September 2006 Issue
Americans love frozen dinners and entrees for their convenience, are impressed by the recent innovations in ease of preparation and are motivated to purchase new frozen products that look appealing in the store. With variety and healthier alternatives, this category holds greater potential.
Processing innovation is alive and well. We look at five technologies of tomorrow that are available today (or soon): supersonic processing, high-pressure sterilization, bioseparation, radio frequency heating and carbon dioxide extrusion.
Edging its way into the industry, however, is one technology that will certainly revolutionize our approach to nutrient delivery.
Three Special K protein-fortified waters from Kellogg; Godiva Belgian Blends from Coca-Cola and Godiva Chocolatier; four varieties of Fresh Makes Veggie Pasta Salad Kits from Dole Fresh; General Mills Dora the Explorer Cereal; and Red Baron The Big Baron Pizza from Schwans Consumer Brands.
Natures Path helps morning exercisers refuel their muscles with Optimum ReBound cereal.
Its amazing to see how $3-a-gallon gasoline finally has set off a frenzy to find alternatives to oil, not just here in the U.S. but around the world. Will we someday be competing with our own SUVs for food?
Some products at the Food Taipei show would translate well, others would not.
The food industry is fortunate Congress and FDA have not developed more specific requirements for food security.
Study finds: If grapefruit gets him going in the morning, he tends to be sexually expressive, compared to more repressed doughnut eaters.
Food Processings 8th-grade panelists tasted peanut butter and jelly cracker sandwiches that resulted in mixed reviews.
The right kind and proper use of lubricants can keep a plant's processing equipment running smooth.
New ingredients from fruits, nuts and vegetables are featured in this month's Ingredient Round-Up.
As the organic and natural market continues to boom, innovative new approaches to natural colors ensure a bright and colorful future.
Demographic segmentation, the time-tested tool of mass media advertisers, is becoming a more common packaging strategy as food companies develop line extensions to appeal to every conceivable sliver of the population.
Peppadews South African pepper products are a hit the world over; not so for the plastic buckets its foodservice products came in.
The opportunity lies in maintaining taste and offering real product improvement while also remaining true to your product category.
Pack, Process and Converting Expos share McCormick Place Oct. 29-Nov. 2. Find an exhibitor list at the end this article.
Despite some slippage due to the publics slackening demand for soda, Coca-Cola remained the No. 1 worldwide brand in the BusinessWeek/Interbrand 100 Top Global Brands survey.