November 2017 Issue
How much are you worth?
While we can't answer that with absolute specificity, we can tell you that if you're in Engineering, you should be making around $129,000. R&D/Product Development, maybe $97k. Plant maintenance only $59,500. At least that's according to respondents to our annual Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey, the cover story of our November issue.
When you're not obsessing about pay, take a look at Emerging Ingredients for 2018. Or our story on kinda-Big Data and analytic tools. Or John Stanton's view on a company's visible vs. invisible costs. Not to mention our monthly departments on news, commentary and new consumer products.
Even after the success of Billy Beane and 'Moneyball,' most baseball teams stopped mining big data. Is food and beverage just as guilty?
The international body is rewriting the standards for food safety management systems, with publication expected summer 2018.
Many food companies may be losing more on what they don’t do rather than what they actually do.
Here's a list of up-and-coming ingredients aligned with the healthful product trends for the new year, with new takes on fruits, grains, nutrients, extracts, colors, flavorings and others that are transparent, clean-label and possibly disruptive.
Higher weights, less feed intake and lower-stress broilers are benefits of incubation system touted as humane-handling technology.
As international and global cuisines become more prevalent, they sky's the limit on these food enhancements, and product developers are reaping the benefits.
Manufacturing extension consultants, trade groups and others fill competitive gaps facing small and mid-sized companies.
Gobble up the fun with this month's cartoon caption contest.
Behind stevia and monk fruit is a host of natural sweeteners, some with calories and some without.
Our 11th annual Salary survey unveils a growing group of professionals being left behind
As American consumers spend more on pumpkin flavored products, food and beverage manufacturers are taking notice with their products.