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The food and beverage industry had about 135 companies represented on this year's Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing, privately-held U.S. companies according to percentage revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
Snack maker Bachman Co. says it has sold its brands and certain assets to Utz Quality Foods Inc., Hanover, Pa. Also part of the sale are distribution rights to the Bachman, Jax, Thin'n Right and Chipitos brands and a plant in Ephrata, Pa.
Wind Point partners with former Sara Lee–North America CEO to acquire the largest producer of private-label salty snacks in North America.
Tiger Group analysts point to trends that impact values in manufacturing, retailing and foodservice sectors in a new article for commercial finance magazine.
Much of the Midwestern U.S. is still suffering from one of the worst droughts in decades. Serious damage has been inflicted upon the corn and soybean crops, producing record-high prices for corn and soybean futures at the Chicago Board of Trade.
Have you ever sat down in front of the TV set with a Swanson frozen dinner of fried chicken, mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables? How about having a glass of Kool-Aid? Or Tang? When it comes to the way we eat, drink, cook and shop for food, nothing is the same as it was a few decades ago.
Celebrating its 20th year of baking fresh New York-style bagels and bialys daily in-store, Price Chopper Supermarkets offer insight into the process of handcrafting authentic bagels and a chance for customers to win free bagels for a year.
St. Louis-based Ralcorp Holdings initiates a strategic restructuring of its business to boost organizational effectiveness and reduce costs. The company will consolidate its cereal, pasta and snacks, sauces and spreads businesses into a single center-store, private-brand food company.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) releases its 2012 report on industry converters, suppliers, investors and analysts with insight into the performance of the U.S. flexible packaging industry over the past year. The information also examines materials and processes, end uses, structure and consolidation, imports, trends and more.
On-Demand: SQF 2000, FSMA, ISO 22000/PAS220 and other standards continue to gain traction in an attempt to create safer foods and beverages.
Effects of Organic Production on Food Quality is the first comprehensive book on how organic production methods influence the safety and quality of foods, based on an unbiased assessment of the latest scientific findings. The title is a 'must-have' for everyone working within the food industry.
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Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.