. A quick Google search reveals some shocking statistics: Roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.4...
An increasing number of food incubators and accelerators have been popping up across the country, all with one common goal: to innovate on every level of the food supply chain. The masterminds behind the scenes are small startup companies...
By Leah B. Thibault, CEI Capital Management It’s one thing to be the kind of company that people want to work for – maybe you offer competitive pay, good benefits, and a great working environment. It’s another thing to be...

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...