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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.

This Week in Food Business M&A: May 12-16

Get caught up on all of your mergers and acquisitions news for the food and beverage industry for this week, the third week of May.

Census Bureau Reports U.S. Aging Population to Double in the next 20 years

According to two reports released from the U.S. Census Bureau this week, the 65+ Generation in the U.S. is expected to reach 83.7 million in the year 2050. That's almost double the size of 2012's level of 43.1 million.

Turns Out, Chocolate IS Healthy

Researchers discover the key ingredient to Chocolate's healthiness lies in its digestibility. 

IFT Wellness 14: The Food Processor's Dilemma

IFT's 2014 Wellness Conference reminds food processors to keep conveying the message that processed food does not always equal unhealthy.

Hometown Hero, Goose Island Beer, Steps up to bat at Wrigley Field

Aside from a few batting lineup changes, some cities (or rather, their stadiums) are introducing a few new beverage items to their menus.

Coming To A Computer Near You: Don't Miss These Upcoming Technology Webinars

Food Processing is participating in two webinars in April that we think you, our readers, will find extremely educational.

Blue Bunny ice cream maker keeps machinery serving up production at top capacity

Larry Hoing, reliability systems manager at Wells Enterprises, talks about EAM software and how more than 200 maintenance technicians keep more than 10,000 assets for 50+ production lines running as smooth as Blue Bunny’s signature vanilla ice cream.

Kraft Warns of Velveeta Shortage

Hold on to your quesos, Kraft is warning consumers of a possible Velveeta shortage.

New Website Feature Allows Food Processing Readers to Interact with Editors

The new commenting capability enables you to comment on articles, news, blogs and products.