Smithfield Specialty Foods Group has signed a two-year agreement with A&E for a line of snacks from Duck Dynasty, the hit TV show that follows the Robertson family and their duck-call business, to produce a line of nut-based snacks.
QTrade Teas & Herbs, the largest supplier of organic and fair trade tea in North America, says the most significant reform of U.S. food supply in 70 years is underway — and it will affect tea importers, too.
Leatherhead will now be offering Level 4 Award in HACCP Management for Food Manufacturers with HABC, as well as Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing.
Consumer safety has always been a primary concern for food processors. However, with the enactment of the FSMA and continuing recalls, the intensity has been turned up even higher. Here are the top five trends we see in the packaged product inspection industry.
Hershey’s heritage of engaging with consumers and communities began with the company’s founding more than 120 years ago and is rooted in a tradition of ethical business practices, remarkable employees and giving back to its communities.
A customer is much more likely to remember your business if you have an eye-catching symbol that goes along with it. This is probably the number one reason why it is important that companies incorporate a logo into their brand image.
As the economy has turned around and employers have been seeking to invest in fresh blood, a consistent tone of unemployable youth has been ringing from the manufacturing and engineering ranks.
Prosecutors say the Parnell brothers conspired to ship contaminated peanuts and hide positive salmonella tests from customers. The attorney for one of the three people charged in the deadly outbreak says his client was a customer, not a co-conspirator.
Ever wonder how that delicious chocolate bar was made? Working in a chocolate factory may seem like the ultimate dream if you grew up watching Willy Wonka, but this video shows the tedious processes that confectionery manufacturers undergo each day.
This portable LED light is mounted to a four leg aluminum base and has an LED light head measuring 16 inches wide by 14 inches tall.
Canadean predicts that consumer packaged goods providers will capitalize on the trend of Westernization for new experiences and integrate more Western groceries onto their shelves.
A U.S. subsidiary of Ajinomoto, known widely as the producer of the MSG seasoning, will acquire all shares in Windsor in early November. Ajinomoto hopes to increase frozen food sales in North America from $130 million forecast for the current fiscal year to around 100 billion yen by fiscal 2020.
From the first chocolate chip cookie to decades of inspired chocolate baking, the Nestle Toll House brand continues its tradition of baking up memories in kitchens across America.
The seasonal attention highlights a growing demand for the New Mexico-grown hot peppers, even as the number of acres planted and harvested each year has been shrinking.
Celebrating his 60th year in the business, Jimmy Russell has overseen production of about 3 million barrels of bourbon as Wild Turkey's master distiller — enough to fill about 20 million cases, according to the brand's parent company, Italian-based Gruppo Campari.
Leinenkugel's, with its 147 years of family history, picturesque Northwoods brewery and expanding line of flavored beers, has been a near-perfect fit for the millennial market. Eighteen- to 25-year-olds crave variety, but they also want authenticity.
While automation, IT and software solutions can play an important part of many Operational Excellence initiatives, in reality technology can only be as effective as the people and processes to which it supports.
Good traceability helps a manufacturer comply with legal and regulatory requirements and also shows how the right systems and equipment can contribute to production efficiency. Find out more by taking a look at this infographic from Mettler Toledo.
Manufacturers have to balance the demands associated with branded products versus private label to maintain a foothold in existing markets, while competing against global and local food manufacturers in emerging markets, such as China, India and Latin America.
In Kentucky's bourbon country, the classic American whiskey isn't just for sipping anymore. Louisville touts itself as the gateway to bourbon country, and for many visitors the restaurants and bars are part of a day-night bourbon experience.
Mondelez International released its first ever Call For Well-Being Progress Report, which details how the company is tracking against its global well-being goals.
Today, banks are healthy and offering lower rates, which means manufacturers in the packaging space can pursue growth by employing strategic financing models. As a result, many would suggest that it is a perfect time to access capital.
McDonald's Corp. said earlier this month that it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt its sales and reputation.
A report by The Boston Consulting Group highlights how CPG companies can best position themselves for growth and unlock digital and e-commerce opportunities.
Annie's will join General Mills' U.S. natural and organic products portfolio, which includes the Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, LARABAR and Food Should Taste Good brands. The acquisition will expand General Mills' fast-growing natural and organic foods business.