Retailers and restaurants can benefit from the strong demand for beef.
October 22, 2013
Many external forces, from droughts and other natural disasters to rising corn prices, have greatly impacted the price of beef in recent years.Read More
Consumers consider their own financial and health situations, along with flavors and quality of the product, when making their protein-purchasing decisions.
November 2, 2013
In a perfect world, everyone’s cholesterol and credit levels would be right where they needed to be, and consumers could enjoy their meals without any outside interference.Read More
Fight for Food Safety
November 5, 2013
Last month, I wrote about how industry has managed to virtually eliminate E. coliO157:H7 from our beef supply. Indeed, in the last two years, there have been only a handful of recalls relating to E. coli, and none were associated with foodborne illnesses or outbreaks.
Leigh Ann Johnston discusses why meat processors should source responsibly.
November 7, 2013
Companies have historically focused on costs, quality, product characteristics and on-time delivery as key performance indicators of their supply-chain management and engagement efforts.Read More
Regulations & Legislation
November 4, 2013
Whether or not the August 2013 proposed rule to mandate prominent labeling of raw “mechanically tenderized” beef is implemented by USDA-FSIS, producers of non-intact raw beef products (including ground) need to consider the raw materials used when assessing their food-safety system.Read More
Foodservice operators and retailers are offering breakfast proteins that are convenient and healthy — but at just the right price point.
November 8, 2013
Next year, on-the-go breakfast eaters will be able to ask for a waffle taco, A.M. Crunchwrap or Cinnabon delights at Taco Bell.Read More
Spare Parts Know-How
Such a strategy can ease the "risky business" of spare-parts inventory management.
November 1, 2013
Risk management is a major element of spare-parts inventory management, but in many ways it is also one of the most poorly executed.Read More
2014 Consumer Trends Report
Dan Emery discusses consumer habits as part of our 2014 Consumer Trends Report.
November 1, 2013
Consumer habits are shifting as economic uncertainty, technological advancements and evolving demographics all push shoppers in new directions.Read More
Integrated with an automated infrared pasteurization process, smoking with liquid condensates enables deli meat processors to enjoy rapid growth as well as improved yields and food safety.
November 9, 2013
The centuries-old process of smoking meat has taken a new turn. Instead of using the customary smokehouse to preserve and enhance the flavor of meats, food processors are integrating the smoking and browning into inline cooking, which not only simplifies a laborious process, but also delivers significant health and competitive advantages.Read More
November 6, 2013
Thermal treatments are critical in controlling foodborne pathogens in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products.Read More
November 11, 2013
The sooner one finds out a food product meets quality and safety requirements, the sooner it can be sold.Read More
November 10, 2013
Danish Crown, Europe’s largest meat-processing company, has meat-production facilities and sales spanning the globe.Read More
Conveyor belts today are even more resistant to harsh temperatures and chemicals, and can be used in a variety of processing applications.
November 1, 2013
Everyone knows conveyor belts are tough. Even the belts themselves are more durable than ever.Read More
November 18, 2013
Meat, poultry and seafood packaging ranks as a major consumer of specialty films, accounting for about one-third of the total market.Read More