BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania candy maker whose products include Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Peanut Chews says David Yale has been named president and chief operating officer. Just Born Inc. co-CEO David Shaffer said in a statement Monday that Yale will work with the privately held confectioner to increase its market.
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks Corp. has brewed up a deal to provide single-serve coffee to half a million hotel rooms, a major step into a small but fast-growing market. The company announced Tuesday that it will provide coffee for Courtesy Products' CVI single-serve coffee systems beginning this fall.
(AP) — In this June 30, 2005 file photo, children living in a cocoa producing village walk back from the fields carrying wood and food stuff on their heads on the outskirts of the town of Oume, Ivory Coast. This month, activists say you may want to think twice before biting into a piece of Valentine's Day chocolate.
According to Reuters, a woman is suing McDonald’s after being injured from a large piece of glass inside her spicy McChicken. She is seeking more than $50,000 in damages.
The Journal of Pediatrics now reports that the amount of caffeine found in many popular energy drinks may be too high for some children and young adults to safely consume.
Manufacturers have a lot to worry about these days. From the competitiveness of the global marketplace to the seemingly never-ending attempts at heightening efficiency, it’s easy to get bogged down in the minutiae without a clear idea as to where to begin. But becoming bigger and better often requires some sort of expenditure.
The VICTREX® PEEK™ polymer-based laser marking label is designed for applications that need heat and chemical resistance. The product uses heat resistant acrylic adhesive with high performance APTIV film as the substrate. The label is printed using a high resolution laser marker made by the Omron Corporation.
Model 731 stainless steel wire mesh belt conveyor utilizes a 45" wide, stainless steel wire mesh belt that is interwoven around stainless steel rods for support. This unit features 300 series stainless steel construction and a cooling tank located below the bed for maintaining belt temperature.
(Chilworth)-- The manufacture of food products such as flour, sugar, bread, biscuits, confectionary and milk powder involves the storage, handling and processing of powders, liquids and gases. Many of the powders handled are combustible and some liquids and gases are flammable including: - Sugar, flour starch, savory flavorings and vitamin powders - Low flashpoint liquid flavorings - Natural gas for fueling ovens - Ammonia for refrigeration - Hydrogen for hydrogenation of oils and fats For this reason, manufacturers of food products need to comply with legislation such as ATEX and DSEAR.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Before he started "saving the earth, one beer at a time," all inventor Eric Fitch knew about home brewing was that it could make quite a mess. Once, he accidentally backed up the plumbing in his apartment building by dumping into his garbage disposal the spent grain left over from his India Pale Ale home brew.
hile new processes, materials, and software tools are helping manufacturers rebound from the economic downturn, few technologies hold more promise for supporting a prosperous manufacturing future than the emergence of cloud computing. While perhaps vague in its meaning to some, most Americans actually have been relying on the cloud for many years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Energy drinks are under-studied, overused and can be dangerous for children and teens, warns a report by doctors who say kids shouldn't use the popular products. The potential harms, caused mostly by too much caffeine or similar ingredients, include heart palpitations, seizures, strokes and even sudden death, the authors write in the medical journal Pediatrics.
After months of planning and preparation, it’s time to launch your new product. A critical element of any product launch is designing a marketing campaign to communicate its features and benefits to your target audiences and key influencers. One tactic that must be part of a marketing campaign launch is a press release.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Obama administration's effort to overhaul antitrust rules for the meatpacking industry with the toughest regulations since the Packers and Stockyards Act was passed 90 years ago has run into strong opposition from Republicans. The reforms, which would redraw the balance of power between meat companies and the farmers and ranchers who raise animals for them, have been one of the administration's signature efforts in addressing the growing concentration of corporate power in agriculture.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Activists say some of the cocoa in your Valentine's Day chocolate probably came from a West African country where the president is clinging to office. And they note that hundreds of thousands of young children also had a role in producing it. Activists are harnessing Ivory Coast's political crisis to add momentum to their campaign to force the world's chocolate makers to improve their labor practices.
According to CBC News, communities in the High Arctic region of Canada are suffering from drasticly increased food prices, including $29 Cheez Whiz, $40 infant formula and $77 breaded chicken. This is all thanks to a new food subsidy …
High-speed, multi-piston Muffin & Cake Depositors are designed to work over conveyors in production bakeries. The products are available in many configurations, including vertical designs to take up less space on the line. The units provide accurate depositing of muffin, cake and snack batters with or without particulates and can be used for gluten free products.
The Servo/Fill® Liquid Filling Machine features accurate, drip-free filling, no-tool cleanup and the ability to fill a variety of fill sizes and product viscosities. The product can be manually operated by footswitch or as a semi-automatic filler. The modular package will automate up to 4 benchtop machines.
The Hydraulic Lift & Tilt System allows for loading and assembling components to an extruded aluminum frame before sliding to another assembly cell, using the conveyor, onto another table for further assembly. The system, powered by 220 V, offers up to 90 degrees of tilt angle with 100 in. of conveyor to accommodate the assembly process which begins in a full vertical angle.