Subscribe to Food Manufacturing News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Today in Food Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for food manufacturing professionals

North Dakota Bottling Company Suing PepsiCo Over Contract

September 20, 2015 2:30 pm | by Associated Press

A North Dakota Pepsi distributor is accusing the soft drink company of breaking a 60-year-old contract on exclusive sales rights.


Peanut Executive in Salmonella Case Faces Sentencing

September 20, 2015 2:00 pm | by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

A year after a federal jury convicted him of crimes behind a salmonella outbreak blamed for killing nine people and sickening hundreds more, former peanut executive Stewart Parnell returns to court facing possible imprisonment for the rest of his life. A sentencing hearing was scheduled for Monday in Albany, Georgia, for the 61-year-old former owner of Peanut Corporation of America.


Burger King's Black Burger Headed to U.S.

September 20, 2015 1:30 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Burger King is reportedly preparing to celebrate Halloween by offering its U.S. customers a chance to try a "black burger." The fast food chain debuted the unique-looking hamburger in Japan. The first iteration of the "Kuro" used bamboo charcoal to create black buns and infused its sauce with squid link.


Bakers Find New Ways to Respond To Operational Demands & Consumer Trends at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

September 20, 2015 1:00 pm | by PMMI

Baking and snack manufacturers will leave Las Vegas with food for thought.


Mister Bee's New Owners See Strong Potential in Potato Chip Company

September 20, 2015 12:57 pm | by BRETT DUNLAP, Parkersburg News and Sentinel

The new owners of Mister Bee Potato Chips want to bring the company back to the forefront of people's minds.


Molson Coors Shares Close at All-Time High on Hope of SABMiller Takeover

September 20, 2015 12:00 pm | by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

Molson Coors' shares closed at an all-time high Friday on increased investor hope that the brewer will gain control of MillerCoors, its joint venture with SABMiller in the United States.


Coca-Cola: IRS Says We Owe $3.3 Billion in Back Taxes

September 18, 2015 2:15 pm | by Associated Press

Coca-Cola was notified by the IRS that it owes $3.3 billion more in federal taxes, as well as interest, for 2007 to 2009, the company said Friday.


Food Manufacturing's Week in Review

September 18, 2015 1:45 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor

Stay on top of the biggest stories in the news and find out what is trending by taking a look at the most-viewed stories of the week from the Food Manufacturing website.


Soft Cheese Linked to Listeria Death in Ohio

September 18, 2015 1:30 pm | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

A California company has recalled several brands of soft cheeses after they were linked to 24 illnesses around the country over the last five years, including a 2012 death in Ohio.


Confectionery Manufacturers Find a Sweet Spot at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

September 18, 2015 1:15 pm | by PMMI

According to research from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, consumer wellness concerns, food safety and other health and safety concerns, are among the biggest drivers steering the confectionery industry today. Confectioners can find a variety of approaches to address these market forces at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015.


Aspen Foods Confident in Safety of Its Products

September 18, 2015 12:00 pm | by Aspen Foods

Aspen Foods remains confident in the safety of its raw, breaded, stuffed chicken breast products, which were produced in full compliance with U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations and inspected and passed by USDA, the company said Friday in a statement.  


Feds: Workplace Fatalities Increased In Mining, Manufacturing In 2014

September 18, 2015 9:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Preliminary numbers released Thursday by the U.S. Labor Department showed a sharp increase in the number of workplace fatalities in private-sector goods production in 2014.


From Consumer Demands to Packaging, PACK EXPO Las Vegas Delivers Solutions

September 18, 2015 9:30 am | by PMMI

The year’s most comprehensive processing and packaging event addresses trends and spotlights solutions for meat and food producers.


Hostess Adding Bread To Product Lineup

September 18, 2015 9:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Hostess is back in the bread market, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.


Another Food Fight? Congress Mulls School Meal Standards

September 18, 2015 8:45 am | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Congress is deciding whether it wants another pitched battle with first lady Michelle Obama and the administration over school lunches that put more whole grains in kids' meals and cut salty foods.


Organic Panel at Expo East Zeroes in on Opportunities for Tomorrow's Organic

September 18, 2015 7:45 am | by Organic Trade Association

A group of organic thought leaders looked into the future on Thursday and agreed that major challenges need to be overcome for organic to fulfill its potential and move significantly beyond its position of nearly five percent of the U.S. food supply.  


Opportunities Flow for Beverage Professionals at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

September 17, 2015 1:50 pm | by PMMI

Learning, networking and the leading technologies make this year’s event a must-attend for the beverage industry.


Candy Industry Supports 465,000 Jobs Nationwide, Drives 1:7 Multiplier Effect

September 17, 2015 1:30 pm | by National Confectioners Association

Candy making fuels the American economy to great effect, according to a new report released today by the National Confectioners Association.  

Report Gives Top Restaurant Chains Failing Grades On Antibiotics

September 17, 2015 1:00 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A coalition of advocacy groups took most of the country's top restaurant chains to task this week for the use of antibiotics by their meat suppliers.


Beer Institute Commends Recent FDA Announcements

September 17, 2015 12:35 pm | by The Beer Institute

The Beer Institute commends the Food and Drug Administration on two significant announcements, both of which are important to America's beer brewers, importers and suppliers.



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