When designing custom hot sauce labels, it's important to keep target consumers in mind. For instance, foodies and college students will be attracted to different types of labels. With targeted hot sauce labeling, brands are more likely to reach the ideal customer.
Every so often, the National Motor Freight Classification will make changes to freight classifications. Savvy shippers who are keeping up with all the changes or shippers who outsource to a logistics service provider who stays on top of these changes will have a competitive edge.
The producers of Maker's Mark bourbon announced a $67 million distillery expansion to pump up production and keep pace with increasing demand for the Kentucky whiskey, known by its distinctive bottles sealed in red wax. The expansion comes amid strong sales across the whiskey sector.
PepsiCo has rejected a call from activist investor Nelson Peltz to separate its global drinks division from its snack unit. The company's presiding director, Ian Cook, told Peltz much of the data his investment firm used in making its argument is "selective and, in many instances, misused."
It is no understatement to say that purchasing low-cost, low-quality warehouse automation machinery is often more expensive than staying with a manual system. So commit to the decision to automate and do it properly. It is not the time to skimp on quality.
At a feedlot for beef cattle in Nebraska, veterinarian Lynn Locatelli demonstrates how the operation ensures cattle are handled with comfort and low stress. Feedlot owner Tom Williams says handling cattle with low stress is essential to success.
The PIG® Rapid Response Drainblocker® Drain Cover is designed to provide facilities with affordable emergency spill response protection in spill-prone areas near drains.
Consumers buying honey might not be getting what they pay for, according to a Texas A&M University professor. Certain types of premium honey can sell for upwards of $50 a jar, and this high price has opened the door for honey fraud.
McDonald's began testing the waters of personalized orders last year with a "build-your-own burger" concept at a location in California. In addition to its traditional menu, the restaurant in Laguna Niguel offers tablets on which people can tap out the bun, patty, cheese and toppings they want on their burgers.
NAM's President attributed manufacturing’s comeback to its dynamic workforce, innovation and game-changing energy resources. However, he noted the need to implement policies supporting manufacturing to eliminate the effects of overregulation, high taxes, rising health care costs and a lack of trade agreements.
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today sent a letter to Kellogg Co. President John Bryant, urging him to end a plant lockout that has kept more than 220 employees out of work since October.
Most small to midsize manufacturing companies today use an MRP/ERP system to conduct their business. What separates those manufacturers using data effectively from those not is centered in how data issues are handled. It revolves around management approach, not software sophistication.
Private label food and drink sales rose quite strongly in the fourth quarter. Within beverages, this trend was only noticeable in packaged water, where retail brands are dominant, although private label also grew share in iced and ready-to-drink coffee drinks.
Archer Daniels Midland Company announced the promotion of Juan R. Luciano to president, effective immediately. He is the twelfth person to serve as president in the company’s 112-year history and assumes this role in addition to his position as chief operating officer.
The Irwindale City Council scheduled a public hearing and a vote on whether to declare the Sriracha plant a public nuisance — a declaration that at some point could lead to a shutdown order. City officials said they have continued to receive complaints about the plant.
Those "Nutrition Facts" labels plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look. Calories would be in larger, bolder type, and consumers for the first time would know whether foods have added sugars under label changes being proposed by the Obama administration.
Edibles, special brownies or adult cookies. Call the THC-infused foods now legally on the market in Colorado and Washington what you will. The regional legalization of recreational marijuana opens a door for niche food manufacturers, though some consumers are finding it hard to swallow.
Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp. said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire Eastern Fish Co., one of the largest shrimp importers in the United States, so it can enhance its ties with shrimp producers in the world and secure a stable supply.
Dairy farmers have helped create a new Vermont program designed to increase the state's milk supply by helping farmers better manage their operations. DairyVision VT offers dairy farmers a management team to help make them more profitable.
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating. Companies such as Frito-Lay, Kellogg and Coca-Cola are essentially teaching the teachers.
Creating a safe work environment with a focus on manufacturing safety is yet another variable in operations that has a major impact on bottom-line, service level, employee motivation, investor’s relations and brand image. So what really is the key to ensure that there is a focus on manufacturing safety?
An eastern Indiana fish farm that produces nearly 3 million pounds of fish a year is facing opposition to its proposed $30 million expansion that would include adding a feed mill. Some neighbors are against the project, saying the odor from the farm's manure lagoon is disruptive.
A congressman says federal officials have launched a criminal probe of a Northern California slaughterhouse that recently recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of beef. U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman said he was told by investigators that the suspected misconduct was grave.
The beloved bakery Tastykake marked its 100th anniversary on Tuesday in Philadelphia. Tastykake made 100 cakes on its first day of business in 1914. Today, the company produces nearly 5 million cakes, doughnuts, cookies and pies every day.
The beloved Philadelphia bakery Tastykake celebrated a century in business on Tuesday by introducing a new product, giving out free treats and serving up — what else? — birthday kake created from some of of the company's most famous products.