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 company and its clients.
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 growing consumer interest in healthy eating.
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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 food safety in its facilities.
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 in granola processing and bar manufacturing.
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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 among today's discerning consumers.
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 humble.
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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 produce abalone for a growing world market.
Throughout its 89-year history, Just Born in Bethlehem, Penn., has produced such iconic candy brands as PEEPS® and MIKE AND IKE®. The family-owned company prides itself in maintaining a sense of tradition, while continuing to generate growth through innovative production processes.
WhiteWave Foods' processing facility in City of Industry, Calif., is employing unique packaging systems to produce an array of organic milk and liquid products to meet a broad range of consumer needs. The organic processor's focus on quality ingredients and preventative maintenance have helped it achieve explosive growth in the organic milk market.
Gonnella Baking Company's new kosher certification and product line expansions are leading the contract manufacturer toward increased growth and success.
With investments in custom equipment and a foot firmly rooted in history, Colony Brands has grown its mail-order bakery business into one of the largest in the country.
Craft brewers are changing the brewing game, producing big beers in small, but growing, facilities. As consumer demand increases, brewers look ahead to new trends in production and flavor.
Columbus Foods has maintained its dedication to making authentic Italian salami throughout its 95-year history while implementing the latest automation and food safety technology available in the meat industry.
The Global Food Protection Institute in Battle Creek, Mich., is changing the way food manufacturers and state and local regulators take on food safety challenges.
California has cultivated a crowing walnut industry by utilizing the latest harvesting and processing methods to deliver a safe, quality product.