Tennessee’s waterways face a surprising threat: Jack Daniels. “As the whiskey industry continues to grow, Tennessee’s two largest distilleries struggled to comply with water quality regulations last year,” USA Today reported.
California wineries relying on new forms of wastewater technology are hoping treatment innovations will slow the shipment of water away from their businesses and their regions.
Wastewater seems to be a new frontier for resources around the country.
Two recent news stories involving recalls — one stirring controversy over romaine lettuce and one claiming that recalls move too slowly — have led to a renewed sense of urgency for food manufacturers to fully implement food traceability programs and improve recall readiness in the U.S
In my previous column, I described the first step to convert a HACCP plan into a preventive control food safety plan. Once you have addressed CGMPs and other key requisite programs (SSOPs, etc.), you are ready to start creating and implementing the actual 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.
Food manufacturing is not a typical manufacturing operation; it faces unique dilemmas compared to conventional manufacturing. Because of this, the mindset of food manufacturers must also be unique. This article relates conventional manufacturing operations with food manufacturing, shows why the food industry needs a different mindset, and provides approaches to change the mentality of the industry.
2017 was an incredible year for food safety filled with challenges in identifying key issues having a pivotal impacton the F&B industry. That said, I believe these five food safety topics brought revolutionary changes to the way the food industry tackled food safety issues and will alter how we approach food safety and how we do business in 2018 and beyond.
GFSI schemes are used as the base requirement for many supply chain verification and supplier approval programs, but are customers using them independently? In many incidences, I've noted customers are taking only the GFSI certificate as a verification step without fully understanding the challenges the schemes are having. Here, I review those challenges.
Over the past decade, scandals related to adulterated and fake food have made international headlines and generated waves of consumer backlash. This column will explore a new partnership between China and The EU that aims to take down food fraud.
Spoetzl Brewery, also known as the Shiner Brewing Association, is an independent brewery with a passion for handcrafting fine beers. Founded in 1909, Spoetzel has been recognized by many prestigious beer competitions such as the Australian International Beer Awards, the Great American Beer Festival, the European Beer Star, and the World Beer Cup.
Creston is a town of approximately 5,000 people in southern British Columbia, Canada. Since 1959, Kokanee beer has been brewed in Creston at the Columbia Brewery, now owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev.
HighJump, a global provider of supply chain solutions, announces its appointment to the 2017 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers. Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, includes HighJump on this year’s list based on the success HighJump Enterprise 3PL WMS enables for food logistics
There are two types of people in this world: those who love BACON and those who are wrong. Today, Guarachi Wine Partners, a well-established marketer and innovator of fine wine for 33 years, announced the launch of BACON, a Rhône style red blend from the Central Coast of California
Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) has announced plans to build a one-line beverage can and end manufacturing plant in Asunción, Paraguay, and to add capacity in its Buenos Aires, Argentina, facility
Coffee shops, restaurants, cafés and bakeries have a new tool in the ongoing quest to tempt consumer tastes with new flavors of frozen coffee drinks: Frozenta signature sauces
Anellotech, a sustainable technology company pioneering the production of cost-competitive renewable chemicals and fuels from non-food biomass, recently announced that its alliance with Japan-based Suntory, one of the world’s leading consumer beverage companies, was honored as a recipient of the “Top 10 Innovations” award at the 2017 Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) in Japan
The latest market research report by Technavio on the global cashew nut processing equipment market predicts a CAGR of more than 5% during the period 2018-2022
Sunny Sky Products, LLC announced that they have acquired substantially all the assets of DWS, Inc. Sunny Sky Products is a leading, premium dispensed beverage manufacturer that sells globally to convenience stores (c-stores), and restaurants and this acquisition will strengthen their overall product portfolio
New Age Beverages Corporation (NASDAQ: NBEV) the Colorado-based organic and natural healthy functional beverage company dedicated to making a difference for consumers with better-for-you alternatives, today announced that the Company has begun shipments of its Coco-Libre and Búcha Live Kombucha brands in expanded distribution throughout Loblaws and Sobeys, the largest grocery retailers across Canada.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (“Dr Pepper Snapple”) (NYSE: DPS) and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (“Keurig”) today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create Keurig Dr Pepper (“KDP”), a new beverage company of scale with a portfolio of iconic consumer brands and unrivaled distribution capability to reach virtually every point-of-sale in North America. Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by the Dr Pepper
HighRadius has added industry-focused, pre-conference sessions to their fifth annual credit and innovation conference, Radiance. Held in Houston, Texas this February, the overall Radiance agenda includes more than 30 industry leaders, alongside the three industry focus groups for Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG), Food & Beverage and Industrial & Chemical Manufacturing, plus hands-on training, product demonstrations and a partner pavilion.