April 2011 Issue
Optimism runs rampant in our Annual Capital Spending Report.
New food and beverage products now available on store shelves for April 2011.
The Housewares show, sponsored by the International Housewares Association, is only tangential to the food and beverage processing industry, but it's where you first see food trends like microwave ovens, crock pots and single-serve coffee machines, which of course do impact the foods you make. Our News and Trends editor reports on the newest trends for 2011.
Our annual Capital Spending Report foresees a 20 percent increase.
Favorable reasons to pull the trigger on a commercial construction initiative during an economic downturn.
According to this expert, 2011 may be one of the best years in recent memory for food processors to make capital investment.
Protein, fibers and whole grains help consumers win the battle of the bulge.
Our junior high testers felt the chocolate and mint were lacking in this Quaker Oats snack bar, claiming 'If only it were more chocolaty.'
Fiber is breaking out of its "wood-chip" image with its attraction as a prebiotic component and the functional gateway to digestive health.
New oils, less sodium are keys to healthier snacks.
New additives and base stocks improve their performance.
With the new Food Safety Act, it's time to perform a physical security checkup.
You can build healthier desserts and confections with the right ingredients.
A lesson on oils, fats and how nothing is what it seems anymore.
PepsiCo's "green" bottle is 100 percent recyclable...but it won't be available till 2012.
Richard Smucker will become the sole CEO of the company while his brother, Timothy Smucker, will continue as chairman of the board
New food processing plant will be located in New Jersey and will be dedicated to gluten-free products.