If a clean ingredient deck is the primary driver of the shift toward Natural and Organic meals in the frozen aisle, another contributing factor in consumers’ decisions to abandon their long-standing relationship with legacy brands is the desire to know more about the company who makes their food.
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The Minneapolis company that owns Betty Crocker and Green Giant brands said in a regulatory filing that the 700 to 800 job cuts will take place mostly in the U.S. This is the second time General Mills has trimmed its workforce in a month.
Cutting costs and accommodating production schedules are two of the major factors driving the purchase of used equipment in the food manufacturing marketplace. On average, a manufacturer can save 25 to 50 percent when compared against purchasing new equipment.
Manufacturers operate on thin margins, so wringing every drop of efficiency out of equipment is crucial. This is especially important in food manufacturing, where consumers are often price sensitive. Here are eight simple tips to keep your equipment properly maintained and running smoothly.
Food Manufacturing spoke with a pair of experts from Grainger to discuss the latest distribution trends and how they impact food manufacturing. Sean Foran and Elizabeth Bernhardt teamed up to provide the following answers.
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."
Whether you're designing a new food processing plant or upgrading an existing facility, determining necessary water treatment is a critical step in protecting and maintaining your plant's systems. Here are some steps to develop the most-effective water treatment program.
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.
In the last part of this four-part series, we ask: Which innovations in sanitation should food manufacturers be aware of and how do they aid in regulatory compliance, as well as boosting consumer confidence?
Take part in the upcoming webinar: How Cloud ERP Drives Rapid Growth by Plex. The Wednesday, Oct. 1 conversation will focus on how to build a high-growth, value-added operation.
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.
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.
It looks like the Obama administration has finally thrown down the gauntlet with companies moving their headquarters overseas.
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.
When it comes to working in the warehouse, there are countless distractions. While not all distractions can be eliminated in a warehouse, they can surely be reduced to improve safety and efficiency. Here are 10 distractions to consider and address.
In part three of this four-part series, we ask: Which innovations in sanitation should food manufacturers be aware of and how do they aid in regulatory compliance, as well as boosting consumer confidence?
Oklahoma police say that a man recently fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by the owner of the company.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall involving Caviness Beef Packers in Hereford, Texas. The meat packer has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.
Two women were stabbed — one of them killed — at Vaughan Foods' distribution center in suburban Oklahoma City. The suspect was said to be an "angry employee."
Foster Farms is recalling approximately 39,747 pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products. The chicken products were produced on Aug. 5 and shipped from the company's plant in Farmerville, Louisiana to warehouse locations in various states.
Rapid-Rail is engineered to simplify changeovers on the packaging line, offering a single point, easy-to-use hand adjustment of guide rails to accommodate multiple package sizes on the same piece of equipment.
The company revealed its plans to invest about $30 million to transform two historic buildings into the production facility and tourist attraction along a stretch of downtown Louisville that was known as "Whiskey Row" from the city's liquor-making heyday.
Seniors believe that they should consume more protein and prefer to get their daily recommended intake from functional foods and beverages instead of supplements. This opens the door for food manufacturers to create tasty protein fortification applications to meet this growing demand and stay relevant.
According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, accidents attributed to electrical hazards injure an average of 4,000 workers and claim 300 lives every year. Given these numbers, electrical accidents are among the top causes of job-related fatalities in the U.S. workplace.
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