October 2007 Issue
If the food industry continues to show awareness of the dangers of food allergens, FDA and Congress likely will continue with a measured and deliberative approach.
Organic and natural ingredients continue to be imperatives for product developers, according to respondents to our annual Research & Development Survey. But showing up for the first time are cleaner, simpler formulations focusing on sustainable ingredients with a reduced chemical/additive footprint. Plus, the product development team keeps growing with more diverse members (from manufacturing and marketing) as product development cycles keep shortening.
Chapter 5, "A supplier perspective: Superior services and products help change happen" is available, free and in its entirety, in the below PDF. Click on the "Download Now" button below.
Choosing food based on a greenhouse gas score is a bad idea, says Editor Dave Fusaro, in this month's Editor's Plate column.
Even with recent Chinese food safety problems, we must distinguish between prudence and protectionism.
The latest new food products for October include a 'smart' yogurt, a new way to drink your cereal, and single-serving Spam. Read on for more, including web exclusives
Our panel of eighth-graders like that Pretzel Chips 'dont have any fat.'
Another reason to choose your friends wisely.
Ecolab offers the following advice on plant protection to dairy processing plants. You may well find them adaptable to your operation.
Employee hygiene goes hand in hand with food safety.
Winners of the Glass Packaging Institutes 2007 Clear Choice Awards.
October's equipment round-up features material handling equipment, including pallet dispensers, a vacuum gripper system, floor and paddle scrapers, and a pantographic reach truck.
Snapple takes a page from Starbucks in introducing Classic Black Teas in ready-to-drink bottles.
Six successful products that resulted from intimate collaboration with ingredient suppliers.
Our annual survey finds marketing playing a much bigger role in every step of the product development process.
From Chicago's World Wide Food Expo, Australian Trade Commissioner Ian Smith tells Wellness Foods' Editor David Feder about Australia's major contributions to the U.S. food and beverage industry.
Octobers's Ingredient Round-Up features fat replaces in low- and zero-trans fat varieties, butter flavors and dairy replacers. Read on for the latest formulations from Kraft Food Ingredients, Gum Technology Corp. and many more.