March 2018 Issue
Is there a microbiologist in the house? With food safety demands increasing, we look at how many food & beverage processors are putting safety in the hands of scientists, not just quality assurance personnel. That's the cover story for March Food Processing, but we also have stories on the movement to non-animal sources of protein; the FDA's new definition of fiber; maintenance as a good first step toward the Industrial Internet of Things; and motor-drive power options. And our new Team/Cross-functional story looks at pet foods. Plus our usual departments of news, commentary, new consumer products and John Stanton's view of marketing.
The two agencies reveal a formal agreement for joint efforts in several areas.
Blockchain technology has the potential to change information transfer in supply chains but still faces challenges overcoming implementation and mindset barriers.
The FDA's re-definition of fiber is causing some processors to rethink label claims, but it remains a consumer-favored and health-imparting nutrient.
Do they understanding all aspects of the food business, A to Z?
Moderate-cost condition monitoring sensors and housings designed for optimal cleaning and sanitizing are among advancements in power systems.
Pet food companies are taking advantage of premiumization and palliative care in formulation, freeze drying and twin-screw extrusion in processing.
The interest in plant-based foods is on the upswing as food developers are using plant proteins in a broader range of products. Beef providers are even investing in alternatives, but developers must recognize taste is still king.
Are you feeling lucky enough to take home the gold in this month's Food Funny cartoon caption contest?
Automated analytics and condition monitoring tools enable cloud-based software to make predictive maintenance affordable and practical.
For more than a century, food processors have been required to ensure the safety of their products. Events of the recent past have elevated that responsibility from the shadows of quality assurance to a major focus.
With the CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association retiring, the group has an opportunity to correct its course.
See which equipment products our editors hand-picked to highlight for the March issue of Food Processing magazine.
Our editors selected the following ingredients to feature in our March 2018 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
According to one expert, cold brew coffee is the hottest thing around right now. See how other manufacturers are using it, and tea, in their formulations.