Connie Tipton, President of the International Dairy Foods Association, extends an invitation to the Worldwide Food Expo and highlights some of the week's events and topics of interest to dairy producers.
A 3D Holographic Illusion displayed here at a trade show booth in Atlanta could be just the thing you need to separate your company from the pack.
NASA's satellite remote sensing data allows scientists and governments to see the health of crops on a global scale.
Since the mid-90's, nutrition facts were on the side of food products. Now, some packaged foods are getting new front-of-the-box labels. CBS reports on the food industry's new Smart Choices Program.
The ability to react rapidly to changes in demand is one of the most crucial capabilities in business today. At one time you might have staffed extra people or carried extra inventory, but that is expensive. Every wasted dollar eats away at your margins. Whatever your industry, you need a way to respond quickly to fluctuations in demand while minimizing your costs.
KIMBERLY, Idaho (AP) — From the fields of Idaho to tasting rooms in suburban Chicago, potato farmers, researchers and industry representatives are in the midst of an elusive hunt: finding a new spud for McDonald's french fries. A decade has passed since the fast-food giant last added a new U.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A January 2011 federal trial is set for a class-action lawsuit filed against Tyson Foods by Nebraska workers who argue they weren't paid for prep work. Former and current hourly employees at Tyson's processing plant in Lexington say they weren't paid for time spent sanitizing equipment, dressing in protective gear and gathering tools to do their jobs, among other activities.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge says federal regulators wrongly approved genetically engineered sugar beets for widespread commercialization two years ago. The federal judge ordered regulators Monday to conduct detailed scientific studies to determine the crop's effects on the environment, which likely will preclude farmers from planting them next year.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nearly $1.6 million in federal funds is flowing to 25 Alabama farmers in a project aimed at creating small, on-farm reservoirs to help drought-plagued regions like the Southeast irrigate parched crops. The 25 were chosen from some 180 farmers who applied for the financial assistance, which the farmers are required to match dollar-for-dollar.
NEW YORK (AP) — Candy maker Cadbury PLC has taken Kraft Foods Inc.'s unsolicited bid to British regulators, asking them to make the American food maker produce a formal takeover bid or abandon the proposal, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal, citing sources it did not name, said in a story Tuesday the company is requesting the U.
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass. (PRNewswire) — This October, Ocean Spray invites Americans to celebrate its 80th anniversary harvesting cranberries as a grower-owned cooperative. The cooperative kicks-off the festivities at Rockefeller Center with a 1,500 square foot free-standing cranberry bog containing more than 2,000 pounds of glimmering cranberries.
The MaxiRough® Utility/Service Cart features: Aluminum uprights and large molded shelves provide superior durability and upscale appearance. Three large molded shelves will not rust, dent or require painting and hold a variety of tools and equipment. Plastic construction to minimize noise.
Untitled Document September23, 2009 The Insulated HE (High-Efficiency) Series Cyclones serve as primary receivers in dilute phase pneumatic conveying systems where conventional filter receivers might get plugged or overburdened by large airborne solids conveyed at extreme temperatures.
The Series 1500 pump is designed for broad corrosion-resistance through the use of high quality materials and state-of-the-art engineering. The pump is an ANSI standard pump featuring high strength casings with integral flanges. The units are available in nineteen sizes with capacities to 5000 GPM (1140 m3/hr) and heads to 400 feet (120 m).
There’s no room for mistakes in today’s economy — and that includes building or re-engineering distribution centers. Because these facilities are critical components of the supply chain, they require a detailed planning process to ensure they meet return on investment expectations.
Do you know the name Norman Borlaug? Me neither, but I think it’s worth a minute of your time to learn a little more about an individual who might have been one of the single greatest human beings to ever walk this planet. His life and the way he approached his passion also offers a blueprint from which we can model our pursuits, and the framework we put around them.
SOMERS, N.Y. (AP) — Soft drink bottler Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. said Tuesday that it signed a distribution deal with natural beverages brand company O.N.E. (One Natural Experience). Terms were not disclosed. The pact will allow Pepsi Bottling to distribute O.N.E. drinks, such as coconut water, in Southern California and South Florida starting in the fourth quarter.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal first-quarter profit dropped 63 percent because of a gain last year, but adjusted results beat analysts' estimates. The maker of Chef Boyardee, Slim Jim and Reddi-wip also lifted its adjusted full-year earnings guidance on the strength of its consumer foods unit.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Widespread rains across parts of the Great Plains have stalled winter wheat seeding, fueling anxiety at a time of bountiful global stockpiles and plummeting prices. Few farmers are as anxious to get into fields as those in Kansas, by far the nation's largest winter wheat grower with 8.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Suntory Holdings has made a binding offer to buy European drink maker Orangina from private equity firms Blackstone and Lion Capital, the equity firms said Wednesday. Blackstone Group of the U.S. and London-based Lion Capital LLP said in a joint press release that they will now evaluate the proposal, without setting a time table or revealing the size of the offer.