The Scoop

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.

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