Recent Articles

September 24, 2014 8:00 am
Patricia Hottel, Technical Director, McCloud Services
With Fall comes cooler temperatures. And with cooler temperatures come pests. Food facilities may experience invaders this season when these pests try to migrate toward buildings in search of warm resting spots to spend the cold winter.    
September 23, 2014 12:30 pm
Kara Simon, General Manager, 3Cheers Recognition & Rewards
Supply chains are only as good as the people in charge of keeping up with them. This means that it is just as important for manufacturers to keep equipment in great shape as it is for them to keep people in great shape by showing meaningful appreciation on a day-to-day basis.
September 23, 2014 12:00 pm
Brad Polen, Sector Manager, Processed Foods, Sealed Air
In this four-part series, we ask: Which innovations in sanitation should food manufacturers be aware of and how do they aid in regulatory compliance, as well as boosting consumer confidence? Brad Polen of Sealed Air's Food Care Division has the mic. 
September 22, 2014 12:52 pm
Philip Odette, CEO, Global Supply Chain Solutions
In the era of lean manufacturing, it’s time to smooth out as much of the operation as possible, while still celebrating the staff. No matter what method you use to increase your output, never forget that the workers who churn out product are a vital piece of production and need to be engaged with at every step.
September 22, 2014 1:30 pm
Jim Oko, Director of Process Engineering, Stellar
In part one of this four-part series, we ask: Which innovations in sanitation should food manufacturers be aware of and how do they aid in regulatory compliance, as well as boosting consumer confidence?             
September 19, 2014 2:15 pm
By Ken Hagedorn, Vice President of Sales, Naegele Inc.; Food Processing Suppliers Association Board of Directors
During the past year, the bakery sector has been active in addressing key topics that have popped up in recent times. And one of the most important involves the sanitary design of equipment.          
September 18, 2014 2:22 pm
Holly Henschen, Contributor
Denver-based Dixie Elixirs expands its facility to produce THC-infused edibles with a focus on transparency, technology and consumer education.                                
September 18, 2014 9:17 am
Brian Kennell, President and CEO, Tetra Pak, Inc.
Significant changes are in store — and in many cases already underway — for all businesses. That's why a successful company needs to deploy appropriate strategies for proactively driving change and sustainable growth.      
September 16, 2014 4:25 pm
Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing
Ready for a totally awesome ‘90s flashback? The Mountain Dew-like, citrus-flavored soda, Surge, is back! The blast from the past is only being sold online via Amazon.com.                  
September 16, 2014 1:13 pm
Dr. David Michaels
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24 hours.
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