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State of the Industry: Churning up the Competition

Today’s foodservice dairy items slice through in-store delis and serve up nicely on restaurant menus.
July 11, 2013

From cheese sold in the deli to self-serve frozen yogurt, the foodservice dairy category offers up a little something for everyone.

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State of the Industry: A Gang of Goodness

Bakers whip up whimsical treats and lower-carb bread options for restaurants, in-store bakeries and more.
July 11, 2013

For years, bread has been the ultimate go-to component of nearly every meal. Whether it’s a bread basket or a bun, bread is big.

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State of the Industry: Dominating the Plate

Today’s snacks, apps and side dishes dominate the plate thanks to on-trend flavors and creative uses.
July 11, 2013

Behind every delicious entrée is an even better-tasting side dish. Whether it’s exercising extraordinary taste or rescuing consumers from mundane menu options, refrigerated and frozen food processors know just what to develop that dominates the plate.

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State of the Industry: Foods that Fight Hunger

Today’s meat, poultry and seafood selections offer an array of flavor that fends off those pesky hunger pains.
July 11, 2013

When hunger pains strike, there’s no turning back. From there, it’s the constant nagging and throbbing of your insides saying, “Feed me, feed me.”

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State of the Industry: Masters of the Dinner Table

New meal and entrée selections spur a growth in foodservice.
July 11, 2013

For many foodservice brands, success is about mastering mealtime—providing operators an easy-to-prepare solution that restaurant goers crave. Today’s meal solutions include everything from grilled breakfast items and sandwich varieties that deliver both quality and flavor to Mexican foods bursting with better-for-you ingredients.

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Food Production Experiences Great Growth

July 11, 2013

 Beth Ford, executive vice president, chief supply chain and operations officer for Land O’Lakes, Arden Hills, Minn., talks with Refrigerated & Frozen Foods about the logistics of the supply chain industry and how food production continues to experience great growth. 

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Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) & Tray Sealing Equipment

July 11, 2013

Providing a combination of food-grade nitrogen, carbon dioxide and/or oxygen, the Linde MAPAX modified atmosphere packaging system includes on-site gas supply and delivery.

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Moving Product Through the Supply Chain? There’s an App for That

Refrigerated and frozen food processors can better manage the logistics of their product portfolios thanks to state-of-the-art supply chain solutions.
July 11, 2013

It’s no secret that automation and technology advancements have changed the way we eat, think, feel and carry on with even the most mundane day-to-day activities.

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Surpassing Sustainability

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods honors Hormel Foods for its green supply chain achievements.
May 9, 2013

Since Hormel Foods’ founding in 1891, corporate responsibility has been a significant part of its culture. Whether it’s treating its people, communities and environment with respect and integrity or producing high-quality products in a sustainable and energy-efficient manner, the Austin, Minn.-based processor of refrigerated and frozen beef, turkey and pork makes corporate responsibility an everyday business practice.

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Food Logistics Forum 2013: Navigating Today’s Complex Cold Chain

The 2013 Food Logistics Forum will provide educational resources, regulatory information and business development opportunities for the frozen food industry.
May 9, 2013

Join frozen food industry leaders—from production, foodservice and retail to 3PL providers— for the 2013 Food Logistics Forum.

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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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