- MARKET TRENDS
- WEB EXCLUSIVES
- BUYER'S GUIDE
BEMA, Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds, Overland Park, Kan., is holding two special events during its 2014 Winter Summit—a welcome reception on March 1 and a luncheon on March 2.
There are plenty of reasons to make the move. The way consumers view and interact with packaged products is changing. With more needs for convenience and sustainability, conventional package types are being replaced by flexible options designed to meet these consumer needs. The flexible packaging market is estimated to be worth $351 billion by 2018, so it’s quickly gaining market share from other sectors such as rigid containers.
Pizza’s pretty popular. Nearly 13% of Americans eat pizza on any given day, according to a survey from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The report also factored in the nutrient contribution of pizza consumption.
Leclerc Foods USA’s new Phoenix manufacturing facility will enable the cookie, snack bar and cracker manufacturer to better serve its West Coast customers.
Spoon desserts, hand pies, crepes and small-batch desserts make the Food Channel’s “Top Ten Dessert Trends for 2014” list.
The American Bakers Association (ABA) will consider candidates for its 2014-2016 board of directors on March 16 during an All Membership Meeting at the 2014 ABA Convention.
Groups for Monsanto, PepsiCo and other major food companies are teaming to form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF). The group hopes to create one national standard for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling and oppose efforts in various states that are pushing for better consumer information.
The American Bakers Association comments on the 2014 Farm Bill’s continued inclusion of the U.S. sugar program.
Canada Bread Co. announces it is being purchased by Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo for $1.83 billion.
Snack food professionals will mosey on down to Dallas, March 1-4, to attend SNAXPO 2014, the Snack Food Association’s annual exhibition and conference. Attendees will be able to check out more than 125 exhibits, attend educational sessions, network with colleagues and more at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and the Omni Dallas Hotel.
February’s story visit was with John B. Sanfilippo & Son at its massive corporate headquarters in Elgin, Ill. We viewed the processing of nuts and snacks on what comprises 85 production lines.
The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
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.
With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.
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.