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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

Preparing for a Crisis: How to Handle a Food Production Recall

Every food manufacturer hates to think about a food product recall, but planning is the key to prevention.

Should your facility find out there’s a problem with a product, how do you handle a food product recall? Having a clear plan in place and thinking out the “worst-case scenario” will help you identify and shore up any weak spots in your current process. Expect the best, but plan for the worst to ensure that should you ever experience a food product recall, you can handle it quickly, efficiently, and as painlessly as possible.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

The Role of Plant-Based Proteins in Food Production

You’ve probably seen the commercials and heard the consumer demand—plant-based proteins are having a moment.

Celebrities like Billie Eilish, Beyonce, Katy Perry, and Benedict Cumberbatch have toted the health and environmental benefits of going plant-based. Even fast-food restaurants are getting in on the veggie train by offering Impossible Burgers and Beyond Meat options on their menus. The plant-based section of grocery stores is growing and thriving. So what do food manufacturers need to consider when trying to keep up with the trend?

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

Climate Change and Food Production: What Do You Need to Know?

It’s no secret that climate change is slowly having an impact on food production and distribution.

Even if we look at the past few years, natural disasters like the California forest fires and record-breaking hurricane seasons can significantly impact food distribution and growers. Here’s how food production and manufacturing can take steps to mitigate their effects on climate change and find ways to keep moving forward.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing, Restaurants

Can Food Trucks Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Food trucks were born from a world of necessity and frugality.

Many restaurant owners realized that food trucks presented a unique opportunity—a less expensive way to expand their offerings without massively increasing their overhead. Other prospective restaurant owners saw the opportunity to use a food truck to get a solid start. From there, they could expand into a brick and mortar operation down the road. Food truck culture was popular, and they were experiencing a boom. Then Coronavirus hit. So how do food trucks survive a global pandemic?

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

6 Ways to Ensure Pandemic Safety of Manufacturing Employees

While we’re certainly not out of the woods of the Coronavirus outbreak, many employees have been creeping cautiously back into the workforce.

For those in the food manufacturing industry, work never stopped. Essential workers kept food production steady, taking risks to ensure the United States had plenty of food in grocery stores and restaurants. As we see the workforce return to some normalcy, it’s more important than ever to continue diligence and practice pandemic safety for food manufacturing.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

How Food Manufacturers are Rising to Meet COVID-19 Demands

We applaud those in food manufacturing who are working through this crisis to increase production and meet the demands of America’s food needs.

Medical personnel, first responders, and even grocery-store workers are heroes during the outbreak of COVID-19. But there are other unsung heroes as well—those who work in food manufacturing and who keep the supply chain moving smoothly. During this unprecedented time, these heroes are working hard to keep up production and to ensure America has access to plenty of healthy food and beverages. Here is how food manufacturers have stepped up to the plate—increasing production to keep Americans fed.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

Our Supply Chain and Coronavirus: Why Food Manufacturing is Critical

Let’s take a moment to celebrate how the food and beverage industry has been indispensable to the supply chain.

The Coronavirus outbreak shows us that in times of stress, many people are willing to step up to the plate. In less-dire circumstances, many workers do their essential jobs unnoticed, keeping America running smoothly. But in these unprecedented times, people have started to realize how critical these unsung heroes really are. One of these crucial areas is the food and beverage manufacturing industry.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing, Restaurants

How Communities are Supporting the Service Industry During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Many people have pointed out how the unprecedented global pandemic of Coronavirus has brought out the best in humanity.

Mr. Rogers told us all that in times of crisis, we should look for helpers, and nowhere is that more true than in the industry built on service and hospitality. Unfortunately, these are frightening times for restaurant workers, as they see their jobs on shaky ground. Communities in the Midwest are rallying around the service industry to show them the same support they’ve shown customers throughout the years.

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Breweries & Craft Brewing, Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

The Science Behind Barrel-Aged Beer is Brewing Magic

Barrel-aged beer. Is there any other combination of words better than this?

For many beer lovers, the answer is a definitive NO! Today, we’re breaking down the science behind beer aged in barrels and how barrel-aged beer is the (near) magical result of a scientific process we still don’t fully understand. From brewers to beer lovers (especially craft), barrel aged beer is something special. It’s become relatively common to see breweries offering limited-release barrel aged editions of their brews, be it flagship, one-off, or collaborative.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing

Food Plant Sanitation Best Practices: Keep Your Customers Safe

If you’re running a food production facility, you know how vital food plant sanitation is to both your clients and your own company’s success.

You already know how bad the cost of contamination can be: recalls, lost money, time, and incalculable damage to your reputation. Review your food plant sanitation standards and continue to keep your customers (and business) safe.

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