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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 [...]

Rise in Speciality Foods Market

By | 2018-12-13T08:28:53-06:00 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 | 2018-11-16T08:34:46-06:00 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 | 2018-10-17T09:32:30-06:00 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 | 2018-10-08T07:54:17-06:00 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 | 2018-09-17T09:10:25-06:00 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 [...]

Ketogenic Food Facts

By | 2018-09-17T09:06:28-06:00 September 17th, 2018|

The ketogenic or ‘keto’ diet has been getting more and more popular over the past couple of years, and if you’ve been on a diet recently then it’s likely that you will have heard of the keto diet before. It can be a great way to weight loss, and the ketogenic diet has been a [...]

Animal Protein vs Plant Protein

By | 2018-08-31T08:13:07-06:00 August 31st, 2018|

Protein is a vital part of a healthy, well-balanced diet. This nutrient plays a vital part in virtually every metabolic process, from building muscles and bones to regenerating hair and nails. It even aids in the production of certain hormones! But since the body doesn’t store protein, making sure that you are eating enough of [...]

Understanding Kosher Food Labels

By | 2018-08-31T08:13:24-06:00 August 31st, 2018|

In order for a food to be considered kosher, it must adhere to stringent Jewish dietary laws. These laws require the foods to be processed in a specific way. They also prohibit eating certain types of foods in conjunction with one another, as well as completely prohibit eating specific types of foods completely. […]