Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson said in a statement Thursday that the closures are necessary because of changing product needs, the age of the facilities and prohibitive renovation costs, as well as the Chicago plant's distance from its raw material suppliers.
The pioneers behind the nation's first commercial urban hydroponic greenhouses are now builders of one of the world's largest. Thursday, Gotham Greens announced their biggest and most ambitious expansion to date with a brand new facility, located in the historic Pullman area on Chicago's South Side.
The Coca-Cola Co. plans to begin selling a carbonated version of its enhanced water brand in select markets this month. The bubbly variety of Smartwater will initially be sold in one-liter bottles at selected retailers in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, the company announced Wednesday.
The new owners of an Aberdeen (S.D.) beef plant that closed in 2012 have fired up the equipment and are processing dozens of cattle a day, the city's mayor said. That's welcome news for ranchers in the region who are tired of having to truck their animals hundreds of miles south to Nebraska.
Critics call it "frankenfish," but the Food and Drug Administration granted its approval on Thursday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat. It could be available in a couple of years.
The North American Meat Institute announced it will sponsor three additional free education programs at the 2016 International Production and Processing Expo, scheduled to take place January 26-28, 2016, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack defended Friday a recently agreed-to 12-nation Pacific trade pact, saying the Trans-Pacific Partnership would provide a counterbalance to China's growing influence in the region while also opening up promising Asian markets with their burgeoning middle class.
Foodservice Packaging Institute’s 2015 Trends Report shows overarching themes of sustainability, customization across the supply chain.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal allowed for human consumption in the United States.
DuPont last week introduced a new enzyme at a trade show in Germany that it says could both shorten and improve beer's maturation process.
Blue Bell has resumed limited operations at its flagship creamery in the Central Texas town of Brenham, seven months after shutting down production out of fear of listeria contamination
The taco chain said Wednesday that it is saving its first restaurant from demolition by lifting it from its 53-year-old foundation in Downey, California, near Los Angeles, and moving it 45 miles southeast to Taco Bell's headquarters in Irvine.
In a manufacturing plant, some hazards can't be avoided — and worker injuries can be costly. Luckily, with PPE and proper practices, these injuries can frequently be avoided. Check out some stats on common worker injuries and their costs, and learn a few methods on how to avoid them, courtesy of Magid.
Food Manufacturing recently corresponded with GE Digital's Katie Moore to discuss brilliant factory technologies and how these solutions and concepts can be of benefit to those in the food manufacturing industry.
The latest large seizure of illegal contraband at Los Angeles International Airport didn't involve narcotics. Federal authorities seized 450 pork tamales from the luggage of a traveler arriving from Mexico.
Dunkin' Donuts is testing delivery and on-the-go ordering.
There is a growing trend among American consumers, as well as in global markets, toward the avoidance of a host of specific food ingredients and components. The ingredients not found in our foods are scrutinized just as much as the ingredients that are included.
The company said Wednesday that it will split off leading brands such as Chef Boyardee and Healthy Choice into Conagra Brands Inc. It will spin off its frozen potato business under the Lamb Weston name.
The National Pork Board on Wednesday reiterated the proactive steps the U.S. pork industry has taken to ensure responsible antibiotic use on pig farms. Pork industry leaders say calls by various organizations to end antibiotic use on farms are misguided and would have a negative impact on food safety.
While the company applauds this significant milestone, Cargill's Friona beef plant employees aren't fixated on this record — they're aiming for greater achievements.