Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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...
Is your organization looking for talent? Or are you in the market for a new job? Finding great employees is one of the biggest challenges facing the food industry today. This challenge appears across the board, from foodservice providers seeking...
By Brandon Schwarz, Chief Executive Officer at Indeavor A U.S. PIRG Education Fund report found that food recalls have increased 10% since 2013. The uptick in recalls could be due partly to new technology and regulations that make it easier to...
Forty-eight percent of food manufacturers plan to add employees, while another 33% expect to maintain current employee levels in 2019, according to Food Processing’s 18th annual Manufacturing Survey. One of the biggest concerns is finding enough people to fill...
The oldest members of Generation Z (Gen Z) are already in the workforce, and more will quickly follow in the next 5 to 10 years. But don’t expect these new workers to be the same as the...
An increasing number of food incubators and accelerators have been popping up across the country, all with one common goal: to innovate on every level of the food supply chain. The masterminds behind the scenes are small startup companies...
By Rick Andrade, food industry investment banker at Janas Associates As of mid-year 2019, the U.S. unemployment rate is at a record low of 3.7%, the lowest in 50 years. And the food industry, which employs more than 20 million...
Women were 29% of the U.S. manufacturing workforce in 2016, even though they made up 47% of the overall labor force, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As food and beverage companies attempt to address the shortage of...
Workforce challenges have been top of mind for the food industry for a while now as manufacturing has struggled to appeal to a new generation of workers. According to a new analysis by finder.com, the labor shortage might soon...
By Leah B. Thibault, CEI Capital Management It’s one thing to be the kind of company that people want to work for – maybe you offer competitive pay, good benefits, and a great working environment. It’s another thing to be...

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