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Beverage sales are rising. And as in all segments of the food industry, certain products are experiencing more growth than others and consumer preferences continue to change with the times. What can beverage producers expect in 2016 and beyond? Keep reading to find out. Healthy takes center stage For its annual “New Product Development Outlook,” […]

blueberries muffins close up in a basket

As American consumers get increasingly busy, snacks and packaged baked goods are gaining ground. To be successful in this sector of the food industry, processors must keep a finger on the pulse of upcoming trends. Snack foods According to Euromonitor, snack sales make up 40% of the $370 billion U.S. packaged food market, and sales […]

By now, we all know that FSMA is shifting focus from response to prevention when it comes to food safety. As processing companies prepare for FSMA compliance, many are looking for direction on best practices for sanitation and hygiene. We talked with Darin Zehr, the general manager of Commercial Food Sanitation (an Intralox Company) and […]

Preventive Controls Documentation

In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at the new ways food facilities must identify and evaluate food safety hazards, as well as the types of controls they need to put in place. In this one, we’ll examine another large piece of the FSMA pie: documentation. FSMA changes the requirements for mandatory recordkeeping and documentation of […]