Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Rising global demand for dairy will require balancing act

The global demand for milk is expected to surge by 36 percent in the next decade, overtaking supply which will require producers in developed and emerging dairy markets to take on a balancing act to ensure sustainable success, according to the 7th Dairy Index released by Tetra Pak.


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Study: Millennials reaching for more specialty foods

Consumers of specialty foods are spending more money on products this year, but the millennial generation is leading growth as younger consumers are dropping more money for specialty snacks and on-the-go meals, according to new research from the Specialty Food Association.


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Rising baking & snack consumption offers opportunities for manufacturers

Zeroing in on critical trends to turn industry growth into sales growth

Baking and snack brand owners must update their processing and packaging operations with technologies that position them ahead of the curve.


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On National Coffee Day, American consumers show their loyalty

In honor of National Coffee Day Monday, convenience retailer Cumberland Farms asked consumers what they would be willing to do—or give up—to ensure their daily coffee fix.


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Leading beverage companies set goal to reduce calories by 20 percent

Through the use of a two-pronged approach, America’s leading beverage companies have pledged to reduce beverage calories consumed per person nationally by 20 by 2025.


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Organic industry thriving, but faces challenges

The state of the organic industry is filled with opportunities, but equally plagued with a host of challenges, according to Laura Batcha, Organic Trade Association executive director and CEO who spoke at the Natural Products Expo East trade show last week.


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IFT identifies 7 supermarket trends

As the landscape of supermarkets changes, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has published a set of current and future trends that drive consumer’s grocery shopping behavior.


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Leading food industry companies cut calories from store shelves

Sixteen food and beverage companies joined together to help US consumers win their battle over obesity by selling 6.4 trillion fewer calories in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to new studies from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


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Too much salt!

A new report from CDC reveals 90 percent of US children consume more than their recommended amounts of sodium every day

Children ages six to 18 eat an average of 3,300mg of sodium a day, 1,000mg higher than the recommended daily allowance.


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Time to think digital

New report highlights benefits for early movers embracing the future as the consumer packaged goods industry approaches a “digital tipping point”

By embracing a digital approach early, companies can establish leading positions that later will prove difficult for others to overtake.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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