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."
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The Swiss-based food and drink company Nestle SA is selling two baby food brands in Germany to...
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.
NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition. The privately held company expects to shut down a major portion of the plant by year-end as a result.
Entrepreneurial companies are already making snacks and ingredients from bugs, presenting them in attractive and convenient ways by targeting lifestyle consumers — the niche of people who kick off new trends that often eventually become mass-market.
A Michigan university has plans to launch a new program trained to teach students "fermentation science." Behind the growth in demand for high-end beer is a long-running fascination with the brewing process, one of the oldest forms of human food processing.
Food Manufacturing's Sales Manager Kevin Ward recently presented "Media Strategies for Today's Complicated Market" at the Food Processing Suppliers Association in Milwaukee. Ward's presentation provided deep insight into the changing dynamics of communication options amongst food and beverage manufacturers.
The improving economy means manufacturers' equipment needs are increasing to meet growing business demands. This article offers 10 guidelines on how to determine which financing option is appropriate when acquiring equipment.
The Treasury Department announced new regulations aimed at making these so-called inversion deals less lucrative. In a typical deal, an American company buys a foreign firm based in a country with a lower tax rate, then moves its headquarters overseas.
Michigan State University is receiving a $3 million federal grant for a facility designed to help food companies better process and market their products.
A U.S. visa program, EB-5, allows foreign investors to seek U.S. residency with a $500,000 investment in an approved rural project that creates at least 10 jobs. More than $642 million has been invested in such projects in South Dakota since 2004, and 304 investors have been granted green cards.
With Fall comes cooler temperatures. And with cooler temperatures come pests. Food facilities may experience invaders this season when these pests try to migrate toward buildings in search of warm resting spots to spend the cold winter.
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