What is the Advantage of Flash Pasteurization?

2022-09-02T05:33:27-06:00September 2nd, 2022|

Of the many different types of food preservation methods, pasteurization is one of the most widely practiced. Different pasteurization methods involve applying mild heat to food, in order to kill any microorganisms and enzymes that may be present and that could proliferate and spoil the food if left unchecked. The process of pasteurization is named [...]

Do Food Sensitivity Tests Work?

2022-06-14T08:17:44-06:00June 14th, 2022|

According to statistics from FoodAllergy.org, at least one in every four adults report that they developed at least one type of food allergy in adulthood. This means that 25 percent of all the people you know have at least one potentially dangerous food allergy. Statistically, this is going to include you, too. Food sensitivity is [...]

How Big Is the Gluten-Free Industry?

2022-01-29T18:17:55-06:00January 29th, 2022|

In 2019, the estimated total market value of gluten-free products was $4.3 billion. The fastest-growing market segment in the gluten-free industry is baby food. Experts anticipate the gluten-free industry to be worth around $7.5 billion by the year 2027. Clearly, this is a big and rapidly expanding market. What though, is gluten, and what is [...]

New Food Packaging Technology

2021-12-06T16:13:12-06:00December 6th, 2021|

In the near future, the food packaging world will be very different. Today, researchers are developing novel packaging innovations. These innovations range from bacteria-fighting nanoparticles that are thinner than human hair, to electronic tongues that are able to taste products. The main goal of new food packaging technology is to make eating food easier as [...]

What Is Pumpkin Spice?

2021-11-13T15:18:39-06:00November 13th, 2021|

Pumpkin spice is a classic American mixed spice, also known as pumpkin pie spice. Pumpkin spice is used in a variety of dishes or sprinkled over them. It is a warm and welcome addition to food, especially in colder weather. Not only does pumpkin spice taste great, but it is also very healthy. Most of [...]

What Is Product Development in the Food Industry?

2021-08-25T10:17:30-06:00August 25th, 2021|

Product development in the food industry entails developing new food products – from conceptualization to final marketing. Developing a successful food product is a step-by-step process that requires meticulous research in all aspects. We’ll categorize the entire product development process in three broad steps: screening, consumer testing, and commercialization. All these steps include sub-steps that [...]

Food Good Manufacturing Practices

2021-06-13T13:30:22-06:00June 13th, 2021|

The legal and moral responsibility of the food manufacturing business is to prepare food that will not pose a risk to consumers’ health. Thus, food manufacturers must provide a safe environment for food production and ensure that their employees and facilities comply with strict regulations. Companies that do not comply with the good manufacturing practices [...]

How Are Vitamins Made?

2021-04-25T20:49:13-06:00April 25th, 2021|

When one hears the word vitamin, what is the first picture that comes to mind? Many would think of the little tablets that come in several colors, shapes, and sizes, but vitamins have been manufactured to even take on other kinds of forms as well, such as liquids in plastic capsules. It might be hard [...]

Popular Dry Powder Food

2021-03-28T13:55:12-06:00March 28th, 2021|

Food comes in a lot of different shapes and forms. One type that is quite unique is dry powder food. Dry powder foods are typically made to serve as alternatives to their fresh counterparts. This is because turning a food product into its powder form helps prevent spoilage and reduces its calories. […]