Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

Speak now or forever hold your peace

September 28, 2005
If you want to be of service to the food industry, I suggest you keep on reading.
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Battle of the American bulge continues

August 31, 2005
Over the past few decades, food and beverage manufacturers have fought tooth and nail to get the right products to the right consumers at the right time.
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Summertime--and the living's not so easy

July 7, 2005
Is it the need to be first, the drive toward innovation or just the way we now do business in the 21st Century that causes food and beverage manufacturers to continue to work at breakneck speed?
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Productivity improvements may be somewhere over the rainbow

June 1, 2005
Whether you call it lean manufacturing, getting more bang for the buck, increased productivity or doing more with less, it doesn't really matter.
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Give us a break--with Oreos, please

May 2, 2005
Here we go again. Just when we learned that obesity kills nearly half a million people a year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) changed that number to 112,000.
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Something's coming, something good

April 3, 2005
Last September, Food Engineering hit a home run with the launch of its new strategic sales event ProcessTechnologyXchange (PTX).
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Let's keep it real

March 3, 2005
On almost any night of the week, you can turn the television to the latest installment of so-called "reality television"-supermodels eating pig intestines, the boy-next-door running through the Amazon jungle, or twenty-somethings vying for millionaire jobs.
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If you play your music loud, pretty soon you draw a crowd

February 2, 2005
It may seem like we are patting ourselves on the back a bit, but once in a while you just have to tout your own horn!
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Your mother was right. It pays to be nice.

January 5, 2005
Last month in Food Engineering, we closed the year as we have for over two decades with our annual Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey.
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So simple, yet so effective

December 2, 2004
It's that time of year when Food Engineering takes a few minutes to focus not so much on engineering challenges and operations success stories, but on the people running food and beverage manufacturing plants.
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