Keizo Shimamoto left his career in finance four years ago and decided to perfect a unique culinary talent. Shimamoto, now known as the "Ramen Man," travels the globe creating his famous burgers, which are held between two special ramen "buns."
Pinnacle Foods said its third-quarter net income jumped more than fourfold thanks to lower restructuring and refinancing costs and sales gains for its Duncan Hines business. The company said revenue from Duncan Hines frosting and cake mixes rose 4 percent.
An official says eight people were crushed to death when thousands of typhoon survivors stormed a government rice warehouse in the central Philippines. National Food Authority spokesman Rex Estoperez said police and soldiers were helpless when the looting took place.
A fire at a factory known as the world's largest maker of knishes has created a nationwide shortage of the Jewish treats, which are filled with pureed potatoes and other filling. But the factory has promised to have plenty knishes by Thanksgiving, which this year coincides with the start of Hanukkah.
A fire at a factory billed as the world's biggest maker of knishes has created nationwide shock and oy for those who can't seem to find the Jewish treats anywhere. Kvetching has been going on at delis, diners, food carts and groceries ever since.
In the tug-of-war between public health and personal freedom, the Food and Drug Administration's decision to ban trans fats barely rates a ripple two decades after health activists began warning Americans that it was clogging their arteries and causing heart attacks.
A 55-year-old man's left arm was severed Thursday in an industrial accident at a Seattle fortune cookie company. Kyle Moore of the Seattle Fire Department says the arm was severed after the man became stuck in a machine up to his chest.
The Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a ban Thursday on unhealthy trans fats and a mandatory phase-out of the ingredient. The director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest expects the process to happen quickly.
Snack food maker Snyder's-Lance said Thursday that its third-quarter net income climbed 29 percent, helped by higher sales of its core branded products. The company makes Cape Cod chips, Snyder's of Hanover pretzels, Archway and Stella D'oro cookies.
Oreo maker Mondelez is struggling to boost cookie sales in China. Mondelez, which also owns Cadbury chocolates, Ritz crackers and Trident gum, trimmed its full-year sales expectations, in part because of its disappointing cookie sales in China.
Nestle is pledging to speed up making hundreds of products with less salt to honor new U.N. dietary guidelines. Nestle says further cuts in salt would be made in all its food brands worldwide in keeping with the World Health Organization's new guidelines.
Sterling-Rice Group has identified the top ten food trends that will be served on restaurant menus and line supermarket shelves across the U.S. in 2014. Consumers will continue to seek healthy options, but with an occasional indulgent splurge.
The food industry has been an ever-present influence in the life of Food Manufacturing's new editor, Holly Henschen. Holly has a wealth of experience covering the food industry, and she looks forward to sharing her expertise with our readers.
British politician Tessa Munt is up in arms over new regulations governing British jam, saying her country's plan to lower the minimum sugar content of the beloved fruity spread threatens to turn a much-loved treat into "gloopy sludge."
Nestle USA says it's relocating its frozen pizza division from Illinois to the Cleveland suburb of Solon, joining its other businesses and an expanding research center there. Nestle's Glendale, Calif.-based U.S. arm announced the move Wednesday.
British politician Tessa Munt is in a jam over new rules on fruity spreads, saying her country's plan to lower the minimum sugar content of the breakfast staple threatens the very institution of the British breakfast — a hearty meal typically served with sausage, egg, beans, tomato and toast.
The robotic BFW Series bottom-up filler was designed for bagging powdery materials, including milk and protein powders, as well as bakery mix.
South Coast Baking Company, a wholesale manufacturer of frozen bakery products, announced Wednesday that it will open a production facility in northwest Arkansas. The plant will produce frozen cookie dough for food retailers, creating 150 jobs.
McCormick Kitchens has released what it calls the season's top seven flavors — pumpkin spice, ginger, vanilla, peppermint, sage, cinnamon and nutmeg — to help consumers make everything from breakfast to dessert have the best holiday taste.
The ZP1+ positive displacement pump is designed for the sanitary and industrial pump market.
While food trends and the popularity of various weight-loss diets fluctuate, consumers’ demand for healthier food products remains a constant. The baking industry responds to these demands by continually developing new products, ingredients and processing methods.
Halloween is right around the corner, and many consumers are looking to fulfill their cravings for everything pumpkin. ABC News takes a look at some lower-calorie alternatives to the most popular pumpkin-flavored treats of the fall season.
A California-based bakery announced that it plans to expand its plant in northeastern Georgia and create more than 400 new jobs by 2016. King's Hawaiian is spending about $100 million to expand its facility in Oakwood — which is about 50 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.
The gluten-free market isn't just for those with celiac disease. Sixty-five percent of consumers who eat or used to eat gluten-free foods do so because they think they are healthier, and 27 percent eat gluten-free foods because they feel such products aid in their weight loss efforts.
Private California-based company Clif Bar & Co. has announced plans to build a 300,000-square-foot baking facility in Twin Falls. Company officials joined Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and other Twin Falls leaders Thursday in announcing plans for the facility.