The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the vulnerability of our food supply chain to disruptions. Though executives are assuring the public that there is no shortage of food and beverage supplies or other everyday household items, supply chains are still facing challenges.
From plant-based treats to wet food made with all-organic ingredients, many of the same consumer trends driving innovation in the food and beverage market have proliferated into the pet food aisles. Here’s how advanced design elements help food and beverage manufacturers better adjust to a modern pet food processing plant.
While many in the world are asked to work from home, essential employees on the frontlines of food processing plants have no such luxury; they are still showing up to work to help move food through the supply chain.
Plant-based is all the rage right now. From plant-based ice cream, dips and snacks, to meat, chicken, pet food and even packaging materials, the entire food and beverage industry is hopping on the plant-based food manufacturing train.
The US pet food market is booming. In 2018, Americans spent more than $30 billion on food of a total $72 billion spent on pets, according to the American Pet Products Association. Pets are becoming full-fledged members of more and more households.
Aseptic food processing can produce high-quality packaged goods that are shelf-stable for long periods. However, if not properly produced and packaged, aseptic foods can be dangerous to the consumer. Consider these six steps to ensure product safety.
Whether you’re doing a brand refresh, looking to reach new consumers or want to expand your product offerings, adding aseptic processing for your food and beverage manufacturing can be a boon for your operations.
Now is a time of great opportunity for food entrepreneurs. Consumers are demanding more choices, and e-commerce is connecting buyers and sellers worldwide. Food startups can grow in new ways and more rapidly than was previously possible, but when success maxes out production capacity, the entrepreneur faces a new challenge — scaling up food production to keep up with demand.