Fun and food go hand in hand, especially at Nation Pizza and Foods. With more than 60 years of experience in the baking and prepared foods business, this manufacturer/contract packager/recipe creator is an expert at crafting frozen pizzas, pizza crusts, sandwiches, appetizers, cookies, bread sticks and a variety of sweets at its two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) facilities at rates of more than 2 million pieces daily.
Axium Foods, known best for private-label, corn-based snacks, launches its own brand of enhanced-nutrition tortilla chips of a different color, Mystic Harvest Purple Corn Tortilla Chips. Loaded with healthful antioxidants, the chips are not only eye-catching, they have a tasty flavor and crunch.
Pork rinds are probably the most misunderstood item in the snack category. This is surprising, because people have been eating pork rinds—also called pork skins—as long as they have been eating pigs. One of the world’s first snack foods created thousands of years ago, and favored in the southern states, pork rinds are a simple combination of fried pork skins and salt.
When it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR), consumers say they want more than just aspiration-based mission statements, says new research from Cone Communications. The 2012 corporate social trend tracker points out that 84% of Americans hold companies accountable for producing and communicating the results of sustainable responsibility commitments by going beyond the mission to communicate progress against well-defined purpose. Some 40% even say they won’t purchase a company’s products or services if CSR results aren’t conveyed.
GreenDustries Packaging has developed new pleated, gusseted, multidimensional foodservice package structures that maximize function and design with added value. Research has found the PleatPak and the Magic Bag, to be some of the most environmentally sound fast-food packaging around.
More than ever, businesses are gearing up to help the environment, and regulators are preparing new guidelines to police them, but consumers aren’t paying as much attention if it’s going to cost more, as shoppers are resisting premium prices.
There are any number of ways to look at a bakery oven and its performance, but for the most part, all of the elements impact the essential heat conditions from input to output for the baker’s oven. Banner Day examines what’s important and how the elements come together in a heat management white paper.