Subscribe to Food Manufacturing News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Today in Food Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for food manufacturing professionals

Improving Rice Flour to Aid Food Poverty

June 30, 2015 3:00 pm | by Society For Experimental Biology

A new, high-quality rice flour could help towards aiding global food poverty. "This rice flour serves not only as an alternative to wheat flour for those with wheat intolerance, but could also help to overcome the global food problem in the future," says Dr. Yayoi Onda.


European Study Tests Wearables For Cows

June 30, 2015 2:45 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter

We've written before about tracking domestic herd animals using the Internet of Things. Recently, researchers at Cambridge Industrial Design were commissioned by True North Technologies to create high-tech cow trackers, which can track the bovines' behavior and location. 


In the News: ConAgra to Sell Store-Brand Food Business

June 30, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing

Find out all the details by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.


Report Accuses Food Industry of Tobacco-Style Tactics

June 30, 2015 1:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The report alleges that large food and agribusiness companies directed hundreds of millions of dollars toward public relations efforts that mirror "the tobacco industry’s playbook," from "funding fake science to paying experts to denounce public health findings."


Clean Label Becomes the New Food Industry Standard

June 30, 2015 12:35 pm | by Innova Database

Clean label has moved beyond being a trend and is now regarded as standard in the food industry. Consumers are demanding shorter and more recognizable ingredients lists and manufacturers are responding by increasingly highlighting the naturalness and origins of their products.


Top Specialty Foods of 2015 Announced at Summer Fancy Food Show

June 30, 2015 12:00 pm | by Specialty Food Association

This year's winners were selected from 2,715 entries across 32 awards categories. The final voting ended at the trade show. A sofi is considered the top accolade in the $109-billion specialty food industry. "Sofi" stands for specialty outstanding food innovation.


Obama Administration Unveils New Overtime Pay Standards

June 30, 2015 11:10 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The Obama administration on Monday unveiled long-anticipated rules that would make millions of additional workers eligible for overtime pay.


Food For Thought: Use More Forages in Livestock Farming

June 30, 2015 10:45 am | by Springer

This review looks at the use of more forages than grain feeds to help improve sustainability of rural small-scale livestock farming.


Chobani Selected as Greek Yogurt Provider For School Lunches

June 30, 2015 9:10 am | by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall.


ConAgra to Sell Store-Brand Food Business

June 30, 2015 8:30 am | by The Associated Press

ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp.


Kellogg's Unveils 40+ New Products

June 30, 2015 8:00 am | by Kellogg Company

Kellogg Company is introducing more than 40 new products across its U.S. lineup with a wave of foods that fit the latest trends in nutrition, taste and convenience. 


Report: Blue Bell Pulled Products Weeks Before Listeria Recall

June 29, 2015 3:45 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Blue Bell Creameries quietly pulled the company's ice cream from retailers and large institutions weeks before issuing a recall over listeria contamination, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.


GOP Bill to Privatize Wine, Liquor Sales Under Construction

June 29, 2015 2:49 pm | by MARC LEVY, Associated Press

A bill to allow private licensees to take over the state-controlled sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania is under construction by House and Senate Republicans, with votes possible in the coming days, an architect of the plan said late last week.


Cattle ID System Shows its Muzzle

June 29, 2015 1:20 pm | by INDERSCIENCE PUBLISHERS

Researchers in Egypt are developing a biometric identification system for cattle that could reduce food fraud and allow ranchers to control their stock more efficiently. 


In the News: Sysco Pulling Out of US Foods Buyout After FTC Move

June 29, 2015 12:45 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing

Find out everything you need to know about this story by browsing this compilation of media coverage.


Photo of the Day: Beer Fizzics

June 29, 2015 11:30 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor

Have you ever been drinking a can of beer at home and wished it had that frothy head of foam that only seems to apply to draft beer? Well, beer aficionados are in luck, as a new innovative technology introduced at the CE Week gadget show in New York this week promises to deliver just that.


Monsanto to Upgrade Herbicide Plant

June 29, 2015 10:25 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Monsanto plans to upgrade a Louisiana chemical plant in order to help produce a new line of herbicide.


Infographic: How Consumers Opt to Reduce Excess Sugar Intake

June 29, 2015 10:00 am | by DSM

Based on an international survey conducted in the United States, Mexico, Argentina, France and Australia, DSM published findings that show approximately two-thirds of consumers are concerned about excess sugar.


Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Pungent Fungus Prized by Foodies

June 29, 2015 9:35 am | by TERENCE CHEA, Associated Press

The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.


Sysco Pulling Out of US Foods Buyout After FTC Move

June 29, 2015 9:00 am | by The Associated Press

Sysco is scrapping its proposed $3.5 billion buyout of US Foods after a Federal Trade Commission legal victory that temporarily blocked the deal to combine the two food-service companies.



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