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Plant-Based Meats Are a Great Opportunity in Food Manufacturing

By | 2019-06-11T14:32:57-06:00 June 11th, 2019|

Though the use of plant-based meat alternatives is small in the United States, this market is poised for growth in the coming years. As such, this trajectory of plant-based meats food manufacturing has the potential to explode. It could become just as popular as plant-based milk products; nut milks and rice milks, for example. [...]

Challenges in Organic Food Storage

By | 2019-05-10T06:56:00-06:00 May 10th, 2019|

Organic food is huge right now. Seems like there are thousands of people all over the world making the switch to more organic and cleaner forms of food. With this, there needs to be more thought about the difficult task of organic food storage. When it comes to organic food, it can’t be stored in [...]

What is Zero Waste Packaging?

By | 2019-04-26T09:14:30-06:00 April 26th, 2019|

When you think about packaging and what it is for, the term zero waste may seem a bit counter-intuitive. As more consumers become focused on supporting eco-friendly initiatives, food industry leaders have an opportunity. […]

Process of Food Spray Drying

By | 2019-03-21T07:49:10-06:00 March 21st, 2019|

Most of us are fairly familiar with the methods used to make the food we eat everyday around the home. We mostly know how to cook, or at least understand the concept on an intellectual level! But when food is prepared and sold en-masse, things look slightly different. This is where we see processes like freeze [...]

Food Processing Global Trends

By | 2019-03-21T07:43:48-06:00 March 21st, 2019|

The food processing industry is currently going through turbulent times, with changing demands, costs, and trends forcing companies that operate within the sector to adapt in order to grow. There are few things more personal than the food we eat, which ensures that numerous forces are acting on the business at all times – ranging [...]

Trends Impacting Food & Beverage Supply Chain

By | 2019-02-22T11:24:13-06:00 February 22nd, 2019|

The ever-evolving shopping and eating habits of consumers continuously cause changes in the food and beverage supply change. Currently, many consumers are ditching salty and fatty foods of the past and are searching for fresher and healthier food and beverage choices. For this reason, the supply chains have to evolve in order to meet the [...]

Minimizing Food Safety Problems

By | 2019-02-22T11:19:56-06:00 February 22nd, 2019|

When it comes to preparing food it is important to take certain steps in order to ensure that the food is safe to consume. There have been numerous news stories about people becoming sick after eating at a certain restaurant or even food that has been recalled because of something that has happened during the [...]

Keto Diet Products On The Rise

By | 2019-02-06T12:35:49-06:00 February 6th, 2019|

Over the last few years, you have most likely heard of the new diet trend, “The Keto Diet”. Especially if you are on social media, you have definitely been exposed to the idea of a keto diet. The keto diet trends has caused a rise in demand for Keto diet products. With new trends always [...]

Reducing Food Waste

By | 2019-02-06T12:23:02-06:00 January 23rd, 2019|

Food waste is a big problem across the supply chain. Totaling 63 million tons a year and worth $218 billion, reports ReFED, a national nonprofit focused on food waste solutions. But with good strategies, you can start reducing food waste by 20 percent over the next 10 years. Generating $100 billion in savings. Forty percent [...]

How Does Spray Drying Process Work?

By | 2019-01-09T08:59:27-06:00 January 9th, 2019|

Spray drying is a continuous and scalable process which has been used in the food industry for over 150 years mainly for converting dairy and fruit fluids, starches, proteins, honey and molasses into shelf-stable powders. Today, spray drying is considered the method of choice for commercial scale encapsulation applications. Unlike other drying techniques which form [...]