Wastewater from breweries is creating pollution problems in Lake Champlain.
In the latest iteration of a familiar method for getting potable reuse to become more popular, three breweries in Denver will be making their latest batches using recycled water.
Breweries and other industrial beverage companies face a dilemma: They are major water users, and they also incur major wastewater costs. Some companies are trying to streamline the process by cutting out the middleman and treating their own wastewater.
Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.
Facing unprecedented pressures to keep up with e-commerce growth and demand, the retail grocery industry is focusing on accelerating the flexibility of supply chains. This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.
We're all familiar with China's past food safety issue with infant formula. But, past food safety events have taught many lessons for China, as well as the rest of the world. This article will detail some recent legislation that has led to advancements in food safety alerts, including liability insurance, and how artificial intelligence is helping shape the future of food safety.
Food fraud is a big topic at the moment and there are multiple challenges within any supply chain, especially these days where supply chains are global, have multiple players and where profits can be huge. In this column, I will detail some of the major obstacles in the organic food supply chain and show some practical applications which can reduce fraud within it.
Spring has arrived, and while that means warmer days are ahead, it also means the return of the risk of pests to food manufacturing facilities. Rodents, birds, and insects are risks to food and can be sources of contamination by transmitting pathogenic bacteria, such as E. coli and Salmonella, to your products.
One way or another, most of us are subject to the statutory and regulatory provisions of FSMA. While some of these provisions are merely codifications of good manufacturing practices (GMPs), others are new and different requirements. Here, I discuss allergen control plans, why you need one, and some of the things that should be included within one.
Food manufacturers are working to improve traceability programs and minimize the impact of food recalls, driven in part by FSMA, cost savings, and brand protection. Boosted by the capabilities of today’s technology, such as Blockchain, the industry is moving closer than ever before to swift and precise recalls.
In my previous column, I described the first step to convert a HACCP plan into a PC food safety plan. Once you have addressed cGMPs and other key requisite programs (SSOPs, etc.), you are ready to start creating and implementing a food safety plan. This article provides the broad brush strokes to create and implement a FSMA-compliant food safety plan.
Everyone knows packaging is primarily about the product itself; protecting, presenting, and conveying it. But, what does packaging do for brand integrity? The answer is more complex than you may think.
In the food industry, the consumer’s voice is extremely important to keep in mind as new products and quality improvements are devised every day. We all strive for customer satisfaction, but the customer’s voice, documented through consumer surveys, complaint tracking, and social media, isn’t always satisfaction per se. To interpret the feedback and translate it into formulation changes and flavor concepts can be a skill in and of itself.
Reid Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Consolidated Container Company (CCC), has acquired Polybottle Group Limited and Humberline Packaging Inc. from ABC Group. With manufacturing facilities in Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton, Polybottle and Humberline are leading manufacturers of plastic bottles for the food, beverage, automotive, and industrial and specialty chemical industries. Sean R. Fallmann, President and Chief Executive Officer of CCC, said, “We welcome the employees of Polybottle and Humberline into the CCC family. These
Resource Label Group, LLC (“Resource Label”), a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, recently announced that it has acquired Spectrum Label Corporation (“Spectrum Label”), a leading supplier of pressure sensitive labeling solutions for various segments including food, medical and pharmaceutical
Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), a global provider of highly engineered products and differentiated industrial technologies, today announced that it completed its acquisition of privately held Gimatic S.r.l. (“Gimatic”). Gimatic designs and develops robotic grippers, advanced end-of-arm tooling systems, sensors and related components for industrial automation applications in end markets such as automotive, packaging, healthcare, and food and beverage. Gimatic, headquartered in Brescia, Italy, has approximately 240 employees worldwide, with a sales and service
CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy, today announced that Savagewood Brewing Company has implemented a glycol chiller temperature monitoring solution that ensures beverage quality and freshness to avoid spoilage and potential revenue loss.
Today, DuPont Nutrition & Health announces an expansion of its plant-based protein product range with TRUPRO™ 2000 Pea Protein from the DuPont™ Danisco® range of ingredients. It can be sampled in a unique beverage demo at SupplySide West in Las Vegas in November (Booth #4857).
Infiniti Research, a global market and strategic intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their new market analysis framework on the artificial sweeteners market
Experts from ANDRITZ will be on hand to provide specialist support for all separation demands and services, with comprehensive solutions for solid/liquid separation processes for beer, wine, dairy products and tea, as well as for trend beverages such as kombucha, vegetable milk, and coconut water.
Isodiol International Inc. (CSE: ISOL) (OTCQB: ISOLF) (FSE: LB6B.F) (the “Company” or “Isodiol”), is providing an update on its recently acquired Florida based bottler, Azure.
The Coca-Cola Company today announced key changes in top leadership, including the election of a new president and chief operating officer and a succession plan for the chief financial officer. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181018005551/en/ Brian Smith, who will become Coca-Cola president and chief operating officer on Jan. 1, 2019 (Photo: Business Wire) The board of directors today elected Brian Smith to serve as president and COO, effective
CRUZANI, Inc. (OTC Markets: CZNI), a business development company focused on creating and acquiring global franchise concepts, along with peripheral food-related businesses, is excited to announce that it is finalizing its agreement to acquire an established functional beverage company that has had sales and distribution in major retailers throughout the United States.