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Superfruits: Back to Basics

You do not have to travel to faraway places to get your antioxidants.

Editor's Plate: The Dow Jones Average is Meaningless for Food Companies

Maybe AIG, Merrill Lynch and Chrysler are in trouble, but food companies are shining.

Kraft Foods Global Thinks Outside the Box with Bioactive Ingredients

Kraft hires a pharmaceutical company to help it develop functional foods.

Shredded Wheat Remains Simple in a Time of Complication

Ralcorp’s deadpan Shredded Wheat promotion puts it back in the fight.

Maintaining Profitability in Trying Times

Food and beverage companies must be relentless on cost control and secure financing sources.

Economic Downturn Changes Consumer Mood and Behavior

The economic downturn results in changing consumer mood and behavior.

Energy Independence and Security Act Enforces Motor Efficiency

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 will mandate NEMA Premium and other efficiency bumps … along with quicker payback.

'All-Natural' a Legal Gray Area for Food and Beverage Labeling

As a marketing enhancement, ‘All-Natural’ is a natural. But as a definition on a food or beverage label, it resides in a gray legal area.

Correlation Between Candy and Crime Shows Sloppy Research

Good research goes bad in connecting daily candy consumption to violence.

The Food Industry Needs a Blockbuster Show

Don’t stop at Process Expo’s pairing with the IFT show; add the former FMI Supermarket Show and reap the PR benefits.

Survey Says Consumers Believe Food Can Aid Health

IFIC survey finds consumers believe foods and beverages can aid health.

How to Build a Healthier Dessert

With fat, sugar and calories on the outs, wise manufacturers are building healthy indulgences through clever application of current ingredient and technology trends.

PMMI and FPSA Part Ways After Healthy Pack/Process Expo

PMMI and FPSA part ways, but not before a reasonably healthy Pack/Process Expo.

Floor to Ceiling Problems Cause Product Recalls

Recent product recalls have pointed a liability-filled finger at problems with floors, drains, roofs and other physical pieces of the plant.

Nestle USA: Manufacturing That Sustains

For 2009 Food Processing processor of the year, Nestle USA, it's all about creating long-term value for the bigger picture and serving customer and consumer needs.

Nestle USA: Global Resources, Local Tastes

Our 2009 Process of the Year is sprinkling nutrition, health and wellness in products as varied as Lean Cuisine and Butterfinger.

2009 Processor of the Year: Nestle USA

A $101 billion global company works hard at understanding shoppers with a $60 weekly food budget.

2009 R&D Team Winner: General Mills Gets Innovative with R&D Strategies

In the $501 million in sales and greater cateogry, General Mills gets innovative with its strategies.

2009 Readers' Choice Awards: Rock Stars of the Food World

Our readers pick their fave raves in 42 categories of ingredients, equipment and services.

Readers' Choice Awards Survey: Ingredients

A good supplier is worth his weight in gold. Who are the good ones ... and the bad ones? We're asking you to help us find out who the best food processing ingredient suppliers are for our 2010 Readers' Choice Awards.

Renovate for Food Safety

It is do or die time for your business. From leaky roofs to corroded underground pipes, old plants are slow-motion accidents waiting to happen.

2009 Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey - Food Processors are Happier, Wealthier

Despite the economic upheaval, our third annual Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey shows an increase in pay while satisfaction holds steady.

America's Assault on Salt

Shaking out sodium looks like the next trans fat for food processors.

Don’t Buy Sustainability from Walmart

Credit the big retailer with jump-starting a unified green effort, but the food & beverage industry should be the driver.

Can Food and Beverage Companies Weather Recessions?

GMA-commissioned 2009 Financial Performance Report finds the winning strategies, successful brands.

Soybean, Canola Pace Specialty Oils

Advances in the two workhorses enable healthier food products.

Top Selling New Food Products of 2008

The new "kids" on the block: top-selling new products of 2008 focused on convenience, steaming technologies, full flavor and fewer calories, according to IRI’s annual list of Pacesetters.

Interactive Top 100 Chart Now Available

The Food Processing Top 100 list of food and beverage manufacturers is now available in an interactive format.

How to Use Twitter

Digital Editor Erin Erickson shows you how to create -- and use -- Twitter to keep up to date with FoodProcessing.com

Vitamins Gaining New Popularity with Consumers

Vitamins are gaining new popularity as they claim specific health benefits; the word on a food label has consumer appeal.

Wellness Food Trends for 2010

Our annual look at the future of better-for-you foods.

Sunny Fruits Melt Winter Blues

Among the ingredient trends to watch in 2010 is a resurgence of citrus and a redder cranberry.

Motor Efficiency 2.0

By the end of this year, federal law will require all newly manufactured motors to be more energy efficient.

Meat and poultry: Make it fast, keep it safe

Amid recession, recalls and regulations, plants make strides to marry safety with efficiency gains.

The Smart, Modular and Automated Plant

Conveyor and robotic material handling answer the call for high productivity in challenging applications.

Dairy Offers Flavor, Nutritional Benefits to Healthy, Savory Snacks

Savory snacks with dairy ingredients offer salty, melty, crunchy, creamy satisfaction with a nutrition bonus.

Have Food Processors Found the Holy Grail of Sweeteners?

Will stevia live up to its promise to consumers?

Food Processing: A History

As we celebrate our birthday, we look back at the incredible changes that shaped the food and beverage industry since 1940.

Editor's Plate: More Signs the Recession Is Over

From our capital spending report to the new grocery stores in my neighborhood, food and beverage is leading the comeback.

Much Ado About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Corn Refiners Association fights an urban legend that high-fructose corn syrup causes obesity.

Toops Scoops: Cargill builds a sustainable supply chain for its oils

How do you turn wellness trends into reality? It comes down to the mystery of the black box – problem-based situations that offer a hypothetical mystery and need to be solved.

Four Mistakes Food Processors Make in California

The Golden State has higher wage and hour practices than federal standards.

Can-Do Attitude: 200th Can-niversary timeline

You've come a long way baby! In honor of the can's 200th birthday, we're publishing a list of the can's most notable events in history.

Confectioners Returning to Their Chocolate Roots

Michael Antonorsi and other micro confectionery stars help the industry giants remain chocolatiers, not just candy factories.

Top Confectionery Food Trends for 2010

Our news and trends editor reports on the sweet taste of confectionery trends from this year's Candy Show.

2010 Capital Spending Outlook: Pent-Up Demand Causes an Explosion in Projects

After last year's drop in capital expenditures, budgets for the Food Processing Top 100 survey group are up 19 percent for 2010.

When It Comes to Synthetic Food Colors: Beware the 'Southampton Six'

With a link to hyperactivity established, Europe slaps warning labels on six synthetic colorants.

Confectionery Makers Sweet Talking with Candy Innovation

A little less sugar, a few more healthy ingredients can make confections respectable snacks.

Milk: Processed to Death?

The U.S. dairy industry is pasteurizing the life out of the milk supply, says one engineer turned 'dairy evangelist.' Could Snowville Creamery's minimal processing approach hold the key to reversing the white stuff's 30-year market decline?

New Beverage Products are Dashing to Dairy

Beverages of all types are working in dairy products and less obvious dairy ingredients for health, satiety and just plain enjoyment.

Editor's Plate: Private Label vs. Brands

The rise of private label can only mean brands will raise their game.

Poll Indicates Adult Consumers Need More than Knowledge to Curb Obesity

Behavior-changing knowledge alone is not enough to curb obesity, a poll seems to indicate.

Ensure Receipt of Food Processing's Electronic Newsletters

Not sure if you're receiving FoodProcessing.com's E-Newsletters correctly? This month's web column explains how to whitelist Food Processing to ensure you keep up-to-date on all of the online news that's fit to post.

Food Processing Picks: Our Favorite Food and Beverage Products of 2010

Armed with taste buds and grocery carts, our editors report on their favorite new food and beverage products introduced in the last year.

Ethnic Foods Equal Healthy Foods

With good reason, many ethnic foods are associated with health-imparting benefits.

New Food Rollout: February 2010

Delicious and delectable new foods and beverages that will make your heart go pitter-pat in February

Flavor Trends 2010: Make Mine Plain

Flavor trends are going comfort-retro — but don't write off exotics just yet. Consumer palates remain open to new adventures.

Flexible Packaging Takes the Heat

Specially engineered pouches and bags keep things cooking at home and in the plant.

Look Into the Future: The State of Food & Beverage Industry

The state of the nine categories of the food & beverage industry and what 2010 holds for them.

Food Biz Kids: Our Kids love Flavor Kickers

According to our Junior High Tasters, General Mills' Fruit by the Foot Flavor Kickers are 'Needed in the world for junk food snacks!'

Congress Scrambles to Pass Food Safety Legislation

As Congress has argued over health care reform, financial reform, two wars, a mortgage crisis and unemployment, amending the U.S. food safety system was put on the back burner. In Part 1 of our series on food safety in the food processing industry, we investigate the legislative issues behind ...

Contrite Maple Leaf Vaults to Forefront of Food Safety

After a 2008 outbreak of listeria killed 22 consumers, Maple Leaf Foods promised it would become a leader In food safety and would share any knowledge it had on the subject with other processors. In Part 3 of our series on food safety in the food processing industry, we talk about food safety ...

Food Safety: The Next Generation of Track and Trace

Does the government's track and trace system work when it comes to recalls and safety? In Part 2 of our series on food safety in the food processing industry, we investigate the regulatory issues behind food safety.

Lean Times Call for Belt Widening at Food Processing Plants

Lean times for frozen foods call for belt widening – among other throughput and efficiency tweaks.

No Ice Age in Frozen Foods

Frozen food convenience and advanced technology resonate with consumers, even post-recession.

Functional Ingredients: A Sugar by Any Other Name

HFCS – or call it corn sugar – is as sweet as sugar because it is sugar.

Functional Ingredients: The Reincarnation of Vitamin D

New research shows benefits beyond rickets prevention and calcium absorption.

America's Most Wanted: Skilled Workers

A highly skilled workforce is necessary to meet 21st century manufacturing needs.

Food Processing Awards Kettle Foods Green Plant of the Year

Kettle Foods in Beloit, Wis. receives the first ever Green Plant of the Year Award for making a greener potato chip.

Equipment Round Up: Sanitation Products

January's Equipment Round Up features the latest in cleaning and sanitation products for the food processing industry.

Trend Watch 2010: Food Trends

A few more nitty-gritty consumer trends and trendlets to watch in the new year.

Clarifying Added Sugar Myths

Calories from HFCS and added sugars are just one-tenth of the total calorie increase since 1975, so clearly are not the primary cause of obesity.

NCA 2010 Candy Show: The Sweetest Spot on Earth

Candy and snacks sales flourish in 2009.

Toops Scoops: The Food Industry Is Besieged

Increasing pressure from Feds and parents means big challenges ahead.

How to Formulate Healthier Snacks for Kids

Building healthier snacks for perpetually hungry kids moves front and center.

Lean, Clean and Green Food Processing

Lean can give you a three-for-one, improving manufacturing, safety and sustainability.

2010 Manufacturing Trends Survey: The Glass Is Half Full

Optimism grows as managers predict a post-recession rebound. Safety interest continues to rise, followed by more attention to energy, labor and sourcing.

Toops Scoops: The Housewares Show Is a Foodie's Nirvana

Trends – many of which transfer to food – include return to frugality, seeing green, simple and multi-useful for today's consumers.

Raising Serum Cholesterol: A New Way to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease?

Studies show raising good cholesterol is good for your health, leaving scientists to take another look at the effects of food ingredients on good cholesterol.

Food Trends: The 2010 DGAC Dietary Recommendations for Saturated Fat

More of the same or a radical shift in thinking?

New Food Rollout: January 2010

Our January list of new food products recently introduced to the market.

Editor's Plate: It's Been a Crazy 70 Years

For our anniversary, we take a fun look back at the recent history of food.

Can Celebrates Its 200th Birthday

Happy 200th birthday, can -- the best packaging in history and still evolving.

Note to Snack Foods: Get Well Soon

Twin-screw extruders are key as processors crank out better-for-you 'salty' snacks.

Packaging Performs in the Marketing Mix

Promotional campaigns use packaging to deepen the consumer/brand relationship – even on the web.

Plan Now for This Summer's Pests

Old solutions are being phased out; new technologies are arriving.

Plant Upgrades on a Budget - With Quick Paybacks

Whether your budget is slowly rebounding or your big projects are still on hold, lots of upgrades can be accomplished quickly to offer both rapid returns and long-term gains.

Packaging: You've Come a Long Way, Baby

Private label products have enjoyed a tremendous year; in addition to product improvements, packaging also is taking on the national brands.

TreeHouse Foods: Flexibility With Efficiency

In any given category, TreeHouse's 19 manufacturing plants must make dozens of varieties in dozens of formulations, all at low cost.

TreeHouse Foods: Fast Follower, Innovator

2010 Processor of the Year TreeHouse Foods' R&D philosophy: 'Brand-level quality is just the starting point.'

2010 Processor of the Year: TreeHouse Foods

Otherwise known as 'the biggest company you never heard of,' four former Keebler executives build a $2 billion company on private label.

Keeping Animal Protein Natural

… Yet safe, affordable and on-trend. These are the challenges faced by processors of meat, poultry and seafood.

Dairy: It Does the Product Good

New research returns dairy to the forefront of conversations involving diet and health.

2010 R&D Survey: Recovery in Development

After two years of economic limbo, our annual R&D Survey shows things might just be picking up as promised.

2010 Readers' Choice Awards: Suppliers That Hit the Trifecta

Good price, good quality, good service: Here are the suppliers you say deliver it in 38 categories of ingredients, equipment and services.

2010 Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey: Challenging Work But Out of Balance

Did you take more or less than a 6 percent pay cut? Our annual report uncovers across-the-board reductions.

Challenges of Lowering Sodium

Consumers want to be assured that lower sodium does not mean less taste.

Favorite Prototypes At IFT Delight The Palate More Than The Brain

Our news and trends editor professes her personal bliss (and bias) for all things delicious.

How to Turn Specialty Foods Into Gold

Specialty foods is a unique but wide-ranging category with one important commonality: high margins.

Top Food and Beverage Companies for 2010: Less Is More

After preparing for the worst, most food & beverage companies saw decreases in sales but increases in profits in 2009.

The Top-Selling New Products of 2009

SymphonyIRI's annual Pacesetters listing is full of brand extensions, as processors and consumers sought value.

Food Plants Using Auctions More Often to Buy and Sell Assets

Surplus and used equipment – from both dealers and auctioneers -- offer benefits to both buyers and sellers in a tight market.

Food Processors Working to Produce Healthier Baked Goods

Bakers are answering consumer demands for healthier breads and snacks with ancient grains and old-fashioned fiber.

Building Healthier Desserts

Processors have been trying for nearly a generation to bridge the gulf between the reality of dessert and the concept of health.

Wellness Food Trends: Healthier Foods for the Heart

Foods can be a solution (though carefully worded) for the leading cause of death.

Food Processors Welcome A Gush of Omega Oils

Market reports and news at the IFT expo show a flood of interest in omega-3 oils.

2010 Wellness Foods Readers' Choice Awards: Shining Nutraceutical Stars

Our annual voting for the top suppliers of healthful ingredients finds lots of satisfaction, despite the tough economy.

How to Build A Healthier Savory Snack

When an irresistible force like the craving for a snack meets an immovable object -- say, the need to eat more healthfully -- something's got to give. That something could be the look and feel of traditional savory snacks.

Wellness Foods: Healthy Beverages offer Health in a Can

Consumers are guzzling antioxidants, fruits and vegetables and other good-for-you ingredients – but formulation hurdles remain.

7 Things You Should Know About The New Food Safety Law

Considered a win for consumers, the new law will have varying effects on food and beverage processors.

Algae Gaining Popularity As Omega Oils Source

Whole Foods sounds a warning about how omega-3s are sourced while ingredient manufacturers find a way to add algae into the mix.

Editor's Plate: People Have to Eat, Processors Ought To Build

Optimism runs rampant in our Annual Capital Spending Report.

2011 Trends - What The Housewares Show Foretells For Food Processing

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. ...

Are Frozen Meals Starting to Thaw?

Sales have not matched innovation in the frozen foods category.

Food Processors: Are You Prepared for a Recall?

Tips from a food processor who went through one.

Editor's Plate: Salts Gets in Some Licks

But don't rush to judgment on either side of the sodium debate.

Toops' Scoops: Cool Delights at a Hot 2011 IFT

New food and beverage product prototypes keep us coming back for more.

Bank Saracin Reveals Sustainability Rankings for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Bank Saracin's sustainability rankings remind food manufacturers that there is still a lot of ground to cover on the path toward sustainability.

Study Shows Barliv Betafiber's Expanded Health Benefits

Barliv barley betafiber might play a role in improving insulin sensitivity among generally healthy individuals according to a peer-reviewed paper in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism.

Benchmarking Study Finds Food Processors Average Six Sustainability Goals

Corporate sustainability research and advisory firm, Green Research, announced its benchmark of food processing company environmental sustainability goals. The study found that major food processors had wide variations in their sustainability goals from nearly transparent to very private.

Beverages No Longer Equal Empty Calories

Shoring up the perceived beverage weak spot in the modern diet has been the objective of many processors and ingredient providers. As a result, much of what we see on the shelves has taken on a new look, feel and taste.

The Big 12: FDA's Official Health Claims

We reference the FDA’s officially sanctioned food and ingredient health claims a lot and have had several requests for the complete list.

Breakfast Processing Munches On

Whether you're General Mills or a mom-and-pop shop, vendors seem have a knack for faster deliveries and for turning custom designs into off-the-shelf offerings.

Breakfast Trends: New Ingredients Help Wake America Up

Substitute new ingredients to make 'the most important meal' even healthier.

Business Leaders Weigh In On Sustainability

The majority of businesses say that the benefits resulting from their sustainability initiatives have exceeded expectations, according to an international survey by Accenture. But a hard-core minority of businesses does not see sustainability as a critical or strategic investment.

Food Processing Asks For your Help with Manufacturing Trends Survey

Food Processing is asking your help for one of our most important annual research projects, our 11th Annual Manufacturing Trends Survey. Give us your perspective on 2012 and we'll give you the collective outlook of hundreds of others in the food & beverage industry.

Four Benefits of Building in a Bad Economy

Favorable reasons to pull the trigger on a commercial construction initiative during an economic downturn.

Layering credits and incentives for investment

According to this expert, 2011 may be one of the best years in recent memory for food processors to make capital investment.

2011 Capital Spending Outlook: Benjamins for Bricks (and Mortar)

Our annual Capital Spending Report foresees a 20 percent increase

Cause-Marketing For Food Packaging Builds Image and Sales

Labels, bottles and cans put cause-marketing messages in the hands of the consumer.

Chefs Innovate With Almonds

The Almond Innovation Project — an Almond Board of California initiative — offered chefs free-reign of the Culinary Institute of America kitchens, inviting them to experiment with flavors and cook with almonds.

China and India Are Hungry … for Your Products

Now, the two most populous countries also are the fastest-growing; their burgeoning middle classes are developing Western cravings.

Chocolate: The Next New Superfruit?

When researchers at the Hershey Center for Health & Nutrition compared the antioxidant activity in fruit powders, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, and hot chocolate, they found that, gram per gram, there was more antioxidant capacity, and a greater total flavanol content, in the cocoa powder. One ...

ConAgra Foods Offers Practical View of Sustainability

ConAgra Foods' view on green or sustainable food manufacturing is an outgrowth of the company's philosophy on good corporate citizenship.

Food Processing Awards ConAgra/Lamb Weston 2011 Green Plant of the Year

ConAgra Foods' Delhi, La. sweet potato processing plant not only contributes to a healthier Earth but also to a healthier bottom line for the Omaha, Neb.-based food company.

The Future of Confectionery Ingredients

Ace-K, honey make inroads as sweeteners; gums and nuts play supporting roles.

IFIC Survey finds answers to what Americans consider when shopping for food

Taste, price and healthier foods and beverages get high marks during the International Food Information Council Foundation's annual 2011 Food And Health Survey.

Consumer Trends: Private Label is Here to Stay

As American consumers continue to add private label products to their shopping carts, consumer packaged goods and retail executives recently surveyed by Deloitte LLP agree: this is a trend that is here to stay.

Consumers Moving to Dairy for Protein Options

Protein power is an increasingly important component of a healthy diet.

Consumers Seeking Oils With Health Benefits

After decades of avoiding fat content in foods, consumers now actively seek specific oils closely associated with health benefits.

Survey Finds 54 Percent of Consumers Trying to Get More Protein in their Diets

The survey, conducted by the U.S. Dairy Export Council, notes the figure is up over 2010's numbers.

Innovations Keep Food Processing Conveyors Flexible

Luckily for food manufacturers, conveyor technology has not stood still. A number of vendors have introduced innovations this year that move the technology that moves your products.

Ingredient Suppliers Specializing In Custom Mixes Of Ingredients

Custom-blended ingredients provide economies, shortcuts for product developers.

Editor's Plate: Heinz, Naturally

Another champion from Pittsburgh! 57 or so reasons why the not-just-ketchup company was a standout in 2011.

Toops' Scoops: The Real Thing Turns 125

Two American icons, Coca-Cola and Lady Liberty, celebrate their anniversaries.

USDA and HHS Release 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The final recommendations deviate little from last June's committee report, but they do go softer on sodium.

Food Processing Picks Favorite New Food and Beverage Products of 2012

Our annual review of the favorite new foods and beverages introduced this year.

Energy Drinks Take Aim at Busy Consumers

Consumers are flocking to energy drinks in an attempt to feel better about nutrition while maintaining our 21st Century fast-paced lifestyle.

Editor's Plate: Some CEOs Come and Go, Some Don't

Hormel is a study in stability … and success.

Restaurant Trends That May Trickle Down to the Food Industry

From umami to yuzu, these could influence packaged food and beverage products … some day.

Flavor of the Month: Don't take Chocolate for Granted

Facing the fallout of political anxiety and doubled wholesale prices confectioners and chocolate manufacturers are learning how sweet it isn't.

Flavor Trends 2011: New Year, New Flavors

As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, consumers are looking for natural tastes and flavors, in both the familiar and the exotic.

Flooring Goes for the Green

Eco-friendly flooring options deliver a variety of environmental (and employee) benefits.

How Can Food Processors Help Consumers' Aching and Aging Bones?

Beyond vitamin D and phosphate, new ingredients help support calcium.

Focus on Health: Ingredients to Improve Your Brain Function

A growing body of evidence suggests some ingredients can improve cognitive function.

A Study of Satiety: Helping Consumers Feel Full with Fewer Calories

Protein, fibers and whole grains help consumers win the battle of the bulge.

Food Processors Baking Profits into Energy Savings

P&L meets environmental sustainability in the baking business as Energy Star and associations put energy savings at the forefront.

Wellness Food Processors Show a Growing Interest in Botanicals

That botanical solutions for health are big is no question. But why are they taking so long to get traction among consumers?

How Advance Planning Can Help Food Processors During A Food Safety Crisis

How a food processing company responds to a product contamination or recall crisis within the first 24 hours can define itself to its customers and consumers. A crisis communications manager explains how advance planning can make a difference.

Food Biz Kids: Kids Wish for More Chocolate in Quaker Chewy Snack Bars

Our junior high testers felt the chocolate and mint were lacking in this Quaker Oats snack bar, claiming 'If only it were more chocolaty.'

Food Biz Kids: Mixed Grades for Quaker Mix-Up Creations

Our junior high product reviewers liked that they could 'Play with your food without getting punished.'

Food Biz Kids: Triple Double Oreo Twice as Big Not Twice as Good

Our young testers ask about the chocolate treat: 'Does the world need another Oreo?'

Food Industry Business: A Bumper Crop of New CEOs

Baby Boomers (and one Gen Xer) are taking the helms of top food companies.

Form and Function Drive Design for Bottle and Jar Packaging

Functional design makes it easier to use, prepare and serve products packaged in bottles and jars.

Food Processors Trying to Formulating Healthier Savory Snacks for Consumers

There's no oxymoron there. For many consumers, snacks have become the meal; for others, their diet plan promotes snacking as a means of weight control.

Food Processing Suppliers Association Reinventing Trade Show to Better Serve ...

Feedback from food processor attendees prompts the FPSA to make changes to its format.

Fukushima in Our Food

Radiation from Japan is showing up in our food. Shouldn't we do something about it?

Fiber: Out of the Rough

With some parlor tricks, fiber now can go anywhere undetected.

Soluble Fibers: Prebiotic Boon to Health

Fiber is breaking out of its "wood-chip" image with its attraction as a prebiotic component and the functional gateway to digestive health.

Food Processors Beginning to See Benefits of Going Green With Packaging

From Heinz to the Girl Scouts, everyone wants packaging with less environmental downside.

Healthier Snacks are a Chip Off the New Block

New oils, less sodium are keys to healthier snacks.

2011 Processor of the Year H.J. Heinz Co: Pouring and Squeezing Out Package ...

Heinz has launched two packaging innovations in the company's iconic ketchup that company executives think could be game-changers.

2011 Processor of the Year H.J. Heinz Co.: A Global Standard for Local ...

Heinz Global Performance System defines quality, teamwork and management best practices for 81 plants worldwide.

How Snyder's-Lance Transformed its Plant Into High Performance Work System

Snyder's-Lance developed a culture of continuous improvement at the Charlotte manufacturing site to deliver the numbers with near-zero capital investment. You can, too.

IDDBA Report Finds Health-Conscious Consumers Move To Dairy Aisle

An expanding array of good-for-you products is pulling health-conscious customers into the dairy department, according to the Madison, Wis.-based International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association.

2011 IFT Food Expo Proved Fulfilling

Despite fewer visitors, IFT's June show in New Orleans satisfied attendees and exhibitors.

Regulatory Compliance: Imports Now Under Greater Scrutiny

The new Food Safety Modernization Act and PREDICT mean tougher qualifications.

Resistant Starch 101: A Guide to Understanding This Fiber-Like Starch

Resistant starches from several vegetable sources are available to up the fiber and lower your body weight.

Institute of Packaging Professionals Announces AmeriStar Package Awards

32 packages including 13 food & beverage containers, honored in packaging competition.

Editor's Plate: 2010 Was a Pretty Good Year

A toast to a surprisingly good 2010, with fingers crossed for 2011.

Toops' Scoops: Are Americans Getting Dumber?

Americans seem to know little about current events and economics.

Editor's Plate: Time to End the Ethanol Insanity

The food vs. fuel debate is tipping our way; don't let the momentum die.

NCA 2011 Candy and Snacks Expo: Happy Days Are Here Again

Food Processing's Diane Toops finds that in candy and snacks, Americans are more interested in what they are eating, and are looking for new flavors to satisfy complex palates.

New Food Rollout: June 2011

New food and beverage products now available on store shelves for June 2011.

Are We Dumb Or Numb When It Comes To Heart Health?

Our news and trends editor advises food processors to take consumers' views on health surveys with a grain of salt.

Top Food and Beverage Companies: Leaders in Sustainability

How big food and beverage companies and small ones are protecting the planet and their bottom lines.

Louisiana Economic Development Behind ConAgra's Choice to Build Delhi Plant

Green Plant of the Year winner ConAgra cited Louisiana's economic development organization as being critical to the selection of Delhi for its award-winning facility.

2011 Manufacturing Trends Survey: One Percent Better

Pick an analysis: Either last year's responses were overly optimistic, or 2010 was better than expected or 2011 begins with very cautious optimism.

Editor's Plate: A Littler Joint Venture: Me & Goji

Alexander and Adam let you design your own cereal … and container.

Toops' Scoops: Is the Food Industry Ready for EcoAware Moms and Dads?

Today's parents want to leave behind footprints that matter.

Market-Driven Manufacturing at Abbott Nutrition

From packaging to new plants, boomers, kids and fitness buffs are the real managers of the company's nutritional beverage operations.

Toops' Scoops: Scientific Proof that Food Addictions Exist

Our News and Trends editor reports on food addictions…and her love for hot fudge sundaes.

Meat Processors Look for Secret Ingredient to Provide Wholesome and ...

Meat, poultry and seafood products maneuver a herd of challenges, from flavor and trend fulfillment to food-safety practices.

MillerCoors Brews Up Sustainable Savings

From water usage and packaging to brewery waste and energy consumption, Chicago-based MillerCoors, a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co., is always looks for ways to reduce its impact on the environment.

Food Processors: Considering Asking Mixers for Help

Mixers and blenders can help with shorter product development cycles, economy, safety.

Modular Automation Allows for Food Manufacturing Flexibility

From the PC to the Internet revolution, standard, modular software objects are the key to easier manufacturing agility and integration.

MRO Q&A: How much are air-operated diaphragm pumps used?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

MRO Q&A: How do you properly clean a slicer?

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

Can You Prove You're Clean?

Precision tools, validation features emerge for cleaning and sanitation.

MRO Q&A: Building a Successful Energy Cost Savings Program

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

New Lighting Regulations for Food Processors in 2012

The Department of Energy phases out incandescent, other bulbs for energy efficiency.

MRO Q&A: What is the best way to protect electrical enclosures from water ...

MRO Q&A is a Food Processing series addressing maintenance, repair and operational issues in food plants.

New Food Products and Trends the Center of Attention at 2011 Natural Products...

A hugely successful Natural Products Expo West brings out the fringe and the cutting edge of new food products.

New Food Products Revealed at NCA 2011 Sweets and Snacks Expo

Food Processing reports on the new candy and snack products found at the NCA 2011 Sweets and Snacks Expo.

Nestle: Curing People With Food

Nestle SA "pioneers a new industry between food and pharma."

The New Look of Fiber

Fiber, as a natural dietary component, continues to garner attention, and as a versatile food additive it can enhance the attraction of almost any product.

Editor's Plate: Time to Remember Feeding America

Especially as the holidays approach; some of the benefits are yours.

New Food and Beverage Rollout: November 2011

New food and beverage products now available on store shelves for November 2011.

Toops' Scoops: Kicking the Pyramid Into Oblivion

Just as MyPlate begins to get traction, a controversy begins.

Editor's Plate: Where's the FDA's New Funding?

The Food Safety Modernization Act has become one of the victims of feuding in Washington. Is good enough good enough?

New Food and Beverage Rollout: October 2011

New food and beverage products now available on store shelves for October 2011.

Odwalla Transitions to 100% Plant-Based Bottles

Odwalla becomes the first beverage manufacturer to transition its single-serve drink to a new and sustainable package while still maintaining its 100 percent recyclability.

One-on-One: Gary Erickson of Clif Bar and Co.

Food Processing's Diane Toops catches up with Gary Erickson, founder, co-owner and co-CEO, Clif Bar & Co.

A Look At the Best-Selling New Food and Beverage Products of 2010

Innovation and a clean label is the recipe for new food and beverage product product pacesetters.

2011 Pack Expo Las Vegas Sets New Records

Packaging show grows its processing side, Processing Zone.

Milk Processors Work on Making Pasteurization Cool

Nonthermal pulsed electric field technology gets a boost from Arla Foods, European 'Smartmilk' researchers.

PepsiCo's Machine Safety Approach

Don't settle for the status quo, and plan for machines to move to different countries.

Software Bugs (and Other Pests)

Integrated pest management kills pests and fortifies capital spending plans.

Pest Management Rules Change for Food Processors

Winter's coming, along with new pests, paperwork and an EPA rule that lets mice get closer to your doorstep.

Is Your Manufacturing Plant Secure?

With the new Food Safety Act, it's time to perform a physical security checkup.

Packaging Trends: Pouches Becoming Go-To Package Style For Broad Range of ...

They're not always recyclable but pouched food can be green in other ways.

Food Processors Find Public Growth for Private Label

The price differential is still there, augmented by higher quality and healthier formulations.

It's Alive! Probiotics Are Growing for Food Processors

New research shows putting bugs in your food is a better idea than you probably thought.

Process Expo To Offer Free Educational Sessions

The food processing trade show taking place in Chicago November 1-4 Includes a full day of Spanish language sessions in addition to its full line-up of educational programming.

Processing the Future of Freshness

Sandridge Food Corp. mates high-pressure processing to traditional processes to achieve freshness and meet growing demand for fresh, refrigerated foods.

2011 Processor of the Year: H.J. Heinz Co.

While keeping ketchup at the forefront, this 142-year-old company keeps reinventing itself, domestically and around the world.

Product Developers Find Ethnic Flavors Continue To Succeed with U.S. Consumers

With Mexican, Chinese, etc., now mainstream, adventurous shoppers look for Thai, Japanese and Caribbean foods.

2011 R&D Survey: We Expected Recovery, We Got Caution

'New product development' is still No. 1, but processors are hedging their R&D bets.

2011 Readers' Choice Awards: Food Processing Awards Equipment and Ingredient ...

Our readers honor their best suppliers in 44 categories of ingredients, equipment and services.

2011 R&D Teams of the Year: Big, Happy Families

The 2011 R&D Teams of the Year – voted for you and by you -- have passion, persistence and purpose.

Food Processing Asks: Are You Getting Paid Enough At Your Job?

The editors of Food Processing are compiling data for our fifth annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey.

2011 Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey: Food Processors are Bringing Home the ...

Our fifth annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey finds salaries at 2009 levels – and that's an improvement.

Salt Pinches Back

While a closer look at sodium means processors may now feel better looking for their long-lost shaker of salt, consumers still are taking their wariness to the checkout counter.

Editor's Plate: The Triple Bottom Line

Should your CFO be your company’s sustainability watchdog?

New Food and Beverage Rollout: September 2011

New food and beverage products now available on store shelves for September 2011.

IFIC Survey Zeros In On Consumer Perception Of Health And Wellness

The International Food Information Council Foundation's seventh annual 2011 IFIC Functional Foods/Foods for Health Consumer Trending Survey shows 87 percent of American consumers are interested in learning more about beneficial products that can provide a host of health benefits, from maintaining...

Plant Floor Efficiency: There's an App for…That?

Key performance indicators and overall equipment effectiveness are coming to the plant floor, the front office and now your smart phone.

Can Software Solve the Food Industry's Problems?

If the new year brings surging demand or new government regulations…Software can solve it

State of the Food Industry 2011: End of Recession Changes Everything … or ...

U.S. food industry faces a tough road ahead.

Industry Trends: Store Brands Cap a Decade of Growth

As shoppers' economic concerns eased somewhat in the wake of the recession, some industry observers predicted that store brands would give up their recent gains, or even decline as the economy rebounded.

Strategies for Making Heart-Healthy Products: Take out the Bad and Put in the...

While doubts increase about soy and sodium, there's no debating the wisdom of developing heart-healthy foods.

Food Processors Make Progress on Sustainability Goals in 2011

General Mills, Kellogg Co., Kraft and Purdue Farms talk about what they are doing to meet their sustainability goals.

Botanical Ingredients Lend Color and More to Food and Beverage Products

Consumer interest in natural and organic products is translating into some colorful innovations.

Made in Taiwan: Good Food, Good Principles

The heart of Asia celebrates its food, its culture and its progress toward culinary stardom.

Food Processing Top 100 Observations

Sales and income figures from 2010 look promising, but 2011 brings new challenges for food & beverage processors

Mergers & Acquisitions Activity Returning to Pre-2008 Levels

With 322 total mergers and acquisitions recorded in 2010, the food and beverage industry is seeing the highest M&A figure since 2008, and about even with the 2005 figure.

Top Food and Beverage Companies for 2011: PepsiCo Takes the Lead

Our annual report on the food and beverage industry's top companies finds that the biggest news is only one company reported a loss in 2010.

Best-Selling New Food & Beverage Products of 2010

Having survived the Great Recession and significant changes in consumer spending habits, consumer product goods still face a challenge: how to stay in front of the game. In our coverage of the 2010 Pacesetters, we take a look at the products, the numbers and the trends of the best-Selling new ...

Unilever Food Solutions Rejuvenates Its Brand

Unilever Food Solutions North America, part of a global relaunch of the Unilever Food Solutions brand uses a recently introduced three new services to help the foodservice industry.

Unilever Catapults To Top Of Sustainability Rankings

In an April poll of 559 sustainability experts, Unilever took the lead this year of companies most committed to sustainability.

Unilever's World Menu Report Asks: What's in your food?

Unilever Food Solutions' World Menu Report measures attitudes toward eating out.

Vincent Giordano Corp. Talks About Its High-Pressure Pasteurization System

After a scare when product showed up with listeria in Georgia in 2005, Guy Giordano of Vincent Giordano Corp. bought an HPP system as a food safety measure.

Vitamin D Makes the Grade

As research on vitamin D took off in the 2000s, processors have been left with a partly cloudy picture of the 'sunshine' vitamin.

Clean Your Wastewater Before the City Does

Pretreatment technologies can pay for themselves in surcharge savings

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Baking for the Future

Less gluten, more whole grains and fiber and cleaner statements are coming out of the oven.

Food Processors Work on Building Healthier Desserts

You can build healthier desserts and confections with the right ingredients.

Wellness Food Trends: Which Oils And Fats Are Healthy And Why?

A lesson on oils, fats and how nothing is what it seems anymore.

Wellness Food Trends: Whey Protein Gaining Popularity

As a functional ingredient, whey does not compromise on taste, clarity or stability in beverages.

Whey's Numerous Health Benefits

Long recognized as a good and cost-effective source of protein, science is uncovering new benefits of this byproduct of cheese-making.

Whole Grain Varieties Gaining Acceptance Among American Consumers

For an America struggling with obesity, whole grains are a lot more than just fiber. Whole grains are virtually complete foods. They're the foods upon which all civilizations were built.

Africa: The World's Next Great Economic Story

Coca-Cola Co.'s Alexander Cummings recently spoke to Stanford University's Institute for Economic Policy Research and African Leadership Academy about Africa's growing economic power.

A Nutty Evolution: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Nuts

Nuts, once shunned as a high-fat ingredient, are concentrated sources of phytochemicals.

Editor's Plate: Breaking Up Is Not So Hard To Do

The current frenzy of split-up activity is just the circle of life in the food & beverage industry.

Abbott and University of Illinois establish Center for Nutrition, Learning ...

Abbott Laboratories' Nutrition unit and the University of Illinois established the first multi-disciplinary nutrition and cognition research center.

Is Algae DHA As Healthy as Fish Oil DHA?

A review of research earlier this year found mostly good news in this vegetarian source.

Ms. Brown Comes Out Of Her Shell

Chief Chocolate Officer at Mars has a passion for details and milk chocolate.

New Food and Beverage Rollout: August 2012

New food and beverage products on the store shelves this month.

Editor's Plate: Green, Sustainable, Good

Take the time to assess your company's sustainability efforts.

IFT 2012 Prototypes Make Visitors Hungry For More

Our News and Trends Editor offers a list of her favorite food and beverage prototypes from this year's annual meeting and food expo.

Survey Finds Trends Among Technology, Social Media and Older Consumers

According to Pew Research, Baby Boomers and older folks using social media has increased enormously in the past two years.

Bakeries Strive for Clean and Green

Clean labels, increased hygiene and greener operations driving bakery operations.

Bakery Trends Show Balance Between Delight and Lite

Convenience, premium products, wellness, nostalgia/comfort and global flavors are driving trends in the U.S. bakery industry.

Beverage and Flavor Innovations Witness Return to Simpler Time

Innovations in beverage flavors give consumers the chance to savor updated fruit- and cocktail-based drinks.

Beverage Manufacturers Face a Number Of Challenges When Using Botanicals

Manufacturers are finding increasing demand for botanical remedies is both a national and international trend.

Box-Free Cereal Packaging Yields Green Payoffs

Food processors find less packaging good for the environment and delivers business benefits by reducing packaging costs.

California's Proposition 65 Applies to All Food Processors

Any food and beverage manufacturer who sells products in California can be sued.

Capital Avoidance for Wastewater

Despite toughening municipal standards, your plant's wastewater system probably can be pressed to do more.

2012 Capital Spending Report: Greek Yogurt Plants are Stacking Up

After two years of 20 percent increases, capital spending looks to be up only 4.1 percent this year.

The Changing Face of Confections

As bakers and confectioners deal with low-calorie and gluten-free demands, suppliers suggest novel sweeteners and nuts.

Focus on Food Safety: China's New Food Safety Initiatives

Five-year plan lacks specific regulations but shows signs of progress.

2012 Processor of the Year: Designing Greek Yogurt

Chobani's product development team balances simplicity with excitement.

Cleaning and Sanitation Equipment Keep Processing Plants Profitable and ...

Sanitation equipment suppliers are designing machines that not only meet the high standards for customer cleanliness, but also for regulatory compliance as well.

Often-Used Color Additives Difficult To Find Au Naturel

Growing demand for clean label colors means even "natural" won't cut it with informed consumers.

How Concerned Are Consumers about Food Safety?

Shoppers are only somewhat or slightly concerned about the safety of the U.S. food supply despite frequent food safety outbreaks, reports NPD.

More Variety Means More Efficiencies for Confectionery Manufacturers

Sanitary pumps and other clean in place equipment are the key components to modern candy-making.

Functional Ingredients: Consumers Reach for Fiber

Research indicates consumers understand and want fiber-containing products.

Food Processors Turning to Ingredient Suppliers for Customized Blend of ...

Ingredient suppliers increasingly are called upon to supply premixes, and a little R&D, too.

Dairy Plants Ready for Food Safety Modernization Act

With HACCP plans already in place, dairies are on top of hazard control.

New Food and Beverage Rollout: December 2012

Our December 2012 new food and beverage rollout highlights comfort and convenience for consumers.

How the Food Industry Defines Botanicals

More than 1,600 botanicals and their derivatives are sold in the U.S. in a special food category called "dietary supplements."

Demand For Custom Flavors Is On The Rise

Taste profiles from bacon to mango (plus complex combinations) can be created by custom flavor companies.

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