Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Food Packaging

Mobile portion control

Flexible packaging delivers on-the-go convenience and single-serving calorie counts.
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As more consumers snack more often, brand owners provide products in portable, single-serving packs to appeal to these grab-and-go consumers and the retail outlets they frequent.


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TECH FLASH

Report lists most successful consumer packaged goods brands of 2012

New brands addressed longstanding wellness, convenience and indulgence trends.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Dannon Oikos yogurt took the top spot, continuing Greek-style yogurt’s strong performance.
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Cage-free egg sales set to take off

Research suggests increased consumer knowledge will lead to changes in the types of eggs purchased.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Data shows consumers are overly optimistic about hen housing conditions.
 


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TECH FLASH

New data on sugar consumption can help manufacturers gauge dietary trends

US adults obtain about 13 percent of total caloric intake from added sugar.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Children obtain about 40 percent of added sugar from sweet beverages.


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Inventure Foods facilities receive gluten-free certification

The snack food manufacturer had two facilities certified.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The snack food manufacturer had two facilities certified.
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Grocery bills to jump in 2013

The hike is mostly due to increased meat prices.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The hike is mostly due to increased meat prices.
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Despite recovering economy, consumers cautious on food spending

A new poll found less overall spending but store brand popularity up.
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A new poll found less overall spending but store brand popularity up.
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Consumers see organic label as excuse to charge more

A new survey finds Americans are wary of so-called greenwashing.
By Shane O'Halloran
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A new survey finds Americans are wary of so-called greenwashing.
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AMI releases statement on L-carnitine study

The meat industry group says dangers were exaggerated.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The meat industry group says dangers were exaggerated.
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At the crossroads in the age of transparency

Prove the food safety science behind your product, and the truth shall set you free from detractors.
By Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief
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About a year ago, the food industry was embroiled in the lean, finely textured beef media frenzy.


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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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FE September 2014

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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