Trends Impacting Food & Beverage Supply Chain

By | 2019-02-22T11:24:13+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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 [...]

Rise in Speciality Foods Market

By | 2018-12-13T08:28:53+00:00 December 13th, 2018|

The recipe for success in the food and beverage industry has always been pretty straightforward: give consumers convenient access to great-tasting food at an affordable price. But over the last five years or so, the demand for specialty foods such as: allergen-free, gluten-free, organic and natural foods has seen a sharp increase, forcing food and beverage [...]

Selecting Best Contract Manufacturer

By | 2018-11-16T08:34:46+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

Contract manufacturers are third party partners that can help a company with their production needs when the business starts to exceed their own in-house production capacity. When a company needs to hire a contract manufacturer there are several things to consider. […]

How CRISPR Can Change Your Food

By | 2018-10-17T09:32:30+00:00 October 17th, 2018|

If you’ve kept an eye on science news over the past few years, you’ll have seen at least a few headlines about CRISPR, the technology allowing for genome editing and many new scientific advances. It’s changed the way we look at genetic diseases and traits; predisposition to disease can now be eliminated through science, and [...]

Getting a Food Startup Off the Ground with a Co-Packer

By | 2018-10-08T07:54:17+00:00 October 8th, 2018|

If you have a dream of owning and running a food startup, lacking hands-on experience in the food industry shouldn’t have to stand in your way. Alliances count in the world of business, and most business owners realize the value of affiliate marketing and links by now – but what if you applied this to [...]

Fermented Food Facts

By | 2018-09-17T09:10:25+00:00 September 17th, 2018|

Fermentation is a natural process whereby bacteria breaks down organic substances. You can almost look at it as digestion by the bacteria – which means that the substance after fermentation has already been digested by the bacteria, making it often easier to digest for humans. In many cases, the bacteria that aids in fermentation can [...]