Advertisement
News
Subscribe to Food Manufacturing News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Today in Food Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for food manufacturing professionals

Craft Brewer Sun King Plans Indiana Expansion

August 18, 2014 9:23 am | by Associated Press

Craft beer maker Sun King Brewing Co. is planning to build a second production facility and tasting room in central Indiana. The new brewery, which is expected to open next summer, will help Sun King keep up with demand and have outdoor space for events with up to 3,000 people.

TOPICS:

Infographic: Improving the Seafood Aisle

August 18, 2014 8:00 am | by Greenpeace USA

In the eighth annual Greenpeace USA report Carting Away the Oceans, supermarkets and their seafood departments were under the microscope. Take a look at how these top retailers compete when it comes to policy, initiative and red listers.  

TOPICS:

Ex-Peanut Plant Manager Says He Lied About Salmonella

August 15, 2014 1:57 pm | by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

The former manager of the Georgia peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak says he lied to investigators to protect the company he worked for but then decided to come clean after realizing how many people had been sickened.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Alcohol Delivery Comes to D.C. Through New App

August 15, 2014 1:38 pm | by Klink Technologies Inc.

For the past year, several U.S. cities have allowed alcohol deliveries through Klink Technologies, an on-demand alcohol delivery business. Washington D.C. is the latest to drive this consumer trend.               

TOPICS:

Researchers Develop Food Safety Social Media Guide

August 15, 2014 1:00 pm | by North Carolina State University

What if your company could effectively communicate to key audiences about foodborne illnesses and how the risk can be reduced? Now you can. Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a guide to help your company participate in online communities.

TOPICS:

Food Allergies More Widespread in Big Cities

August 15, 2014 12:00 pm | by Johns Hopkins Medicine

A new study shows that young inner-city children appear to suffer from food allergies more than others. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that at least one in 10 children from four large U.S. cities has a food allergy.    

TOPICS:

Infographic: Biggest Losers in Food Waste

August 15, 2014 10:02 am | by Popular Science

The planet may have to feed a global population of 10 billion people by 2050. With that milestone looming, organizations like the U.N., the National Resources Defense Council and Food Tank are working on ways to make food systems more efficient.

TOPICS:

USDA Clips Wings of Misleading Language on Organic Packaging

August 15, 2014 9:50 am | by The Cornucopia Institute

The USDA announced that it would rein-in misleading language on organic packaging that has been suspected of confusing consumers. Specifically, the agency addressed companies that market food products with words like "organic" or "organics" in their brand-name.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

NH Frozen Pizza Facility Comes Back From the Ashes

August 15, 2014 9:08 am | by Rustic Crust

Rustic Crust, a manufacturer of organic and all-natural pizza crust and sauce, is soon to break ground with a new frozen pizza facility on the site of its former factory in Pittsfield, N.H., which burned to the ground earlier this year.      

TOPICS:

Coca-Cola Bets on Energy Drinks With Monster Stake

August 15, 2014 8:57 am | by Associated Press

Coca-Cola is buying a heavy stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, hoping to benefit from the surging popularity of energy drinks. The deal is the latest move by Coca-Cola to look beyond its own portfolio of Sprite, Dasani, Powerade and other drinks for growth. 

TOPICS:

Whole Foods Recalls 368 Pounds of Ground Beef

August 15, 2014 8:49 am | by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that two Whole Foods Market stores in Massachusetts are recalling 368 pounds of ground beef for possible contamination of a popular bacteria. So far, three people have fallen ill.

TOPICS:

US Producer Prices Rise Only 0.1 Percent in July

August 15, 2014 8:20 am | by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The Labor Department says the producer price index rose 0.1 percent in July, following a 0.4 percent gain in June. The cost of vegetables, among other goods, fell. In the past year, producer prices have risen just 1.7 percent, slightly below the Federal Reserve's target.

TOPICS:

Ensure Alcoholic Beverage Palatability, Profitability

August 14, 2014 2:53 pm | by METTLER TOLEDO

For manufacturers to thrive in the rapidly evolving worldwide alcoholic beverage market, they must streamline processes like never before. This guide helps manufacturers worldwide ensure the consistency, taste and profitability of their products whether they produce beer, wine or spirits.   

TOPICS:

Coming Soon: Genetically Edited Fruit?

August 14, 2014 2:47 pm | by Cell Press

With awareness of what makes these biotechnologies new and different, genetically edited fruits might be met with greater acceptance by society than GMOs so far have been, especially in Europe. Fruits are but one example of dozens of possible future applications for GEOs.

TOPICS:

Illinois Company is Latest to Venture into Carp Business

August 14, 2014 2:39 pm | by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

American Heartland Fish Products is the latest to venture into the small but growing business of carp-rendering, and their experiment offers another test of whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food.

TOPICS:

Utah Woman Critically Injured By Toxic Sweet Tea at Restaurant

August 14, 2014 2:01 pm | by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

Dickey's Barbecue Pit in South Jordan, Utah is under investigation after a woman drank the restaurant's sweet tea, which was laced with an industrial cleaning chemical. The 67-year-old woman suffers severe burns on her mouth and throat.

TOPICS:

Infographic: Top 10 Eating Occasions in American Food Culture

August 14, 2014 12:00 pm | by Hartman Group

Research by the Hartman Group shows three basic types of eating occasions in contemporary food culture: instrumental, savoring and inspirational. Here are the top 10 eating occasions in American food culture today.          

TOPICS:

Dunkin' Donuts Brews Up First Single-Origin Packaged Coffee

August 14, 2014 12:00 pm | by Dunkin' Donuts

In celebration of National Coffee Month, Dunkin' Donuts has brewed big news for coffee drinkers with the introduction of Colombian Packaged Coffee, the brand's first single-origin packaged coffee. Packaged coffee is the perfect way to enjoy Dunkin' Donuts coffee at home.

TOPICS:

Infographic: Just How Much Food is Going Straight to the Trash?

August 14, 2014 11:02 am | by Business Insider

Every year, the planet loses nearly a third of its food — a staggering 1.4 billion tons. That's according to a United Nations study that assessed food networks in 152 countries.                             

TOPICS:

McCormick Recalls Oregano for Possible Contamination

August 14, 2014 10:05 am | by McCormick & Company, Incorporated

McCormick & Company is recalling its Ground Oregano products due to possible contamination of Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. The company has alerted customers and outlets to dispose of this product.

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading