In the final part of this three-part series of Food Manufacturing Brainstorm, we ask: what plant cleanliness techniques and best practices can food manufacturers employ to improve food safety in their facilities?
Two weeks ago, BuzzFeed ran an article with the headline “How Climate Change Will End Wine As We Know It.” The piece discusses how climate change likely will have a significant impact on which wine grapes can be grown where.
You know that feeling when you pop a mint in your mouth and suddenly your mouth is a winter wonderland of soothing flavor? SciShow explains the chemistry behind why minty things taste "cool" and spicy things taste "hot." Let's take a look!
The Castellini Group is investing $52 million in a new produce processing and distribution center in metro Atlanta and will create 300 new jobs over the next several years. The facility will be built in Conley, about 10 miles south of downtown Atlanta.
Building on the heritage of the i-Tech range, this highly resilient printer is designed for challenging production environments and comes wrapped in an IP55 marine grade stainless steel cabinet, with IP66 sealed electronics enclosure.
The Dynamic Bulk Density Measurement System is a gravimetric meter used to dynamically measure the bulk density of flowable solids while in process.
A new study is looking at rebuffing hot dogs into a low-fat alternative form. Naturally, this left me pondering: Why are food scientists continually working to build leaner, meaner and “healthier” versions of processed foods?
Scientists are working on ways to make hot dogs more healthy. A research team in Spain replaced pork fat with olive oil, reducing the calories by more than a third, and improving the type of fat inside the franks. Could this be the answer to a healthier hot dog?
Cider, or "hard cider" as it is typically known in the United States, is experiencing a real revival. The fermented apple juice is the fastest growing alcohol market segment in the U.S., boasting a 54 percent increase in production annually from 2007 to 2012.
Federal prosecutors announced a 92-count indictment Friday against the Midamar Corporation, Islamic Services of America and corporate officers Jalel Aossey and William "Yahya" Aossey. Each defendant is charged with making false statements on export applications, wire fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to sell misbranded meat.
General Mills is bringing back popular '90s cereal French Toast Crunch in a nod to nostalgia and in the hopes of boosting its weak cereal sales. The Minneapolis-based food maker said it is reintroducing the cereal this month in response to consumer demand.
As sales continue to slide in the U.S., McDonald's plans to expand a test that lets people build their own burgers by tapping on a touchscreen to pick the bread, cheese and toppings they want. The "Create Your Taste" program is a departure for McDonald's, which was built to deliver food consistently, quickly and affordably.
Beer is not just for drinking anymore. ABC's Hamish Macdonald goes inside the spa where a bathtub of hops is part of the beautify regimen in the Czech Republic.
November was a good month for women and recent veterans who sought jobs. Recent veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan made even bigger strides. The unemployment rate for that group dropped to 5.7 percent from 7.2 percent in October.
With 2014 dwindling to its last months, it's time to think about what the future will hold. And for those working in manufacturing, the 2015 rules and regulations from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) are something to follow.
Hardwired in the psyche of manufacturers is the constant vigilance on total production cost. Sometimes, deferring or minimizing maintenance results in cost savings. However, these incremental savings are typically false economy. A strategic asset management approach can create far greater value for the business.
In an additional list of so-called nontariff barriers recently submitted by the 28-country bloc, the EU wants Japan to change rules regarding imports of alcoholic beverages such as beer, as well as food additives not permitted or limited for use in Japan.
Seven countries have imposed trade restrictions on Canadian poultry as a fifth farm in British Columbia's Fraser Valley was put under quarantine for avian influenza. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said that more than 140,000 turkeys and chickens will be euthanized.
The world's largest hamburger chain said the drop in global sales at locations open at least 13 months included a 4.6 percent decline in the U.S., and a 4 percent decline for the unit that includes the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa.
We are constantly on the run; snacking as we go. According to The Guardian, as increasing numbers of us become obese, food manufacturers want us to think it is our fault — all while aggressively marketing more junk to satiate our new eating habits.