Sixteen major food and beverage companies, including ConAgra Foods and Unilever, sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the U.S. in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
The New Mexico Livestock Board is launching an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy...
Cumberland County has delayed a decision on a proposed $113 million poultry plant in Cedar Creek...
Ever wonder where your milk in the grocery store comes from and how it gets there? This seven-step infographic takes you through the entire milk production process from the farm all the way to the grocery store.
Consumers learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while farmers tell the rich story of heritage and identity grains, and innovative bakers reintroduce the grains of their youth.
An undercover video from Mercy For Animals exposes animal cruelty at Winchester Dairy, a supplier to Leprino Foods — the world's largest pizza cheese supplier factory farm. The footage shows workers viciously kicking and whipping the cows.
When the ketchup giant H.J. Heinz Co. sold its production plant to Del Monte Foods in 2002, the company closed the doors of its Pittsburgh food facility. Now, officials say they will resume food production in the city, making jarred baby food.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the preliminary top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014.
Ready for a totally awesome ‘90s flashback? The Mountain Dew-like, citrus-flavored soda, Surge, is back! The blast from the past is only being sold online via Amazon.com.
The System REITHER™ air scrubber is sized for 165,000 acfm to control fine dust and odorous sulfur-based gases from three corn fiber dryers and one corn fiber cooler from wet mill corn processing.
The U.S. is predicted to have one of the highest growth rates of 12 percent in carbonated packaged water consumption in 2014, compared to an average global growth of 1 percent.
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24 hours.
General Mills was recognized among the top five "2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms.
Liquor giant Diageo PLC said it is opening a visitors' center at Stitzel-Weller, part of a $10 million investment that includes a new bottling line and a small batch craft still that will bring whiskey production back to the distillery southwest of downtown Louisville.
Click here to check out a Denver food company's dive into the new edibles business, focusing on transparency, technology and consumer-education in a new, controversial market.
Manufacturing has not typically been thought of as an industry driving digital transformation, but companies need to leverage big data, cloud, social and mobile capabilities to create businesses that get them closer to their customers.
To keep up with the surging growth of a national craft beer industry that opens a brewery a day, Washington commercial growers, located exclusively in the Yakima Valley, boosted their hop acreage by 7 percent and expect the largest crop in five years.
Nestle Purina is assessing damage from a grain-dust explosion that injured four contract workers at the company's plant in Flagstaff, Arizona.
FreshPet Inc. didn't say when it plans to go public or how many shares it plans to sell. FreshPet says it makes its foods out of fresh meats and vegetables in a refrigerated facility and does not use contract manufacturers.
Mintel's team hit the supermarket aisles to better understand new food and beverage product introductions in the U.S. market, paying particular attention to: "No HFCS" claims, other health-related claims and product introductions switching back to formulations with high fructose corn syrup.
From a business standpoint, incorporating things like sustainable design makes sense because it helps the bottom line. But having a strong message of sustainability associated with a business is also advantageous in the food and beverage industry from a branding perspective.
For many, the idea of selecting, implementing and deploying an ERP system is daunting as the risks often seem to outweigh the benefits. Here are ten tips to ensure that your organization has a successful ERP implementation.
Fish hatcheries have been used to help rebuild fish populations, with mixed results, and millions of dollars have been spent on dam passage improvements. Thirteen species of salmon and steelhead are now listed as endangered or threatened in the Columbia River basin.
A national movement called Slow Money, which links investors with farmers and small food producers, is allowing consumers to make direct investments big or small into local food businesses.
Craft brewers increasingly are turning to employees of much larger shops like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors to tap their experience in creating beer with a consistent flavor and quality time after time on a large scale.
Taylor Farms of Tracy issued a recall of some lots of tomatoes and salad kits that include them because they may be contaminated with salmonella.
Dutch brewer Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by its rival SABMiller. The Heineken family informed SABMiller it intends to preserve the heritage and identity of Heineken as an independent company.
Not only will food giants be looking to buy growth by picking up companies in the fast-growing segment, but private equity firms are also seeking to invest.
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