May 2012 Issue
As bakers and confectioners deal with low-calorie and gluten-free demands, suppliers suggest novel sweeteners and nuts.
With HACCP plans already in place, dairies are on top of hazard control.
Taste profiles from bacon to mango (plus complex combinations) can be created by custom flavor companies.
Agency finally rules negatively on 2008 petition from Natural Resource Defense Council.
Our junior reviewers remind us when it comes to condiments, don't judge a sauce by its cover.
New food and beverage products on the store shelves this month.
Food Processing readers respond to our May cover story, The Food Industry Fights Back
An analysis of 143 Top 10 trend reports offers clues to where consumers are heading.
Experts advise a comprehensive approach to metal detection for keeping solid, foreign material out of foods.
Optical sorter helps L&S Cranberry pack quality fruit with no foreign material.
While science refutes the 4-MEI/caramel coloring-cancer connection, soda makers reformulate for California.
Good looking and functional, too, pouches are taking on rigid packaging.
PepsiCo-Ocean Spray Latin American strategic alliance may signal an uptick in food and beverage industry joint ventures.
'New product development' is still the top R&D priority, but processors are creating brand extensions, cleaning up current ingredient statements and keeping an eye on costs.
This year's SymphonyIRI New Product Pacesetters appeal to increasing at-home consumption.