Saturday, February 22, 2020
Food and food tech startups can add Kellogg's to their growing list of potential investors. The cereal giant announced Monday they've established a venture capital fund to invest in "companies pursuing next-generation innovation, bolstering access to cutting-edge ideas and...
While the food industry is adopting e-commerce at an accelerating pace, the same cannot be said for the food processing equipment industry. Even as B2B e-commerce grows, food processing equipment is still by and large purchased the old-fashioned way....
In the next few years, food robotics will be a more than $3 billion industry, according to Research and Markets. Automation, the workforce shortage, and some exciting new developments are expanding the idea of the types of jobs that...
Industry clusters are groups of businesses in interconnected fields that thrive on their associations with one another. Usually geographically concentrated, they are believed to increase productivity and competition, both nationally and globally. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is home...
Mark your calendars: PROCESS EXPO is once again coming to McCormick Place in Chicago! And ProFood Tech is a new show on the schedule. These two trade shows offer professionals in the food industry opportunities to discover new innovations and participate in educational...
It may feel easier to pick up the pieces once a problem has broken to the surface, but to stay in compliance with FSMA, food companies must anticipate their risks. As with most preventative approaches, it’s difficult to know...
Now more than ever, your food company needs marketing strategies built on values and transparency. You also need to be agile enough to adjust to changing consumer demands and ever-evolving channels of engagement. We’ve assembled a map of industry forecasts,...
Earlier this week at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting, Clear Labs launched Clear Safety, the first end-to-end next-generation sequencing (NGS) system for routine pathogen testing. The launch follows a pilot program that was deployed at companies...
According to a bipartisan agreement reached yesterday, food companies nationwide will be required to label for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for the first time. The Senate agreement is more lenient than the Vermont labeling law set to go into effect...
Robots are introducing new ways to process and package food that improve food safety and sanitation -- and they present an opportunity to delegate jobs that are ergonomically difficult and dangerous for human workers. Overall, the food industry has...

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