Recent data shows that consumers are willing to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to giving back. In a poll of 1,000 Americans, nearly one-third of them said they planned to increase the amounts of goods they buy from socially responsible food companies.
With the increasing demand and legalization of marijuana edibles in Colorado, Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation is exploring options to develop a pizza infused with cannabis. The company believes the pizza could be sold at adult bars and night clubs.
Gulf Coast oyster harvests have declined dramatically since a BP PLC oil well blew wild in the nation's worst oil disaster. Even after a rebound last year, thousands of acres of oyster beds where oil from the well washed ashore are producing less than a third of their pre-spill harvest.
Vladimir Putin retaliates against economic sanctions by imposing a strict ban on food imports from the West.
The 10P-02 Ten Piston Filling Machine, for use over conveyors, horizontal vacuum formers and tray sealers, is designed for high speed accurate filling of many portion control products such as: guacamole, hummus, cheese, salsa, peanut and nut butters and other condiments.
Versatile tabletop depositors are ideal for high volume bakers or plants with varieties of muffins, cupcakes, cakes or specialty loaf cakes.
In a move that is said to result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year, the Obama Administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in half a century. But why are the USDA's new requirements so controversial?
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. is opening its first Canadian processing plant in Oshawa, Ontario. Its new wastewater treatment system is designed to treat 40,000 gallons per day of wastewater from the fresh cut processing of 100,000 lbs. per week of produce.
These all-in-one touch screen industrial computers are fanless with core i3/i5/i7 processors. They stay cool while thinking fast.
M&M's, the world's biggest chocolate brand, celebrated the grand opening of its first M&M's World store in Asia. The Great Wall of Chocolate, the world's largest candy wall, offers visitors a chance to create their own blend of candies from 132 individual tubes.
A new report by the Grocery Manufacturers Assocation highlights a diverse cross-section of initiatives from an equally diverse slate of manufacturers. The report spotlights the achievements by food and beverage facilities as they work to reduce their environmental footprints.
Consumers are striving to eat more vegetables, but often fall short of the recommended amount. With this in mind, Progresso is bringing six new varieties of soup to the table by introducing new flavors that help consumers manage their weight.
The privately-held company turned 80 this year and is pushing to update its image, reach a new generation of customers and make its mark in a more sophisticated and savvy marketplace.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is hosting a job fair to help employees of the Milwaukee Cargill plant that recently closed. A shortage in the cattle supply forced the beef processing facility to close its doors on August 1.
There are more than 60 million adults who drink an average of at least one glass of bottled water per day in the past seven days. But which generations are more likely to drink from a bottle rather than the tap? A new report by Packaged Facts has the answers.
The largest milk processor in the U.S., whose brands include Mayfield, Oak Farms and Tuscan, said it is facing its toughest business environment ever. The company said it took a loss in the second quarter as raw milk prices grew 31 percent compared to last year.
A test to detect counterfeit coffees is becoming more important in light of growing shortages in regions where droughts and plant diseases have dramatically cut back coffee supplies. The shortages may increase the chance for fillers in consumers' coffee cups.
Wine makers take note! Researchers found that location is an important factor for growing wine grapes. From where the grapes are grown to where bottles are stored, the taste of wine can vary greatly, even in the same types of wine, due to location.
In a world of lean, automated manufacturing where global business is the norm and not the exception, the need to source and make things in the right place has never been more important. The question which should be asked is “where is the best place to manufacture?"
While food manufacturers large and small may have diverging business interests, working together with their trading partners to agree upon standards can make the supply chain operations more efficient, less complex and less costly.