In the period of 2011-2015, 1,691 food processing projects were announced, of which 1,033 were expansions and 658 were new projects.
June 13, 2016
The first installment of “Good Eats & More Treats: Food Manufacturing and the Changing American Table” takes a critical look at several significant components of this vital industry, which is a significant employer and a major user of industrial space.
The location of MSC-certified fisheries, processors and products reflects the global nature of the seafood industry.
June 9, 2016
A new report published by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), London, shows how effective management and improvements made by MSC-certified fisheries are delivering measurable, positive impacts in oceans, from reducing bycatch to advancing scientific understanding of marine environments.
This is said to be first-ever set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies to measure, report on and manage food loss and waste.
June 7, 2016
A partnership of leading international organizations, launched the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW Standard), what is said to be the first-ever set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies, countries and others to consistently and credibly measure, report on and manage food loss and waste.
Ultimately, it will make the whole production, distribution and sale process of fruits and vegetables more efficient.
May 6, 2016
Raw fruit and vegetables experienced an increased shelf life by up to one day in a study that involved produce being sprayed with an electrically-charged solution that kills bacteria responsible for spoilage.
The revised standard will incorporate recognized key elements to ensure food safety at every step of the food chain, right up to the point of consumption.
April 27, 2016
After a decade of good service, ISO 22000, the International Standard for food management systems, is undergoing a complete modification to bring it up to date with today’s new food safety requirements.
Target Corp. is working on two concepts that involve food labeling and providing real-time nutritional information.
April 26, 2016
Food + Future coLab, a collaboration between Minneapolis-based Target Corp. and MIT’s Media Lab and global design firm IDEO, Cambridge, Mass., is where a hand-picked team of entrepreneurs gather daily to talk food—specifically, how to create a future of complete transparency in what we eat as well as abundant access to good food.
EMAlert is a secure and intuitive web-based software tool that allows food manufacturers to analyze and understand their company-specific economically motivated adulteration vulnerabilities.
April 21, 2016
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), Washington, D.C., partnered with Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit research and development organization based in Columbus, Ohio, to develop EMAlert, a secure and intuitive web-based software tool.
The FoodKeeper App delivers food-handling procedures through enhanced public education and outreach.
April 20, 2016
DMI, an end-to-end mobility company based in Bethesda, Md., partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., to incorporate enhancements and customer feedback into The FoodKeeper.