Advertisement
The Leading Source for Food Manufacturing News
Subscribe to Food Manufacturing All

The Lead

Colorado GMO Labeling: Food Giants Spend Big Money to Defeat Measure

October 24, 2014 9:17 am | by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press | News | Comments

Colorado and Oregon are battlegrounds in a national war over genetically modified organisms, or organisms that have been altered at the molecular or cellular level. So-called GMOs now make up almost the entirety of many staple crops, such as corn and soybeans, which are used in many items on grocery store shelves.

TOPICS:
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Today in Food Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for food manufacturing professionals

5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Material Handling Equipment

October 24, 2014 1:05 pm | by Jerry Matos, Product Specialist, Cherry's Industrial Equipment | Articles | Comments

Maintaining material handling equipment requires an investment of time and money. However, the alternative cost for not maintaining equipment will be much higher since it will lead to lost productivity, prematurely retiring equipment and the need to replace equipment.

TOPICS:

US Halal Food Supplier Indicted Over Beef Exports

October 24, 2014 1:00 pm | by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press | News | Comments

The founder of a popular brand of food for observant Muslims has been indicted on charges that he shipped beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet those countries' import requirements.             

TOPICS:

Goya Foods to Open New Calif. Facility to Support Healthy Product Line

October 24, 2014 12:49 pm | by Goya Foods, Inc. | News | Comments

As the only Hispanic food company to offer consumers an entire line of low sodium, organic, diet and sugar free products, the 250,000 square foot facility will boost Goya's distribution capabilities of healthy and authentic Latin food and strengthen the company's position and growth in the West.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Think Discrimination Claims Will Never Be Filed Against Your Business?

October 24, 2014 12:40 pm | by FrankCrum | News | Comments

Running a business is hard enough without worrying about liability and litigation related to discrimination claims.  Even the most careful business owners may encounter this issue at one time or another. Knowing the elements of a claim and what can lead to a claim can go a long way toward preventing them. 

TOPICS:

Strategic Growth: Should You Retrofit or Build a New Facility?

October 24, 2014 12:34 pm | by Michael Smith, Director of Project Development, Stellar | Blogs | Comments

The question of whether to renovate an existing facility or build a new plant is becoming more complex as processors balance their equipment and production needs with meeting food safety requirements.              

TOPICS:

VIDEO: Cider Week in America

October 24, 2014 12:25 pm | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Time to get boozy with this season’s crop of hard cider. Cider Week returns to America beginning Friday, Oct. 24 and lasting until Nov. 2. The annual festivals celebrate regionally produced cider with a series of drinking events, free tastings, special cocktails and classes at local venues.

TOPICS:

VIDEO: Starbucks App to Allow Customers to Order Ahead of Time

October 24, 2014 12:12 pm | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Starbucks is rolling out a mobile ordering option in 2015 that will allow customers to place and pay for their orders before visiting a store. Customers who use the current mobile payment app during the holidays could win Starbucks for life. 

TOPICS:

Health Food Companies Interested in Expanding in Mexico to Meet at Summit

October 24, 2014 12:06 pm | by The Mexican Healthy Products Summit | News | Comments

The Mexican Healthy Products Summit offers an exclusive opportunity for healthy products companies interested in beginning or expanding distribution in the Mexican retail marketplace. Over 60 buyers representing six sectors of Mexican retailers will attend. 

TOPICS:
Advertisement

The Perils of Navigating Legal Issues in Bringing a New Product to Market

October 24, 2014 12:00 pm | by Glenn Pogust, Kaye Scholer LLP | Articles | Comments

One of the most notable areas in dispute is the question of when a manufacturer can use the term “natural” or “100 percent natural” in describing its product, given the likelihood that nearly every food product will contain ingredients that have been “processed” to some degree. 

TOPICS:

Scientist Works to Increase Protein, Fiber in Food Products

October 24, 2014 11:45 am | by South Dakota State University | News | Comments

Food science professor Padmanaban Krishnan received a grant geared toward getting corn co-products to the food market. With a $576,000 project budget for the grant, he will work with food and ethanol industries with the goal of bringing food-grade dried distiller’s grain to the commercial marketplace.

TOPICS:

Infographic: Restaurant Industry's Equation For Career Success

October 24, 2014 10:00 am | by National Restaurant Association | News | Comments

This infographic shows that multiple career pathways, competitive salaries and consistent pay raises pave the way for career advancement within the restaurant industry. More than 91 percent of restaurant employees said they have advanced to a higher-paying job in the industry.

TOPICS:

Mars Recognized as One of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces

October 24, 2014 9:48 am | by Mars, Incorporated | News | Comments

Mars, known for its M&M's, Snickers and Twix brands, was recognized as one of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work. Employees benefit from free candy, Mars drinks and opportunity to bring their pet to work. 

TOPICS:

Keep Your Equipment Up to Date For Efficiency

October 24, 2014 9:36 am | by Scott McNeill | Articles | Comments

Many manufacturing companies operate on thin margins, so wringing every drop of efficiency out of your equipment is crucial to profitability. This is especially important in food manufacturing, where consumers are often price sensitive.    

TOPICS:

FDA Develops Online Module to Help Ensure Proper Seafood Labeling

October 24, 2014 9:29 am | by FDA | News | Comments

Proper identification of seafood is important throughout the seafood supply chain to ensure that appropriate food safety controls are implemented and that consumers are getting the type of seafood they expect and for which they are paying.  

TOPICS:

VIDEO: US Diets Are Leaner, But Still Need More Work

October 24, 2014 9:00 am | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

A new study shows the amount of trans-fat Americans eat has declined over the past three decades, but our intake is still too high. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to give tips on how to insert "good" fats into our diets.

TOPICS:

The 3 Primary Sources of Food and Packaging Waste

October 24, 2014 8:45 am | by Keith Yeater | Articles | Comments

According to a recent study of American grocery shoppers, there is a growing concern about how much food is being wasted. People are reportedly more concerned about food waste than air pollution, water shortages, climate change and genetically modified foods. 

TOPICS:

Steps to Achieving an Efficient and Temperature Controlled Loading Dock

October 24, 2014 8:20 am | by Michael Brittingham | Articles | Comments

Starting from outside the temperature controlled loading dock and moving our way in, let’s take a look at some technologies and equipment available to address safety concerns and ensure that your operation remains highly productive.    

TOPICS:

VIDEO: The Rare $300 Macallan Whiskey

October 24, 2014 8:00 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Paul Ross, president and CEO of Edrington Americas, discusses Macallan's new $300-a-bottle whiskey with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." Edrington Americas is the distributor of Macallan.               

TOPICS:

Brazilian Companies Raise Chiquita Offer

October 23, 2014 2:32 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Brazilian companies Cutrale and Safra said they are again raising their bid for banana producer Chiquita, to $681 million — a day before Chiquita shareholders are expected to vote on a combination with Irish fruit importer Fyffes.     

TOPICS:

VIDEO: Big Chocolate Goes Small on Ebola Donations

October 23, 2014 2:23 pm | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

The chocolate industry gets 70 percent of its cocoa supply from West Africa — the region hardest hit by the Ebola virus. But Nestle, Mars and other major producers only scraped together $600,000 to fight the disease.         

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading