January 2017 Issue
Just as Donald Trump takes the oath of office, he makes a second appearance on the cover of Food Processing.
Our January cover story considers the new president one of the food and beverage industry's great unknowns for 2017. Don't worry; there are several others.
As far as new year outlooks go, we also look at the ingredients and flavors that should star in 2017. And our Manufacturing Outlook Survey finds plant folks uncertain about production in the new year.
Safety and purity concerns make THC extraction methods a continuous-improvement priority
In 2017, processed foods and beverages will reflect the impact of updated regulations and the laser focus on healthier, free-from ingredients and macronutrients. Clean-label will be more heavily emphasized as will exotic flavors and more nutrients like protein.
Small grocers give you some leverage against big retailers who give you big orders but squeeze you on price.
Cozy up to the keyboard and unleash your sense of humor on our January Food Funny.
The Food Safety Modernization Act, GMO labeling and other issues made 2016 a landmark year.
Snacks are big business as consumption escalates. New spins on familiar formulations plus category breakers feature clean, free-from and plant-based ingredients as well as snazzy flavors.
Small but mighty, pulses are low-fat, packed with filling protein and fiber, as well vitamins and minerals, such as iron, zinc, folate, and magnesium. They're grabbing the spotlight in foods from main courses and sides to snacks.
U.K.-based firm identifies what's trending for new products this year.
Advanced machine control is rapidly evolving to give bakers better control over outcomes and operating costs.
Uncertainties you'll face in 2017 include reformulating for 2018 label changes, looking for growth and any changes implemented by the new commander in chief.
Despite uncertainty, companies are forging game plans for FSMA compliance, skilled worker recruitment and other needs, according to our 16th annual Manufacturing Outlook Survey.
Increase sales, not just profits, in 2017.