Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

New poll: Wealthy Americans eat the most fast food

Just over half of those earning $75,000 per year or more eat fast food weekly.
Just over half of those earning $75,000 per year or more eat fast food weekly.
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More Americans consuming meat alternatives without becoming vegetarian

A new report shows tempeh, tofu and seitan making gains.
A new report shows tempeh, tofu and seitan making gains.
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Washington study finds no more GMO wheat

The study was conducted by WSU and checked more than 20,000 plots.

The study was conducted by WSU and checked more than 20,000 plots.


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Barbara's Puffins cereal gains non-GMO verification

New packaging with the certification will hit shelves this fall.
New packaging with the certification will hit shelves this fall.
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US canned foods market declines

With the US recession ending, many consumers are trading back up to more expensive foods.
Sales were flat in 2012 and are predicted to decline.
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Study reveals parents' purchase drivers when buying for kids

Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
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More information helps everyone make better-informed manufacturing decisions

The food and beverage manufacturing industry has become increasingly complex over the past few years.

Complexity makes it difficult to grasp the interconnectivity of all of current industry challenges to begin to form solutions. 


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Most Americans uninformed about healthy summer eating choices

Most were unaware of recommended fiber consumption levels.
Most were unaware of recommended fiber consumption levels.
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Are you playing by the new rules of customer engagement?

Thanks to a new model, food and beverage sales grew in 2012 while other consumer packaged goods categories were down.

Top companies are identifying and engaging with customers and focusing on innovation that directly reaches them.


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Women see little role for federal government in guiding product choices or healthy decisions

New survey reveals women feel negatively about government attempts to encourage healthy eating.

Distrust of the media is even more prevalent than distrust of the government.


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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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