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Robots Take on More Food Processing Tasks

June 11, 2024
As science and technology continue to improve, so does robotic automation, which is finding more applications in food & beverage plants.
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Processing Plants’ Sustainability Initiatives Have Deeper Impact

Oct. 17, 2023
Food and beverage processors continue to reduce their plants’ impact on the environment through novel sustainability initiatives backed by stronger data and analysis.
Bar Codes/Labeling

Campbell Soup Calls for Mandatory Genetically Modified Labeling

Jan. 11, 2016
In a turnaround, Campbell Soup said it supports enacting federal legislation to create a mandatory labeling standard for foods derived from GMOs.
Business Strategies

PepsiCo Ends Yogurt Partnership with Muller, Closes Plant

Dec. 14, 2015
PepsiCo and Muller Group halt production at a Batavia, N.Y., yogurt plant. PepsiCo is exiting the U.S. yogurt market.
Business Strategies

FDA Finalizes FSMA Rules for Preventive Controls

Sept. 25, 2015
At long last, the FDA finalized the first two of seven major rules required by Congress under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Mars Chocolate Invests $100 Million on Topeka Plant Addition

July 17, 2015
Mars Chocolate North America says it will invest an additional $100-million in its Topeka, Kan., facility, breaking ground on a 90,000-sq.-ft. facility there.