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The latest food packaging trends

Chris Cornyn, president of DINE marketing, discusses the ways consumers are driving innovations in the packaging industry

Experts say consumers are now the chief packaging officer, demanding packaging fulfill their personal needs.

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Food waste, a growing concern for consumers

With approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, FutureFood 2050 seeks end to food waste

Experts share their innovative solutions to the world’s food waste crisis.

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Bourbon production continues to soar

The growing popularity of bourbon has led to increased production in the spirit’s home state with more than five million barrels currently resting in Kentucky warehouses, the most since 1977.

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Chicken consumption rising in the US

The average number of meals or snacks containing chicken is up 17 percent from 2012 findings, according to new research presented by the National Chicken Council.

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Consumers’ concern for food waste grows

Ranking higher than water shortages, climate change and GMOs, American consumers are showing greater concern for food waste, according to a recent study from Sealed Air Corporation.

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Chewing gum losing popularity with Americans

Whether it was for fresher breath, dental health or just for fun, Americans are giving up gum these days as consumers take a greater interest in mints, according to a recent report from Rabobank.

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Reduced sugar and salt top consumer food priorities

IFT panel focused on consumer preferences for new products that promote better health

More than 50 percent of consumers desire products with less salt or sugar.

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Consumer trends drive General Mills new product lineup

General Mills will launch 150 new products during the fiscal 2015 year that reflect the latest consumer-driven food trends.

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Children’s health a priority for US consumers

Parents are expressing growing concern over what food shows up on their children’s plates according to the 21st annual United Soybean Board’s Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition Study.

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Beverage industry competition to increase in 2014

Results of a new study point to an increase in competition for the global beverage industry, though industry executives remain optimistic about business improvements.

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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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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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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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