September 2007 Issue
First solar energy, then biodiesel fuel and now wind power. Kettle Foods Inc., Salem, Ore., has made alternative energy sources a company commitment.
A carton and plastic packaging systems manufacturer and a packaging machinery manufacturer each had various problems with the electrical connectors they were using. Learn how they improved operations by changing connnectors.
FDA's recent guidance focuses only on the process for evaluating evidence supporting a health claim.
Wellness is no longer about reducing risk factors, but about bringing about a better quality of life, we heard at the IFT Show.
The Chinese pavilion at the IFT Food Expo was like a ghost town.
This country needs a farm bill that reduces excessive taxpayer-funded subsidies to wealthy farmers and eliminates agricultural market distortions.
The latest new food products for Septemer include Tyson's Chicken Any'Tizers, a yogurt drink just for kids and a cola with a buzz. Read on for more, including web exclusives.
A near-record crowd sampled ingredients healthy and exotic.
The food industry may not be ready for lights-out automation, but some next-generation manufacturing models are taking hold.
Many Top 100 processors have been cutting fat from their manufacturing as part of formal manufacturing initiatives for a decade.
Criminalist finds patterns and direction out of chaos for the food industry. Click to read more of this FoodProcessing.com exclusive on Suzy Badaracco, CEO and President of Tualatin, Ore.-based Culinary Tides, a criminalist specializing in forensic toxicology.
As the use of wire and connectors increases with added networking functions and interoperability -- and decreases, as networks simplify -- cabling has become forever crucial in industrial networking applications.
A new generation of packaging materials makes it difficult not to go green.
Pack Expo, Process Expo and two other shows will pack the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 15.
The biennial show of the American Meat Institute and Intl. Dairy Foods Assn. will be Oct. 24-27 in Chicago.
Quaker takes the health halo of rice cakes, adds other grains and drizzles it with chocolate to create Mini Delights.
Our panel of eighth-graders think Raisin Bran Crunch Cereal Bars are 'kind of s'mores-esque.'
September's Ingredient Round-Up features fruits, nuts and vegetable ingredients, including cranberry, soybutter and green tea ingredients. Read on for the latest formulations from Kalsec Inc., Robertet Flavors and many more.
September's equipment round-up features lubricants, including heat transfer fluids, white mineral oils, new gear oils, and synthetic lubricants made especially for canning.
As the mega-trend toward healthy lifestyles continues to drive consumer products, WILD Flavors, Inc. remains dedicated to producing innovative functional ingredients and applications. WILD's H.I.T.S. --Health Ingredient Technology and Solutions-- Team was created for the sole purpose of researching and promoting health ingredients that add value to food and beverage formulations.
Colors are of vital importance to developers of foods and beverages. Colors aid in making foods and beverages more visually appealing and can also motivate consumers to purchase certain products. Colors also aid in minimizing variations due to ingredient instability and appearance. As the trend in the market pushes for more natural, organic and clean-label products, the need for more and more natural ingredients is rising. In accordance with the current market trend, WILD created the Colors from Nature® line of exempt (natural) colors.
No processor can afford to be wrong creating a new product. It pays to gather unbiased data in the form of sensory evaluation.