Erin's Edibles

Study: Controversial Social Media Buzz is Fake, Unengaged

As the Digital Editor for, I spend a lot of time monitoring the Internet. Each day, a cacophony of alerts about media trends, food trends, ingredient trends, etc. fill my inbox. It's enough to make my head spin.

Corn Refiners Association redevelops website with emphasis on educating decision-makers

The Corn Refiners Association re-launched its website today, turning the site into an educational resource for food and beverage manufacturers seeking to understand more about high fructose corn syrup. The site now features more information about nutritional science and research, consumer attitudes and the manufacturing economics behind sweeteners.According to...

Diary of a Food Processing Website Editor

All of this talk about the 2012 Food Processing Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey has me thinking about my own job as the Digital Editor of

Candy and Snack Expo 2012 Recap: Adventures in Candy and Snackland

My apologies to any other food industry trade shows out there. Other than, perhaps, the Grocery Aisle Bonanzas 'R Us show, the Candy and Snack Expo is hands-down my favorite trade show of the year. Where else can you find my two favorite food types – snacks and candy? Judging...

Case Study Corner: Co-Production and Automation Best Practices

I enjoy a good case study. When I come across one, I become enthralled by all of the possibilities for innovation that lay before me. It just so happens that I came across not one, but several case studies lately that I wanted to share.

Study finds social media impacting consumers' relationship with food

Have you checked out on Pinterest yet? If you haven't, you should. Not only is the social networking site popular, it's also part of a growing trend for consumers to look online for guidance on food.

Food Processing Joins Pinterest is excited to announce a new addition to its social media family: Pinterest.  Pinterest, for those who aren't familiar, is a virtual bulletin board, idea book, wish list and notepad all rolled into one. The site has become popular thanks to its ease of use, inviting pictures and thousands...

Jell-O gets jiggly with iPhone app

Dear food and beverage companies: thank you for making my job fun. It's a wonder I get any work done any more with the new apps, sites and products being introduced every day.

An Ode to Cheesy Poofs and Schweddy Balls Ice Cream

Oh how I love a food and beverage company with a sense of humor.

Betty Crocker Introduces Red Spoon Squad E-Commerce Site

Food Processing Top 100 lister General Mills has introduced an innovative new concept in e-commerce with its Betty Crocker branded Red Spoon Squad.