Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Walmart to Launch Monthly Food Subscription Service

Retail giant to offer 'Goodies Co.' monthly food delivery service
Walmart's subscription service has been beta tested in recent months.
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Rabobank Report Lists Potential High Growth Wine Markets

Report adds four ‘hidden gems’ to list that already includes China, South Korea
While more risky, these markets offer the highest potential for long-term growth
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Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, to close.

Hostess Brands to Shutter Company in Wake of Strike, Bankruptcy

The company filed a motion to close its business and sell its assets.

Hostess Brands will close in the wake of multiple bankruptcies and a worker strike.

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Adapting the supply chain for tomorrow’s food security

Droughts, lagging productivity and food price volatility threaten food security, and the supply chain must react accordingly.
Increases in the number of worldwide middle-class consumers and decreases in the number of companies in the supply chain further complicate worldwide food security.
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Don’t depend on e-commerce sites for accurate product information

While a processor’s product label may provide plenty of nutritional and allergy information, that information often doesn’t find its way to consumer web sites.
A study of the quality of nutritional information taken from product labels to e-commerce websites shows a loss in translation.
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Truth be told

Lee Marvin had his Dirty Dozen. The Kroger Co. goes eight times further with “Free from 101,” a list of ingredients and food additives it is banishing from its private-label natural products.
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Coca-Cola to set sustainable packaging goals in Europe

A joint-venture with a PET recycler will make it possible
The goals include achieving zero waste in its own operations and recycling more packaging than it uses.
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Bakery and snack markets moving east

A new market study shows an increase of 4 percent in the US and 7 percent globally.
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Is nut butter recall a sign of an endemic problem at FDA?

The Center for Science in the Public Interest says FDA has not been keeping up with implementing FSMA rules.
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Beer loses out to wine and spirits

US beer consumption continues its decline as consumers gravitate toward wine and spirits innovations
US beer consumption continues its decline as consumers gravitate toward wine and spirits innovations.
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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.


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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