December 2015 Issue
With steady and focused management, innovative R&D, plants around the world – plus a social conscience – PepsiCo is Food Processing’s 11th annual Processor of the Year. A three-pronged look at this fascinating and successful food and beverage company is the cover story of our December issue.
But wait, there's more.
This being a Wellness Foods month, that section looks at holiday treats made healthier, plus old-fashioned energy foods (think ancient grains and nuts). Despite some stagnation in the category, our Plant Operations section finds innovation in some beverage plants. Plus our regular departments look at the past month's new food products, food safety, news, etc.
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Whether they're a fad or a mainstay, energy foods are hot right now. Their solid nutrition will make many products perennial favorites.
If you're still eating a low-fat diet, you're following outdated recommendations.
He sees us when we're sleeping, working, and laughing. See if you can come up with a caption for this month's cartoon.
While the holidays are time for a little indulging, some processors are managing to slip in a bit of health and nutrition into seasonal foods.
While rationalizing underutilized assets is the norm for declining categories, growth products require new technologies.
A reader asks if the machine design process would be a good fit at his pickle processing plant.
A reader asks about the difference between reactive, preventative, predictive, condition-based TPM and autonomous maintenance.
With steady, focused management, innovative R&D, plants around the world – and a social conscience – we're pleased to name PepsiCo our 11th annual Processor of the Year.
PepsiCo is our 11th annual Processor of the Year.
Lessons from award-winning new products at world's largest show.