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Processor of the Year

2022 Processor of the Year: Hershey

Dec. 2, 2022
No longer just a chocolatier or a candy company, Hershey stays close to its roots and values yet finds sweet success. That's why we've named it our 2022 Processor of the Year....
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Processor of the Year

2023 Processor of the Year: JBS USA

Nov. 17, 2023
The U.S. organization catapulted its Brazilian parent from a small Brazilian butcher shop to the biggest animal protein supplier in the world; the next step being value-added ...
Editor's Plate

Editor's Plate: JBS Becomes a Good American Citizen

Nov. 17, 2023
After some bumps and missteps early on, the Brazilian and American companies truly belong to the North American and global food processing communities.
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Processor of the Year

2023 Processor of the Year: JBS USA's Evolution Brings Opportunity

Nov. 17, 2023
The American subsidiary's investments in value-added, case-ready and prepared foods are critical building blocks for its future success.
Processor of the Year

2023 Processor of the Year: JBS S.A.’s Billion-Dollar Pledge to Become Net Zero by 2040

Nov. 17, 2023
The global parent wants to be a leader in environmental concerns and has the size and footprint to have an impact.
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PepsiCo, Six Other Food & Beverage Companies Among ‘Best Corporate Citizens’

Oct. 18, 2023
PepsiCo ranks sixth, and Hershey, Mondelez, Kellogg, General Mills, Kraft Heinz and Coca-Cola round out the 3BL-Institutional Shareholder Services list.
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Green Plant of the Year

Green Plant of the Year 2023: Hormel's Fontanini Foods

Oct. 16, 2023
Hormel’s Fontanini Foods plant used ingenuity and innovative engineering to drive down water and energy use and minimize the oils and sludge in the Illinois plant’s wastewater...
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Product Development

2023 R&D Teams of the Year: J. M. Smucker

July 14, 2023
Different product development teams work independently on human food, coffee and pet food, yet find ways to collaborate.
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Processor of the Year

2022 Processor of the Year: Plant Operations at Hershey

Dec. 2, 2022
The principles that got Hershey manufacturing through the coronavirus crisis will power it going forward.
R&D Teams of the Year

2022 R&D Team of the Year: SunOpta

June 27, 2022
SunOpta leads off our 2022 crop of R&D Teams of the Year, with Just Egg and Sophie's Kitchen featured in coming months.
Influential Women in Food

Food Processing Announces 2022 Influential Women in Food Honorees

April 29, 2022
Ten women across North America have been selected as this year's class of Influential Women in Food honorees.
Processor of the Year

2021 Processor of the Year: Mondelēz North America

Dec. 15, 2021
Finances, product development and manufacturing all made for a stellar year for the snacking giant.

2021 Processor of the Year: Plant Operations at Mondelēz

Dec. 15, 2021
Demand during the pandemic boosted Mondelēz’s sales, but meeting that demand was a challenge for manufacturing.