As the manufacturing industry transitions from recession into recovery mode, the underlining drivers of success — pricing discipline, proactive cost management, quality systems and supply chain management — are once again front and center as companies struggle to keep up.
The state's dairy industry harvested 26.1 billion pounds of milk last year. That's only an increase of less than 1 percent over 2010 production, but it's still good enough to set a state record.
A "cottage foods" measure to allow home cooks to sell prepared foods commercially is headed to the desk of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Sprinkles, the Beverly Hills bakery that helped inspire the craze for sweet frosting in snack-size portions, will launch a cupcake dispensing machine at its flagship store. Founder and owner Candace Nelson said her company is rolling out the first high-tech vending machine on Tuesday, with three more in the works for New York City by the summer.
In the case of food manufacturing, 10 separate regulations will be rolled into one.
Campbell's Soup Company announced to shareholders recently that it will phase out the use of the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in its can linings. However, the company did not provide a timeline or identify what alternative can-lining materials it will use.
Ethnic food preparation and consumption has been on the rise over the past several years and according to Mintel's latest research, it will continue its growth – but what's most important to consumers when it comes to their favorite ethnic fare? Authenticity.
Americans spent $50.96 billion on their pets in 2011. That's an all-time high and the first time in history more than $50 billion has gone to the dogs, cats, canaries, guppies and the like, the American Pet Products Association said in a report issued Thursday.
A few years ago, steep slopes were quilted with some of the world's most valuable coffee trees. Today, much of the terrain is overgrown with underbrush and bamboo as a declining luxury market in Japan and a voracious beetle drive thousands of frustrated small farmers away from tiny plots of leased highlands.
A Nebraska woman has sold a three-year-old McDonald's Chicken McNugget that resembles President George Washington for $8,100 on eBay.
At Expo West, members of the Occupy movement within the organic sector have formed a Genetic Crimes Unit to investigate increased spraying of food with toxic weed killers like 2,4 D , contamination of the organic food supply, and other risks associated with genetically modified food.
A settlement that BP is hammering out with victims of the massive Gulf oil spill finally provides a system for monitoring health concerns and compensating people whose illnesses are found to have a link to the disaster.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Oreo Cookie, CBS's "This Morning" delves into the big history of this little cookie.
A McDonald's Chicken McNugget found by Rebekah Speight sold for $8,100 on eBay. Speight believes the nugget resembles President George Washington.
More manufacturers like Procter & Gamble, Kraft, Philips, L’Oreal and Unilever are starting to rely on “open innovation,” a process philosophy that aims to merge new technology from sometimes disparate industries.
The BLOCK-BUSTER™ Bulk Bag Conditioner with two hydraulic rams and specially contoured end plates presses opposing sides of bulk bags, loosening material that has solidified during storage and shipment and enabling bulk bag unloaders to discharge it through bag spouts.
Clear, plastic screen covers provide a window for constant, visual monitoring of product in process to quickly detect screen blinding without requiring removal of the cover, machine disassembly or shutting down the operation.
The 3rd Generation NEWPORT® iServer3G connects any Serial Device (RS-232, RS-485) to an Ethernet network or the Internet in minutes. The system can send notifications by email, and has SNMP for remote management.
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Pasou Foods, a Syracuse, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 147 pounds of frozen, fully cooked, ready-to-eat pizza stick products because a meat ingredient used in the product may have been produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.