The Scoop

U.S. Food Exports Booming

As international trade increases, you often hear references to the world becoming a global village. A more precise analogy might be the global shopping mall, and American food companies as its food court.

Make a Choice on GMOs and Defend It

GMOs are a huge issue. Yeah, I know: duh! But I witnessed their importance a week or so ago at the Natural Products Expo West. For a March 7 press conference and meeting, backers of the various GMO labeling initiatives booked a pretty big room, which legally held 178.

Miller Coors Partners with 20th Century Fox for Ultimate 'Internship' Prize

The comedy team of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are bringing internships to a whole new level with the summer movie, "The Internship." In the movie, which opens June 7, Vaughn and Wilson talk their way into an internship at Google.

Caffeine Nation

We Americans are a hard working, hard living people, and when we need a boost, many of us turn to energy drinks. The growth of Caffeine Nation also is driving job creation in the energy-drink niche, but that growth could be cut short as officials at FDA and the Federal...

Baker Tilly Capital Arranges Financing on $28.5 Million Anaerobic Digester for GreenWhey Energy

Baker Tilly Capital recently served as a consultant to GreenWhey Energy in the recent closing of $28.5 million in construction and long term financing for an anaerobic digester facility in Turtle Lake, Wisc. According to Tom Ludy, GreenWhey Energy president, 500,000 gallons per day of waste water from several local...

Teawolf Reveals 2013 Trends for Tea, Coffee, Cocoa and Extracts

Teawolf, a manufacturer of functional ingredients for the food, beverage, flavor, and fragrance markets, recently revealed a list of the emerging trends for tea, coffee, cocoa, and extracts in 2013.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sponsors Online Quiz for Food Processing Managers

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers an Online Food Processing Challenge for food processing managers interested in knowing where their strengths and skills are. According to UNL, the Online Food Processing Challenge is a short 15-question quiz with instant confidential results.  

Citrus Fiber Offers Sweet Rewards with Innovative Applications

The consumer trend toward natural ingredients has prompted many food manufacturers to source non-artificial ingredients. Manufacturers who rely on fiber to enhance their products may find themselves in a sticky situation if they want to declare a clean label.

Food Processing Top 10: The Most Popular Posts in 2012

Call it habit or plain curiosity, but at the end of each year, we like to conduct a review of the most popular articles on our website from the previous year. Some of the top 10 most popular seem fairly obvious – to us anyway – while some took us...