Voices: Editor's Plate

Dave Fusaro Food ProcessingDave Fusaro is the Editor in Chief of Food Processing magazine. In Editor's Plate, Dave opines about the food and beverage industry as well as the state of business affairs and other topics helpful to the food and beverage industry.  Learn more about Dave and his background in our Contact Us section.

Editor's Plate: The New Wave in Eating

WhiteWave, our Processor of the Year, see a future filled with organic, plant-based foods.

By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

I first met Gregg Engles in 1998 when he was heading a dairy company called Suiza Foods. He was an outsider in what still was an old-boy network of dairy executives. We met at an annual meeting of the dairy association, so as a journalist, I was a suspect outsider too. With no one else offering him a chair, I invited him to sit with me.

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Editor's Plate: New Year's Resolutions For Both of Us

Take this opportunity to set goals for the new year; I will.

01/14/2013

Editor's Plate: The Circle of Life Continues

Companies come and go in the food & beverage industry. Let's celebrate the up-and-comers.

12/13/2012

A More Important Vote in California

Proposition 37 looks likely to ignite the GMO debate nationally.

10/09/2012

Editor's Plate: Green, Sustainable, Good

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

08/02/2012

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.

08/02/2012

Editor's Plate: The Food Industry Responds to Fighting Back

Food Processing readers respond to our May cover story, The Food Industry Fights Back

06/14/2012

Editor's Plate: Did Ben and Jerry Change the World?

Two tie-dyed hippies may have set the stage for today's corporate social responsibility efforts.

06/11/2012

Editor's Plate: Colorado's Cottage Foods Act

Is it an incubator for entrepreneurship or a recipe for disaster?

04/24/2012

Editor's Plate: All Things in Moderation

Create low- (but not no-) calorie beverages (and other food products) without fear of failing.

03/14/2012

Editor's Plate: We Both Had a Pretty Good Year

2011 was kind to the food & beverage industry and to us. Let's both keep that head of steam going into 2012.

01/10/2012

Editor's Plate: Heinz, Naturally

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

12/01/2011

Editor's Plate: Time to Remember Feeding America

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

11/14/2011

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

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

10/17/2011

Editor's Plate: The Triple Bottom Line

Should your CFO be your company’s sustainability watchdog?

09/23/2011

Editor's Plate: Salts Gets in Some Licks

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

08/16/2011

Editor's Plate: Time to End the Ethanol Insanity

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

07/21/2011

Editor's Plate: What Makes for a Great Trade Show?

Some are succeeding, some failing. You ought to go to New Orleans next month to make IFT Food Expo a success.

05/13/2011

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

Optimism runs rampant in our Annual Capital Spending Report.

04/12/2011

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

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

03/14/2011

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

Hormel is a study in stability … and success.

02/22/2011