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New survey results from the Pew Research Center show that Americans believe organic food is healthier than non-organic, opinions are split about genetically modified food, and people’s opinions about food reflect their ideas about health. Highlights include: 55% of...
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,...
On April 15, we published an article speculating about whether the plant-based food trend would survive COVID-19. At that time, meat sales had been spiking and a few analysts had predicted that shopping during the pandemic would focus on...
“Packaging is becoming as important as what is in the package for more grocery shoppers,” according to the 2019 Food and Beverage Packaging Trends report from Evergreen Packaging. Evergreen believes “clean packaging” is the...
According to FoodProcessing.com, five issues loom large for the food and beverage industry as 2016 begins. Here's a quick look at each of them: Dietary Guidelines Mid-January is the new expected release date for the 8th edition of the USDA and...
From vegan-friendly proteins to clean label ingredients and even insects, today’s pets eat very differently from their domestic and wild ancestors. As consumers become more mindful of what’s in their own food, they’re also studying the nutritional content of...
Cannabidiol (CBD) products are enjoying wild success in the pet industry, with sales hitting $13 million in 2017 and predicted to jump to $125 million by 2022. And according to a recent survey by Packaged Facts, 39% of dog...
According to a Bloomberg report, Nestle scientists have discovered a new method to reduce sugar in chocolate by up to 40%. Chief Technology Officer Stefan Catsicas told Bloomberg that the company has developed a way to alter the structure...
FDA food recalls declined 11% in Q3 and USDA recalls decreased 49%, according to Stericycle Recall Index. But it's not all good news. While the number of recalls fell, the number of recalled units grew 19%. That suggests that...
A recent report, The Food Retail Industry Speaks, What Are They Saying?, issued by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) looks at the biggest concerns and areas for growth and optimism of food retailers. The information is based on the...

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...