If Twinkies can indeed achieve a fabled longevity, it will have more to do with savvy business practices and innovation than secret, Frankenstein recipe formulations. This reinvigoration includes a number of strategic modifications to Hostess Brands’ business model.
Concerns deepen over a recent deal by which Chinese meat processor Smithfield Foods would buy American meat giant Smithfield Foods. Critics of the deal are now saying that increasing U.S. exports to China could have a serious and negative impact on U.S. food safety.
Wineries are closer to being able to ship their products directly to Pennsylvania consumers after the passage of a bill in the state House. The vote Thursday sent the bill to the state Senate. It would allow wine producers to obtain a license through the Liquor Control Board.
The Wegmans supermarket chain is partnering with Cornell University in a project showcasing and promoting New York's specialty cheese industry. Wegmans announced Wednesday that a selection of New York cheeses from five artisan cheesemakers will be available at its store in the Rochester suburb of Pittsford.
Company’s lubricant storage & dispensing systems feature 130-gallon containers and 3-way diverter valve assemblies.
Company’s new spring assist door was adapted as a cost-effective option for dock doors and internal doors that do not endure heavy forklift traffic and high wind loads.
Meatpacking companies usually can't ship across state lines unless their products are inspected by the USDA. But Wisconsin is one of three states to sign a deal with the federal government under USDA rules finalized in 2011. That pact makes interstate sales of state-inspected meat acceptable.
The Alfa Laval Rotacheck is designed to fulfill the demands for a safe and validated tank cleaning verification in the brewing, dairy, and food and beverage processing industries.
Years of “thinking Lean” led many manufacturers to install systems offering visibility to the flow of direct production parts from suppliers to the assembly line. Very few, however, have had the same discipline or success tracking indirect inventory or MRO data.
The UltraSert document printer and inserter can automatically print and insert documents into mixed carton sizes at up to 25 pages per minute per unit for food processing packaging and shipping operations.
Global manufacturers are putting their supply chains at the center of their business strategies to serve as the foundation for operational efficiency and collaborative innovation, according to KPMG's 4th annual Global Manufacturing Outlook.
The AccellosOne SkyTrack Mobile solution provides seamless, real-time visibility for dispatchers and drivers by enabling information transfer between Prophesy DispatchSeries software and Android smartphones or tablets.
New Zealand's Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy said Thursday exports of frozen lamb, beef and mutton to China should resume next week after a paperwork problem resulted in hundreds of tons of meat getting stranded at Chinese docks.
Aiming to reduce energy consumption and eliminate ongoing, costly lighting maintenance, Zero Mountain Cold Storage Warehouse, a leader in cold-storage service, recently upgraded two of its facilities to next-generation LED lighting by Dialight Corporation.
Craft and micro-distilleries continue to gain in popularity and market share with sales doubling over a two-year period and 30 percent in the last decade. The craft whiskey, bourbon and rye industries seem to be following the trail blazed by craft brewers in the 1990s.
Hundreds of tons of frozen mutton, lamb and beef from New Zealand have been stranded on Chinese docks after China halted their import due to a certification dispute. China is New Zealand's largest export market and its largest consumer of sheep meat.
There are maintenance, repair and operations surveys that show that “quick response and product knowledge” combine for over 75 percent of what was important to plant management; price is less than 8 percent of the consideration and fulfillment programs just 3 percent.
Jim Cramer joins panelists from The Street and Mad Money to discuss new technology at work in the food industry, including an app that facilitates direct-to-consumer sales between farmers and those looking to cut out food supply chain middlemen.
Company introduces new iWAREHOUSE Essential™ and iWAREHOUSE Enterprise™, two solutions that combine fleet efficiency, warehouse optimization and professional services.
Belcampo is a new food start-up that has a laser focus on burgers. The food company is so serious about its beef that it has chosen a unique supply chain strategy — total domination. The company owns its entire supply chain, from farm to butcher to table.
For many food manufacturing facilities, the loading dock and warehouse can be busy areas. With employees passing through, forklifts and hand pallet trucks moving about, and conveyor systems and storage racks fixed to the ground, space is often a premium in these areas.
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., an independent company that bottles and distributes Coca-Cola drinks in Western Europe, said Thursday that its profit fell in the first quarter as it sold less soda and paid more for ingredients. The company also said it would let its right to buy Coca-Cola's bottling business in Germany expire.
In Vermont, a hotbed of craft beer brewing, lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow brewers to ship their beer directly to consumers to expand their markets and reach their niche customers nationwide. The state already allows wineries to ship wine directly to consumers after changing the law, but beer shipments are illegal.
Company's Dri-Fresh Sea-Fresh range of absorbent liners quickly and effectively absorbs the melting ice and juices released during transportation.
Ammonia refrigeration leaks pose both safety and economic risks to food companies, but many are unaware of these hazards. Attorney J. Tom Boer spoke with Food Manufacturing about ammonia refrigeration regulations and how manufacturers can ensure their system’s safety.