iGPS Logistics and Nestle Waters' North America have announced an agreement to introduce iGPS pallets as the shipping platform for Poland Spring brand natural spring water to customers throughout the North East.
Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier and more creative or original in their approach to flavors and ingredients, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts.
The Hawaii Department of Health fined a Honolulu noodle restaurant for breaking food safety rules and for taking down a sign that stated the violations. Officials say a restaurant manager removed the sign for a weekend.
Hawaii's Fifth Annual Rice Festival is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of 600 pounds of rice, 200 pounds of ground beef, 300 scrambled eggs and 200 pounds of gravy. That's some serious loco moco!
HoneyBaked is already gearing up for the holiday season. The company is preparing for the annual rush on its signature Honey Baked Hams, Turkey Breasts and other products by providing part-time jobs for more than 10,000 people.
To mark the 50th Anniversary of Ruiz Foods, Reiser participated in the celebration in Denison, Texas by gifting them a Vemag DP3. Ruiz Foods purchased their 100th Vemag earlier this year, and Reiser made good on their promise of "Buy 100 Vemags and then get one free."
Shoppers say they are spending one in four of their food dollars on specialty food, up from one in five in 2013. Their top picks? Chocolate, olive oil and cheese are purchased most but tea is gaining, making it into the top 10 specialty foods consumers report buying this year.
Cumberland Farms' recent survey asked consumers what they would be willing to do or give up in order to get their daily coffee fix. The surprising results include giving up booze rather than giving up coffee.
The American Bakers Association urged the Senate to continue its oversight of the freight rail shipping crisis. Bakers have struggled to receive flour shipments in a timely fashion, which is a major concern for the baking industry.
Leading futurists from the Institute of Food Technologists believe that in the year 2050, the food on consumers' plates will be tailored to meet their specific health needs.
The Swiss-based food and drink company Nestle SA is selling two baby food brands in Germany to an investor consortium for an undisclosed sum. The company says it plans to concentrate its baby food business in Germany and Austria.
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In honor of National Coffee Day, many restaurants, such as Dunkin' Donuts, are giving away free cups of joe! Check out this infographic from Rainforest Alliance to learn the story behind that steaming hot drink in your mug.
Sabra Dipping Co. is doubling its production capacity and creating 70 jobs in 2015 by expanding its Virginia operations. Sabra first opened its factory in 2010, making 4,000 tons of hummus monthly.
Idaho officials have arrested the driver thought to have abandoned the trailer containing 37,000 pounds of rotten chicken at a western Montana truck stop. Police say the trailer might have been sitting at the Flying J Truck Stop for nearly a month before it was discovered.
The man suspected of attacking two women, beheading one of them, at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Oklahoma is expected to face charges. The suspect is expected to face murder and other charges from the attack at the food distribution center.
North Dakota's state-owned flour mill is currently undergoing a $27 million expansion that will make it the largest wheat-grinding factory in the U.S. The mill's manager said the expansion is necessary to meet growing flour demand.
If adopted, the initiative by Oregon GMO Right to Know would require manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to label raw and packaged foods produced entirely or partially by genetic engineering. It would be effective January 2016.
The USDA has found unregulated genetically modified wheat in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana. No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and the discovery of unapproved varieties can pose a potential threat to U.S trade.
The attorney for a Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals at a Dickey's Barbecue says the family will enter into mediation with the business instead of immediately filing a lawsuit.