GLK Foods processes 140,000 tons of raw cabbage into 105,000 tons of sauerkraut each year between its facilities in Bear Creek, Wisconsin and Shortsville, New York, and the company has recently expanded beyond its signature product.
If you’ve been making a lot of changes at your plant recently, or even if it’s been a while, have you thought about the big picture moving forward? A facility assessment can reveal some of those inefficiencies that may have slipped through the cracks.
An important FSMA rule that goes into effect on April 1, 2017 is Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The rule covers anyone involved in the shipping, receiving, loading and carrying of food in the U.S. (and to be distributed in the U.S.) by...
With so much at stake in keeping the food supply safe, how do you keep food safety training top of mind?
Gluten-free baking continues to be one of the hot industry topics this year. So, where does your plant fit into the gluten-free market?
Although checkweighers have been part of the food production landscape for several decades, a variety of new factors are impacting how and why they are being used today.
The regulatory landscape in the food industry is increasingly complex, particularly for global manufacturers and distributors. This means keeping up with evolving regulations and ever-changing circumstances.
This issue contains our PACK EXPO International 2016 preview. We also take a look inside the renovated and expanded Nestlé Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, Ohio.
Octopi Brewing's sophisticated equipment and ambitious goals are poised to make it a major player in the burgeoning craft beer industry.
The Cargill Food Innovation Center provides food and beverage companies with research and development capabilities in a collaborative environment.
Wixon has been a trusted provider of flavors, seasonings and technologies for food and beverage manufacturers for more than 100 years.
Jacobsen Salt Co. proudly harvests flake and kosher sea salts from the cold, pristine waters of the Oregon coast.
With more than 60 family growers in its co-op, Oregon Cherry Growers is the largest processor of sweet cherries in North America. Read this story and more in the September 2015 issue of Food Manufacturing.
Oregon-based Dave's Killer Bread, which recently expanded its distribution to all 50 states, prides itself on its hand-crafted/seed-encrusted line of breads. Read this cover story, a Q&A about robotics and automation in the food industry and learn...
Jack Link's Protein Snacks leads the way in the rapidly growing meat snacks category. Read this cover story, exclusive features on email best practices and the importance of lab testing for food production, among others.
Griffin Claw Brewing Company prides itself on producing beer with a mix of tradition and technology at its Birmingham, Michigan facility. To read this cover story, exclusive features on robotics in the food plant and ways to introduce ...
California-based Seawind Foods is a trusted producer and supplier of all-natural dehydrated fruits, vegetables and spices. To read this cover story, exclusive features on crisis management and factory fire risks, among other stories, please click on...
Berner Food & Beverage is a leading contract manufacturer of private label and store brand beverages, cheese products and other dairy-based foods. To read this cover story, exclusive features on regulatory compliance and material handling, among...
Portland-based Bridgetown Natural Foods rides the snacking trend with its Gluten-Free, Organic, Kosher and B-Corporation certifications.
Click here to check out a Denver food company's dive into the new edibles business, focusing on transparency, technology and consumer-education in a new, controversial market.
Cypress Grove Chevre in Humboldt County, Calif., constructs a state-of the-art facility to carry on a decades-long legacy of producing specialty goat cheese.
Campbell Soup Company's Napoleon, Ohio, plant is one of the largest food manufacturing facilities in the United States. Natural gas, solar energy and a biodigestor help fuel the facility.
Northern Fish Products, Inc., in Tacoma, Wash., has supplied fresh seafood throughout the United States and abroad throughout its 102-year history. Now ozone technology and transparent sourcing are helping build on a long-standing reputation of quality.
Nestlé Waters North America is the largest bottled water company by volume in the United States. The company prides itself on its sustainability efforts, including its many LEED-certified facilities and eco-friendly packaging.
We review the top five innovative food manufacturers we've covered this year, highlighting each company's unique efforts.
LifeLine Foods' zero-waste plant in St. Joseph, Mo. is on its way to becoming one of the country's premier corn milling facilities.
Fresca Foods in Louisville, Colo., provides full-service contract manufacturing and brand management services to a growing host of customers operating in the healthy snack foods market. Their unique business model has yielded impressive results for the...
Bolthouse Farms has long been known for its baby carrots and other bagged produce items, but at its new Innovation Center in Bakersfield, Calif., the company is ramping up its efforts to develop other fresh, nutritious products that will appeal to a...
This supplement takes a look into what it takes to be a leader in high tech manufacturing. From energy management programs to automation to the employee training needed stay on top of emerging technologies, this supplement will provide manufacturers with...
In this issue of Food Manufacturing, we report on some of the food industry's recent food and industrial safety accidents in order to provide plant managers the tools they need to avoid these types of accidents in the future.
Tucked away in Pascoag, R.I., Daniele Inc. is using innovative technology to extend shelf-life, ensure food safety and expand the reach of its sausage products to a growing base of consumers. The company is employing high pressure processing to heighten...
Hearthside Food Solutions’ 13 manufacturing plants and 5,000 employees manufacture snack bars for some of the world’s largest food companies. In the company's manufacturing hub in Grand Rapids, Mich., work is coordinated among several plants specializing...
This supplement provides processors with need-to-know information about emerging compliance developments, employee safety training plans and large-scale industrial accidents in order to help improve plant safety protocol. With insight from across the...
Oregon Seafoods in Coos Bay, Ore., aims to help sustain the local fishing economy by processing tuna and salmon products for sale to area grocers and food service companies. The company's unique processing methods produce a high quality product in demand...
Beaverton Foods, Inc. is currently the largest processor of specialty mustards in the country and operates out of a 70,000-square-foot food processing facility in Hillsboro, Ore., shipping about 30 million units per year. But its beginnings are much more...
Find ways to save money through investing in energy efficient equipment and alternative energy solutions in the 2012 Energy Intelligence Report!
Through a business arrangement with the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority that pumps deep sea water to the surface for use in ocean-based research and business, Big Island Abalone in Kona, Hawaii is using advanced aquaculture techniques to...