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.
Wastewater seems to be a new frontier for resources around the country.
Wal-Mart may be in trouble after a customer reported that he was injured when drinking what he had believed to be store brand water, but contained a chemical similar to window cleaner.
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.
Darigold is one of North America’s largest dairy co-ops. Farmer-owned since 1918, Darigold represents over 500 family farms across the Northwest. It produces milk, sour cream, and cottage cheese.
Garelick Farms’ significant growth, in addition to that of other industries in the area, was straining the capacity of the Charles River Pollution Control District’s treatment facility. As a result, the District imposed pretreatment requirements of < 1000 lb (454 kg) per day of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). Garelick Farms required a reliable wastewater treatment solution to meet these limits.
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
Darigold today announces Salted Caramel Milk as part of its Old Fashioned Milk product line. This rich, decadent beverage is made with farm fresh whole milk, utilizing the highest-quality ingredients. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180111005340/en/ Darigold Introduces Salted Caramel Flavor as Part of Old Fashioned Milk Product Line (Photo: Business Wire) The new salted caramel milk is an indulgent treat available just in time for Valentine’s Day. It
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company— recently identified the top cocktail flavor and ingredient trends heading into 2018, following an extensive tasting tour across the U.S. led by an expert team of national sales staff and mixologists
Flaviar, the leading members club for fine spirits enthusiasts, has announced the acquisition of Caskers.com for an undisclosed sum. The deal is Flaviar’s answer to a growing market demand for online spirit discovery and will support Flaviar’s continued E.U. and U.S. growth and accelerate entry into new markets. The two brands will continue to operate in the market as independent brands and will be able to deliver increased efficiencies to the end consumer. The
Diet Coke — the same crisp, iconic taste launched in 1982 O.G. Diet Coke — isn’t changing. (You don’t mess with a good thing.) This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180110005753/en/ After 35 years, Diet Coke is relaunching in North America with a full brand restage, including a sleek new look, modern design, new campaign and the addition of four bold, new flavors to the Diet Coke family: Diet Coke
Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced its intent to distribute Redneck Riviera Whiskey through Lipman Brothers. Eastside’s new whiskey is a collaboration with John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich. Initially, Eastside will be offering both 375ml and 750ml bottle sizes in Tennessee. As one of the premier distributors in Tennessee, Lipman Brothers will work with a large customer base to stock the new whiskey
Ball Corporation, a leading can manufacturer, is adding a 15-centiliter slim can format to its already extensive range of beverage packaging options in Europe. This additional can will be the smallest sizing option in the range, addressing consumer trends toward greater portion and sugar control in beverages
BizVibe, a smart B2B networking platform for global B2B buyers and suppliers, announced today the next generation of its B2B networking platform for the potato market in the Netherlands
The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Research and Service Grants Program, designed to further the development of a healthy and sustainable raw materials supply chain. This year, 17 grants totaling $432,658 were awarded to researchers and organizations across the country. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180109006352/en/ Brewers Association Announces 2018 Research Grant Recipients
SpendEdge, a global procurement intelligence advisory firm, has announced the release of their new ’procurement best practices study on the food and beverage industry’