Manufacturing News

The latest information about innovation in food and beverage manufacturing and operations

Plant Openings

Announcements about new food and beverage plant construction projects, plant renovations and plant expansions

Regulatory Watch

News about food and beverage industry legislation, politics and industry associations from Washington, DC.

People & Industry News

Announcements about new hires, staff promotions, association news, awards, mergers and acquisitions

New Products

New products for food and beverage applications in processing, packaging, software, instrumentation and material handling

Food Safety

Articles, columns and new products aimed at improving food safety in food and beverage plants


Articles, columns and products covering energy and utility usage and reduction plus environmentally friendly packaging


Articles, columns and products covering software, controls and processing and packaging machinery


Articles, columns and products covering leading edge processing, packaging, engineering and lean manufacturing technologies


Articles, columns and products covering new machinery, materials and trends in food and beverage packaging


Articles, columns and products covering innovation in all types of processing machinery and technologies

Dry Processing

Articles, case histories and products covering powder and bulk material handling in food applications

Tech Update

Articles covering the latest machinery, equipment updates and technological advances on the plant floor

Case Studies & Field Reports

Articles describing a challenge in food & beverage manufacturing and the solution implemented by the processor

Plant of the Year

Annual award honoring a food or beverage plant as the best example of manufacturing excellence

Fabulous Food Plants

An inside look at innovative processors who focus on lean manufacturing, sustainability and food safety

Plant Construction Survey

Annual listing of food and beverage plant projects over $1 million planned, underway or completed.


Articles and interviews including Editor’s Note, Food Safety column by Rick Stier, and Engineering R&D

State of Food Manufacturing

Annual report card of the industry on challenges and successes of food processors as well as recent trends in manufacturing

Packaging Trends Survey

Annual survey of food and beverage packaging trends and innovations based on reader responses

Engineering R&D

Research and development pertaining to the many different regions of food and beverage manufacturing



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Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


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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Food Engineering

Food Engineering May 2015 Cover

2015 May

The May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

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Plant Facility/Site Issues

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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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