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Keurig Brews Deal With Dr Pepper Snapple Group For Cold-Drink Machine

January 7, 2015 8:25 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

If you are anything like the typical consumer of today, anything that is quick and convenient is at the top of your list. Keurig Green Mountain struck a deal with Dr Pepper Snapple to start making single-serve capsules for use in its soon-to-be-released cold beverage system.

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Monsanto Earnings Fall on Lower Corn Seed Sales

January 7, 2015 8:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. farmers harvested record crops of soybeans and corn last year, sending prices on those foodstaples to their lowest levels in years. That has resulted in farmers in South America and elsewhere reducing the number of acres they dedicate to corn. 

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Increasing Options for Healthy Eaters

January 6, 2015 2:30 pm | by Jessica Cravero, Senior Business Development Associate, Technomic, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

A recent study covered in a story by The Globe and Mail showed that from 2010 to 2013, many restaurant chains failed to reduce sodium in menu items or even added salt to their dishes. The study found that just 30 percent of food items included in the survey saw salt levels decline in that time period.

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Tracing Chicken Flu Virus Yields Insight Into Origins of Deadly H7N9 Strain

January 6, 2015 1:50 pm | by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital | News | Comments

An international research team has shown how changes in a flu virus that has plagued Chinese poultry farms for decades helped create the novel avian H7N9 influenza A virus that has sickened more than 375 people since 2013.       

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Long Island Brand Beverages to Merge With Cullen Agricultural Holding

January 6, 2015 1:25 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

The ready-to-drink tea category has grown at a strong 6.1 percent annually from 2009 to 2014, and is forecast to grow more than 10 percent annually during the next five years, according to IBISWorld’s January 2014 market research report titled RTD Tea Production in the US.

Caramel Apple Recall Expanded to Kroger Brand

January 6, 2015 1:00 pm | by FDA | News | Comments

Happy Apple Company of Washington, MO, is expanding its recall of caramel apples to include Kroger brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company with a best use by date between Sept. 15 and Nov. 18, 2014.   

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Photo of the Day: Study Reveals Causes of Apple Skin Spotting

January 6, 2015 12:30 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

A newly released study, published in the American Society for Horticultural Science, found that “skin spots,” a disorder commonly found in Elstar and Golden Delicious apples, usually appear on the apples’ skin after the fruit has been transported or moved from storage.

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No More French Fries? More Than 100 McDonald's Franchises Run Out

January 6, 2015 12:00 pm | by HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes and are now serving alternatives like deep-fried arepa flatbreads or yuca. McDonald's franchisers are blaming a contract dispute with West Coast dock workers for halting the export of frozen fries to the country.

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VIDEO: Err on the Side of These 'Dangerous' Diet Trends

January 6, 2015 10:30 am | by Washington Post | Videos | Comments

Registered dietitian Sloane Mendelsohn talks with PostTV about some of the dangerous diet fads for 2015. She also explains the best way to quickly and safely lose weight.                      

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Despite Resolutions, Study Says People Buy More Food After New Year

January 6, 2015 10:15 am | by University of Vermont | News | Comments

Despite New Year's resolutions to eat better and lose weight, people buy the greatest amount of food and calories after the holidays, finds a study led by a University of Vermont researcher.                 

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ISM: Manufacturing Remains Strong Going Into 2015

January 6, 2015 10:00 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology | Articles | Comments

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the 19th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 67th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

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Do Eggs Deserve the 'Superfood' Crown?

January 6, 2015 9:35 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

If your New Year’s resolution includes eating healthy or losing weight, eggs just might be your golden ticket. In a recent release, Gemperle Farms even went as far as to promote the egg as the “ultimate superfood in 2015.”     

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Petco Pulls Chinese Treats Amid Fears They Sickened Pets

January 6, 2015 9:26 am | by SUE MANNING, Associated Press | News | Comments

Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the U.S. since 2007.    

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Omni-Channel: To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

January 6, 2015 9:10 am | by Diego Pantoja-Navajas | Articles | Comments

The truth is, there is no one solution for every company. While many traditional vendors would have a business conform their processes to fit the abilities of the solution, it’s important that companies choose solutions that can adapt to their business’ needs.

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Report Names the Best Diets of 2015

January 6, 2015 8:45 am | by U.S. News & World Report | News | Comments

As Americans resolve to become more invested in their health and wellness in the New Year, U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Diets of 2015, featuring rankings and information on 41 diet plans.           

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Despite Pressure, EU's Sanctions Against Russia Could Last

January 6, 2015 8:20 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine are trying to set up talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, toward easing the tensions behind sanctions that have hit Russia's economy, sent the ruble sinking and affected European companies such as food giants.   

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Hydraulic Drum Dumper

January 6, 2015 7:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

This custom drum dumper has stainless steel product contact surfaces for safe food handling, and a high strength manual butterfly valve for material flow regulation.

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Connecticut Brewery Apologizes For Using Gandhi on Beer Can

January 5, 2015 2:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A Connecticut brewery is apologizing to Indians offended that the company is using Mohandas Gandhi's name and likeness on one of its beers. New England Brewing Co. in Woodbridge apologized over the weekend on its Facebook page for the India pale ale it calls Gandhi-Bot.

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VIDEO: Is This the Perfect Bourbon?

January 5, 2015 1:30 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Buffalo Trace Distillery is on a mission to make the perfect bourbon and its new 'Warehouse X' could help them get the recipe just right.                               

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McDonald's Campaign Looks to Rekindle 'Lovin' '

January 5, 2015 1:20 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

As the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers, the company on Friday unveiled a new marketing strategy and ads it says will emphasize the "love" in its long-running "I'm Lovin' It" slogan.      

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