Smithfield Foods' Orange City, Iowa, pet food plant has been on a five-year mission to sustainability and achieved zero-waste-to-landfill certification in 2018. The pet food plant is our 10th annual Green Plant of the Year, as voted by you readers and website visitors -- and is this month's Food Processing cover story.
Our October issue also has features on new flavors, how gums & hydrocolloids assist with plant-based analogue products, plant equipment transitioning to lower fry oil temperature and how wastewater can be less wasteful. Plus our regular departments on news, analysis and marketing.
Texture and other functional attributes are essential for pleasing plant-based meat substitutes.
According to our chief marketing expert, right or wrong, tariffs are a fact that must be dealt with. Lucky for us, he's going to explain how.
Global ingredients and cuisine, new twists on comfort foods, creative combinations of the natural and the exotic are trends that continue to gain momentum.
Recovery of usable water and methane gas from wastewater pretreatment reduces costs and improves environmental impact.
Using cooler oil, and less of it, is one of the best ways to improve savory snacks, in both production and consumption.
We're treating all of our readers with a lot of laughs with this month's Food Funny.
On a five-year mission to sustainability, this pet food plant in Orange City, Iowa, became zero waste-to-landfill.
I wish market valuation took into account decades of service and household penetration.