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What is it Almond Steam Pasteurization?

A Look Back at Pasteurization As a method of food and beverage preservation, pasteurization has a long and rich history spanning more than 1000 years. As far back as 11th...

Are Supplements “One Size Fits All?”

A survey commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition found that 75% of adults use dietary supplements, which is 10% more than a decade ago. Obviously, each consumer has...

The U.S. Treasury Designates China a Currency Manipulator: What Comes Next?

Retailers and agriculture professionals are paying close attention to the ongoing developments in the China-U.S. trade war. The United States Treasury on Monday declared China a currency manipulator, which the...
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7-Eleven Tests First-Ever Self-Chilling Canned Beverage

  7‑Eleven, Inc. is rolling two ground-breaking launches into one with the introduction of its proprietary Fizzics Sparkling Cold Brew Coffee in the first self-chilling cans available to the public in the U.S. During the...
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Menu Boards Deliver Upgraded Restaurant Experiences

With increasingly tight margins and fickle audiences, many restaurant franchises might balk at spending more money on technology. Despite the initial cost,...
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Scent-ient Machines are Making Sense of Smell and Taste

Machines that smell and taste are making their way into the commercial realm after government research and are set to impact a...
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Three Tips for Restaurants to Ensure Happy Customers

As technology continues to become a bigger part of our daily lives, customer expectations in the service industry are evolving rapidly. Since restaurant owners operate in this sphere, it’s...
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How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

On a farm in upstate New York, a cheese brand is turning millions of pounds of food scraps into electricity needed to...

Americans to Spend $6.7 Billion on Fourth of July Food

With the Fourth of July approaching, grocers can expect to see some fireworks when it comes to sales. A new survey from the National Retail Federation finds 86% of Americans plan...

1988 Was the Most Important Year for Craft Beer

Thirty years ago, Gary Fish walked into a bank looking for a loan. He told the banker about his plans to build a restaurant with a brewery in Bend,...
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For Craft Brewers, Four-Packs of Cans Become the Norm

Browse the beer coolers at any liquor store and you’ll notice the traditional six-pack is being downsized. Craft brewers increasingly are opting to sell their products in four-packs of...

THE 4 P’S: PLANT-BASED, PROTEIN, PROBIOTICS, AND PREBIOTICS

As vegetarianism and veganism continue to grow in popularity, the term “plant-based” appearing on more and more food, beverage and supplement products. According to Mintel, the number of new...
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TRiFOCAL Tries To Eliminate Food Waste Today

Photo courtesy of Lisa Sidgwick of Kitchen Cut Efficiency is important to any company. In restaurants, a lack of speed and quality is a tangible detriment to the customer experience...
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What to Consider As Restaurant Tech Leaps Forward

How to harness the right type of restaurant technology amid a confusing array of options? That’s a question many restaurant operators are wrestling with as the number of available tech...
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Robotic Pizza Purveyor Takes on the Plastic Problem

Zume Pizza, the company known for automated-pizza-delivery trucks, wants to solve your restaurant’s disposable plastic problem.   Now named Zume Inc., the Mountain View,...
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A Craft Brewery Is Making West Indies Pale Ales (WIPAs) in the Caribbean

Like many Caribbean destinations, St. Vincent and the Grenadines has a popular local lager. Hairoun, a two-time gold medal winner at the European Monde Selection, is light, smooth, and crisp...
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The Economics of ‘Craft-on-Craft’ Acquisitions

Consolidation is a reality in every industry. Whether its technology or consumer goods, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions are commonplace. Over the last few years, we’ve seen an uptick...
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Repurposing Your Restaurant as Coworking Space

We have moved past from the traditional idea of an office. What used to bring us together in chit chats and short coffee breaks is no longer a blue...
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STICK PACKS PROVIDE CONSUMERS WITH A CONVENIENT PACKAGING OPTION FOR SUPPLEMENTS

Delivering supplements in standard plastic bottles is a time-tested and familiar way for manufacturers to supply products to consumers. But with so many options and brands available today, it’s...
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Healthy Almond Snacking Provides a Potent Alternative to the Three-Meal Tradition

97% percent of Americans snack and receive an estimated 24% of their daily caloric intake from snacking, as per a study published in The Journal of Nutrition. This implies...
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AB InBev Acquires Beer Subscription Service BeerBods

AB InBev’s online craft beer retailer Beer Hawk is acquiring BeerBods, a UK beer subscription service. Read the full article.

How Hotels Can Harness the Power of F&B for a Competitive Edge

The hotel industry has been through a major disruption in the past few years with the launch of Airbnb. To compete and find a competitive advantage over the online...

Viking Cold Solutions Installs 1.3 MW of Thermal Energy Storage in Industrial Cold Storage...

HOUSTON and BOSTON (GLOBE NEWS WIRE) – Viking Cold Solutions, the leading thermal energy storage provider for low-temperature cold storage industries, has completed the installation of eight Thermal Energy...

How Restaurants Embrace Technology: A Global Perspective

As new technologies are introduced around the globe, operators everywhere are utilizing them in different ways to best fit the needs and demands in their markets. These advancements have...

Companies in the Wheat Gluten Market Resorting to Product Innovation to Stay Ahead in...

Wheat Gluten is known as wheat proteins. Wheat Gluten is natural proteins which are derived from wheat or wheat flour. Wheat Gluten...