Future of Free From Foods

By | 2019-09-02T07:17:52-06:00 September 2nd, 2019|

The prevalence of food allergies and the general desire to eat healthier has given rise to the free from foods movement. This latest craze in the food industry is marked by the increased demand among consumers to have access to foods that are “free from” specific ingredients: dairy eggs gluten peanuts soy the list goes [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why Companies Outsource Manufacturing

By | 2018-07-03T07:32:42-06:00 July 3rd, 2018|

These days, lots of companies are outsourcing. One of those industries where companies outsource frequently is manufacturing. But why are so many companies outsourcing their manufacturing? There are a few reasons and understanding them will help you understand the benefits of outsourcing and decide if it is something that you want to do for your [...]

The Use of Seaweed in Food Manufacturing

By | 2018-05-10T13:26:20-06:00 May 10th, 2018|

Seaweed has long been used as in the production of food in Asian countries – and for good reason; seaweed is dense in vital vitamins and nutrients. No wonder why it is a staple in many Asian dishes, such as sushi. Many other countries are starting to take note of the benefits that seaweed provides [...]