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In March of this year, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) reported on the accelerating penetration rate of e-commerce in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) markets, from 1% in 2014 to a predicted 5% average or higher by 2018 and beyond. The...
A "unicorn" in startup lingo is a privately held company valued at $1 billion or more. Blue Apron is one of those companies, and they're disrupting and redefining the food industry supply chain. According to Fortune's recent profile, Blue Apron...
Whole Foods recently announced its top food trends for 2017. Their team of experts and trend-spotters compiled a list which includes the following: Wellness Tonics - More than just juice, wellness drinks are expected to gain traction and popularity....
Top U.S. poultry companies are ending human antibiotic use in their supply chain by implementing disinfectant wipes, sterilizing fog, and immune-supporting herbs. Tyson, KFC, and Perdue, among other producers, are shifting their approach to poultry health due to consumer demand...
By David Folwell, The Growth Co. According to the results of Food Processing’s 2017 Capital Spending Survey, food manufacturers planned to spend $17.6 billion on capital projects this year. How much of that business did your company earn? Do you...
Food labels are contentious, as evidenced by the recent heated fights over mandatory labeling for food containing GMOs or added sugars. They’re also confusing. Even when label claims are present, consumers don’t know what to make of them or how...
“Sugar's big, but not beloved,” according to The State of Sugar, a report from Social Standards. The report analyzed 5.5 million worldwide social media conversations about sweeteners and found that, while sugar is still the most talked-about sweetener, consumers...
COVID-19 has changed consumer buying patterns. Tracking verified point-of-sale and e-commerce data, market research company IRI has published a series of reports over recent weeks showing the effects of COVID-19 on consumers and the CPG and retail industries. To bring...
Released this week, Food Processing’s 10th annual Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey shows some mixed results. Read on for more about the findings, or download the full report here. Pay raises are happening, but not for everyone While some food professionals are...
As part of its Energy Transition for Green Growth act, France has become the first country in the world to set a timer ticking on plastic cups, plates, and utensils. Some organizations in Europe already plan to challenge the ban....

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...

Continuous License Monitoring: Myth vs. Fact

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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...