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Brokers Shape Renewable Energy Partnerships with Food Firms

There’s an upside to generating huge amounts of waste in food production: the love of utilities investors 

Retail Demand Drives Chocolatier’s Expansion

New production facility may triple workforce at Pittsburgh area confection company

It’s All about Control

Advances in controls technology are changing the economics of coating processes in baking and other food production sectors.

Food Firms Roll on Alternative Fuels

 

Quality Focus Helps Reverse Offshoring of U.S. Manufacturing

The repatriation of American manufacturing continues to gain momentum, but don’t underestimate the ability of American workers to deliver quality products that continue to get better.

Canadian Food Professionals Set Earnings Pace

The best-paid professionals in the food industry may be found north of the border, if Food Processing’s Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey is any guide.

More Inspection, Less Auditing Needed in Food Plants

Reliance on audits to flag problems and raise the bar on food safety and other metrics isn’t the path forward. Inspections and critical analyses of processes are necessary.

China Meat Scandal Underscores Need for One-Two Punch of Inspections and Audits

China’s food safety office shut down July 20 when inspectors discovered workers were blending out-of-code meat with fresh product bound for foodservice establishments owned by major U.S. companies and operating in China.

Manufacturing: 5 Things You Want to Know About This Week

Of note this week: Jobless claims fall to an 8 year low while the manufacturing purchasing managers index fell to its lowest level in 3 months.

Food Workers’ Compensation in Strong Rebound

Salary and bonus packages for food and beverage professionals in a broad mix of job categories increased an average of 3.16 percent over the last 12 months, based on feedback from 750 respondents to Food Processing’s 2014 Salary & Job Satisfaction survey.