Saturday, January 25, 2020
Plant construction projects in the food and beverage industry grew by more than 9% in 2015, according to Food Engineering magazine’s 39th Annual Plant Construction Survey. The survey lists planned, in-process, and completed projects that are valued at more...
The last FSMA final rule has passed, and many manufacturers, especially the largest ones, may face a bumpy road to compliance. Safety is a primary concern, and food safety depends most on a clean environment. Here are some basic...
Last month’s International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) revealed the trends and technologies at the top of bakers’ minds right now. Specifically, how bakery processors can respond to consumers’ growing demands for more natural products and what new technologies can...
People who don’t already shop for groceries online aren’t likely to start. Brand name is the most important factor in whether consumers are willing to pay extra. And companies that want to sell more products should label them “fresh,”...
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...
A report from flavor producer Fona International says the food industry might be phasing out the use of “natural” claims sooner rather than later because the lack of a formal, FDA-approved definition of the word is causing more problems...
According to a recent report, consumers are trying to make healthy food choices, and are considering media representations of food issues more and more. For its 2016 Food & Health Survey, the International Food Information Council Foundation surveyed more than...
According to Lauren Hartman at FoodProcessing.com, new research from Mintel predicts a boom in the baby food market following five years of sluggish growth. Neilsen's 2015 Global Baby Care Survey corroborates the predictions, showing the fastest growth in developing markets,...
It’s no longer a matter of “if,” but “when.” Experts agree, the Internet of Things (IoT) is coming to food manufacturing in ways that are getting harder to ignore. The IoT is changing how the food industry tackles problems like...
What do sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans -- and even coffee -- have in common? The ability to lower blood pressure, even in high sodium diets, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology. The...

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