February 2019 Issue
"Clean" food--consumers have embraced the term, whatever it means. But how safe is food without pasteurization or synthetic preservatives or antimicrobials? That's what Food Processing's February cover story tries to answer.
There also are stories on non-sweeteners that can be used to sweeten (such as sweet potato extract and date nectar); high-pressure processing's efforts to increase throughput; and ingredients to promote relaxation. Plus our regular departments on news, new consumer products and John Stanton's marketing column, which takes on myths, metrics and brand loyalty.
David Acheson, former FDA associate commissioner for foods, says the issues of 2018 will carry into the new year.
While consumers may be demanding it, food scientists warn of increased risks for foodborne pathogens.
Ingredients to promote relaxation are becoming increasingly popular, but the regulatory situation is often tricky.
Brand loyalty is about you being loyal to consumers, not the other way around.
As high-pressure processing becomes more high-volume, its price comes down and its advantages become more obvious.
Rejecting both added sugars and chemical-sound non-nutritive sweeteners, you can get sweetness from honey, coconut sugar and even sweet potato juice and date nectar.
Cameras, smart devices and other digital/electronic equipment can enhance a pest-management program.
The food association’s new CEO starts the year with a vision.
It seems as though the recent cold snap brought us a few visitors. See if you can make them feel welcome by coming up with a hilarious caption for this month's cartoon caption contest.
Lake Champlain Chocolates relies on a Mettler-Toledo checkweigher/metal detector combination system for food safety, accurate weights.
Our editors selected the following ingredients to feature in our February 2019 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
Our editors selected the following equipment products to feature in our February 2019 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
We rolled out six new food and beverage products in our February issue. Now it's your turn to tell us which products you intend to enjoy the most.