Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves.
by KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press
2.12.2016
9:20am
Chocolate is certainly the flavor of the month with Valentine’s Day looming large. Manufacturing chocolate is far from a simple process. Often overlooked, a key factor that helps to deliver success is temperature control.
by Ian Collins, West Control Solutions
2.12.2016
9:00am
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The maker of Frito-Lay chips and Tropicana juice has been retooling its product lineup and rethinking pricing to fetch more money from shoppers. The strategies include the introduction of new lines of Gatorade and Mountain Dew Dewshine, which comes in...
by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer
2.12.2016
8:45am
Creating frozen food products that are both safe and enjoyable to eat requires a little vigilance. Manufacturers must be sure to pay attention to such factors as freezing speed and the proper storage temperatures of frozen products throughout the...
by Randy Peterson, Project Development Manager, Stellar
2.12.2016
8:30am
In the food industry, maintaining packaging quality and integrity is a top priority. While packaging manufacturers take every precautionary step to ensure that high quality standards are met, it is important for all food processors to prepare for any...
by Kathy Morris, Quality Assurance Manager, Flavorseal
2.12.2016
8:20am
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While both critics and supporters of a proposed ban on the sale of food products from farms that keep animals in overly restrictive cages say the measure would likely raise egg prices in Massachusetts, supporters contend consumers would barely notice the...
by Associated Press
2.12.2016
8:05am
Kellogg said Thursday its struggling U.S. cereal business showed improvement in the fourth quarter, while steep cost-cutting helped mitigate its loss for the period.
by Associated Press
2.12.2016
8:00am
Intelligent process cooling is a concept that has been widely adopted in various industries. The reason is because progressive and forward-thinking companies decided it was time to move beyond the traditional approach to get ahead. Leading companies...
by Al Fosco, Frigel North America
2.12.2016
7:45am
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The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a nationwide food recall two years ago has been sentenced to federal prison.
by Associated Press
2.11.2016
9:30am
The historic Jack Daniel's Distillery is planning a $140 million expansion project to help meet global demand for prized Tennessee Whiskey.
by Associated Press
2.11.2016
9:15am
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Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. The Miami-based chain says it plans to put hot dogs on its menu nationally for the first time starting Feb. 23.
by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer
2.11.2016
9:00am
As a result of 2016 planned amendments to the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the food and beverage industry is facing many challenges. Chief among them is the need to implement cost-effective preventative controls to ensure consumer safety....
by Hari Venugopalan, Director of Global Product Management, Crystal IS
2.11.2016
8:30am
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Here's a recap of some recent recalls involving the food industry.
2.11.2016
8:05am
"Natural," "organic," "hormone free," "pesticide free," "non-GMO" ... These are just a few of the terms that consumers encounter when purchasing meat at the local grocery store. But, what's the real story behind this growing trend?
by Sanderson Farms
2.11.2016
8:00am
Ideal for intimate dry blending of free flowing solids, V-Cone Tumble Blenders are rated for 125 lbs/cu.ft. product bulk density and feature stainless steel 316 wetted parts polished to 240-grit finish.
by Charles Ross & Son Company
2.11.2016
7:00am
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Budweiser-maker AB InBev has received a binding offer of 2.55 billion euros ($2.85 billion) for the European beer brands Grolsch, Peroni and Meantime — a sale that is meant to address regulatory concerns about its mega merger with SABMiller.
by Associated Press
2.10.2016
10:20am
This farm-to-table residential model has been sprouting up everywhere from Atlanta to Shanghai. It involves homes built within strolling distance of small working farms, where produce matures under the hungry gaze of residents, where people can venture...
by DEAN FOSDICK, Associated Press
2.10.2016
9:30am
U.S. Foods Holding Corp., based in Rosemont, Illinois, said Tuesday it plans to raise $100 million in the IPO, although the amount was listed to calculate fees and will likely be revised.
by Associated Press
2.10.2016
9:20am
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Take a look at this video from The Lempert Report to learn what a study from the University of Illinois found out about organic food sales.
by The Lempert Report
2.10.2016
9:10am
Sodium nitrite, which is commonly used in a variety of cured meats from bacon to deli meats to hot dogs, is one of the most misunderstood ingredients in meat and poultry products and other foods but a new Media MythCrusher document from the North...
by North American Meat Institute
2.10.2016
9:05am
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In response to consumers' desire to make more informed choices about whether to eat foods which are made with genetically modified organisms, New World Pasta Company announced that its brands have earned NonGMO Project Verification on their most popular...
by New World Pasta Company
2.10.2016
9:00am
The Cove FSD-19 Dicer was designed to provide quick and easy product dicing without the need for tempering. This model is fast, with dicing capacities of up to 2,000 pounds per hour.
by Fusion Tech Integrated
2.10.2016
7:10am
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Chobani appears unlikely to sell a major stake in the company to PepsiCo after rejecting a recent takeover offer from the food and beverage giant.
by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter
2.9.2016
8:51am
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Monday at its national employee meeting the formation of the Chipotle Local Grower Support Initiative, a new program to help smaller, local suppliers meet its heightened food safety standards.
by Chipotle
2.9.2016
8:42am
Animal health officials monitoring the bird flu outbreak in southwestern Indiana say they will lift most restrictions in two weeks if ongoing testing finds no additional infections.
by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press
2.9.2016
8:39am
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Chipotle employees gathered in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms around the country to watch a presentation by executives about the company's food safety procedures. Here are some highlights of what employees were told during the meeting.
by Associated Press
2.9.2016
8:36am
Wendy's Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $85.9 million.
by Associated Press
2.9.2016
8:33am
Coca-Cola's global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, even as Diet Coke continued to suffer declines.
by Associated Press
2.9.2016
8:30am
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This venture is the Illinois-based company’s first investment in Missouri in its 28-year history; it demonstrates the company’s commitment to research and development, and looks to fuel aggressive growth plans by nurturing and furthering Deli Star’s...
by Deli Star Corporation
2.9.2016
8:20am
Executives at Tyson Foods, Inc. are predicting record profits for the year, helped along by a steep drop in feed and livestock costs.
by Associated Press
2.8.2016
10:20am
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Mars, Incorporated announced last week that it will remove all artificial colors from its human food products as part of a commitment to meet evolving consumer preferences.
by Mars, Incorporated
2.8.2016
9:40am
Supporters of a prominent businessman and Muslim community leader packed a federal courtroom Friday to ask a judge to spare him prison time for committing fraud in exporting halal beef products to Malaysia and Indonesia.
by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press
2.8.2016
9:30am
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Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent food safety scares.
by Associated Press
2.8.2016
9:25am
Stay on top of the biggest stories in the news and find out what was trending by taking a look at the most-popular content of the past week that appeared on the Food Manufacturing website.
2.8.2016
9:20am
All WhiteWave brands based in North America using cocoa as an ingredient will transition, including Silk, So Delicious Dairy Free, Vega, Horizon Organic and International Delight.
by WhiteWave Foods
2.8.2016
9:15am
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While traditional pizza toppings, sauces and cheese remain the most menued, trends suggest that operators are pushing the boundaries in an attempt to challenge popular conceptions of pizza.
by Packaged Facts
2.8.2016
9:00am
A Utah woman died this week after she was pulled into an industrial-size bakery mixer at a suburban Salt Lake City grocery store in what investigators think was a fluke accident.
by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press
2.5.2016
9:30am
A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who have already decided to tap their trees.
by LISA RATHKE, Associated Press
2.5.2016
9:28am
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H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product.
by Associated Press
2.5.2016
9:10am
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service on Thursday announced the finalization of new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products, as well as in raw chicken breasts, legs...
by USDA
2.5.2016
9:00am
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