The Scoop

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.

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.

Campbell’s Plant of Tomorrow Builds on Yesterday

Campbell realized that in order to succeed as a plant in the future, they would need to find the balance between introducing new plant innovations and satisfying the seasoned workers as well.

Mid-Tier Food Companies Eye Margin Bonanza

Food processing business proves to have a much more optimistic future for a variety of food companies.

Small Changes Pay Big Dividends for Hormel

Hormel Food Corp recently released its 2013 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report.

We’re Number 1….in Hijacked Product Shipments

Trucks transporting food products have become a favorite target of criminals, a situation unlikely to change unless food companies begin sharing information and collaborating on defense strategies

Foreign Food Firms Find Development-Friendly U.S. States

Growth of foreign food companies on U.S. soil isn't going to be a rare occasion anymore.

Communities Roll Out the Red Carpet for Prospective Food Plants

It’s nice to be king. And if you can’t be king, the next best thing might a food manufacturer scouting locations for a new plant.

Bacon: It’s Not Just for Breakfast (Or Eating, Either)

Fairy tales, can come true, it can happen to you….provided you first win Olympic gold.

Where Have All the Food Plants Gone?

Half the U.S. facilities registered with FDA were purged in October 2012. Fortunately, some small, family operations survived the cut.