Wednesday, February 26, 2020
When it comes to making food purchasing decisions, Millennials prioritize health, taste, sustainability, and company transparency, according to a recent analysis of 12.5 million social media posts and other online commentaries. The study, conducted by CBD Marketing, found consistent...
When you think of American cities where the food industry flourishes, a large market like Chicago probably comes to mind. But Eric Doden, CEO of Greater Fort Wayne Inc. (GFW), is on a mission to challenge the idea that...
One of the issues around food waste is the byproducts produced in making certain foods. Often these leftovers end up in landfills. Now, more companies are finding ways to use byproducts to create new food or other products, which...
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...
According to a recent analysis by the Wall Street Journal, food manufacturing companies where the owner is the only employee are growing by leaps and bounds. The report examined the growth of owner-operated businesses with no employees over the past 2 decades. Even while...
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...
Happy Pi Day! I hope you're taking this opportunity to celebrate with a slice of your favorite pie, which, according to a Harris poll, is likely to be a sweet pie with delicious filling. Apple pie came out on top in the informal...
This week, the Institute for Supply Management released its latest forecast showing continued economic growth across both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors. Here's what manufacturing executives expect for the rest of this year, focusing on food: Revenue. Nearly two-thirds of respondents...
Minnesota State Fair food and beverage sales topped $50 million over a 12-day run, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported yesterday. According to average attendance, the fair is "the single largest attraction in the English-speaking world," said fair general manager Jerry Hammer. Total...
The value of the U.S. plant-based meat market was $801 million for the year ending April 2019, according to the Good Food Institute. Globally, Barclays predicts alternative meat could reach $140 billion (or 10% of the total meat industry)...

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