Severin Weiss, CEO of SpecPage and an expert in integrated software process solutions for recipe-based food and beverage processors, thinks PLM (product lifecycle management) and PDM (product data management) are two sets of tools that can help food processors avoid using fraudulent ingredients from less-than-scrupulous suppliers.
Maybe you still have a legacy control system in your facility, and it’s been running just fine, thank you. But one day in the future, it’ll give you a big surprise when the ancient motherboard dies, and you’re left without a system.
Albertsons president and chief operating officer Jim Donald has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Albertsons Companies. Chairman and CEO Robert Miller remains as chairman of the Board.
Fonterra, a New Zealand-based dairy co-op, has instituted a new way for employees to spend time outside their day jobs on internal company projects which would normally be outside their scope of work as defined by their job description. This match-making system is designed to enable employees with talent and skills they don’t normally use to get involved in projects that are exciting, but normally not open to them.
Tyler Cundiff, vice president of business development in Gray Construction’s food and beverage market, received the Construction Management Founders Society’s Young Construction Engineer of the Year Award at a reception held by the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering.
While the local foods movement has generated excitement among consumers, buying locally processed meats is not necessarily a guarantee that they will be more food safe than large-scale, commercially processed meats.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has notified FDA that Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety Inc. (Troy, MI) has become the first certification body to be accredited under FDA’s Accredited Third-Party Certification Program for four program scopes. They include Produce Safety, Preventive Controls for Human Food, Juice HACCP and Seafood HACCP.
Hometown Food Company, a wholly-owned portfolio company of Brynwood Partners VIII L.P., has completed the $375 million deal to acquire the exclusive rights to the Pillsbury branded shelf-stable baking and dessert products and use of the Pillsbury Doughboy in these categories.