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Stonyfield Yogurt Expands Market to Babies

August 12, 2014 2:48 pm | by Stonyfield | News | Comments

Now, babies and toddlers can enjoy a variety of yogurts made by Stonyfield in packaging innovated by Happy Family, the first organic brand to offer a complete line of nutritious foods for kids of all ages, and presented by the two brands in one unique product.

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11 Questions to Ask a Contract Manufacturer Before Partnering

August 12, 2014 2:35 pm | by Craig Zoberis, founder and president of Fusion OEM | Articles | Comments

To bring your legacy product to market, you want to ensure you and the contract manufacturer are working together to find the most cost-effective and efficient solutions. The following questions act as your official guide to partnering with the right contract manufacturer.

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Consumer Trends: Older Populations Want a Bite of Convenience

August 12, 2014 2:21 pm | by Canadean | News | Comments

Convenient products are often targeted at the busiest and time-scarce consumers. However, manufacturers employing this strategy alone are missing a large proportion of potential customers. A new report shows that older consumers are looking for easy-to-eat foods.

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The $2B Lawsuit Against PepsiCo, Pinnacle Foods and Quaker Oats

August 12, 2014 2:08 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology | Blogs | Comments

Two great-grandsons of the woman who once served as the face of Aunt Jemima filed a class action lawsuit against Quaker Oats and its parent company, PepsiCo, for exploiting Anna Short Harrington and not paying royalties to her estate.     

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PRODUCT VIDEO: Bottle Unscrambler

August 12, 2014 1:00 pm | by NJM Packaging | Product Releases | Comments

New UNISORT 32 bottle unscrambler is ideal for food processors and contract packers. With its advanced design, the product eases maintenance, improves ergonomics and speeds changeovers.

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10 Feared Dead in Denmark Listeria Outbreak

August 12, 2014 12:04 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A listeria outbreak that has killed 10 people is being linked to contaminated sausages as the possible cause. Danish officials have closed down the meat producer in Copenhagen and recalled all of its products. It is not yet clear whether any of the products were exported.

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VIDEO: Americans Want to Buy From Socially Responsible Companies

August 12, 2014 12:00 pm | by TheLempertReport | Videos | Comments

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.

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Got the Munchies? Now There's Marijuana Pizza

August 12, 2014 10:44 am | by Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation | News | Comments

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.

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Gulf Coast Oyster Harvests Still Down From BP Oil Spill

August 12, 2014 10:28 am | by STACEY PLAISANCE, Associated Press | News | Comments

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.

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VIDEO: Colbert's Take on Vladimir Putin's Food Sanctions

August 12, 2014 10:09 am | by The Colbert Report | Videos | Comments

Vladimir Putin retaliates against economic sanctions by imposing a strict ban on food imports from the West.                           

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Ten Piston Filling Machine

August 12, 2014 9:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

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Muffin Batter Depositors

August 12, 2014 8:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Versatile tabletop depositors are ideal for high volume bakers or plants with varieties of muffins, cupcakes, cakes or specialty loaf cakes.

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USDA's New Poultry Inspections: Necessary or Problematic?

August 12, 2014 8:30 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

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?

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Del Monte Opens First Canada Processing Plant

August 12, 2014 8:30 am | by Altech Technology Systems Inc. | News | Comments

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.

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All-In-One Industrial Computers

August 12, 2014 8:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

These all-in-one touch screen industrial computers are fanless with core i3/i5/i7 processors. They stay cool while thinking fast.

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Photos: M&M's Introduces Great Wall of Chocolate

August 12, 2014 8:00 am | by Mars Retail Group | News | Comments

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.

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GMA Highlights Food Industry Progress on Sustainability

August 12, 2014 7:40 am | by Grocery Manufacturers Association | News | Comments

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.

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Progresso Brand Introduces Six New Flavors

August 12, 2014 7:20 am | by Progresso | News | Comments

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.

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Old-Fashioned Food Company Courts the Web

August 11, 2014 2:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

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.                   

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Cargill Hosts Job Fair to Help Employees of Milwaukee Plant Closure

August 11, 2014 1:53 pm | by Cargill | News | Comments

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.

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