Chastity McLeod, director of technical packaging, Nestlé USA, discusses the company's mission to apply sustainable packaging strategies to iconic brands
January 27, 2022
Nestlé USA is committed to making 100% of its packaging reusable or recyclable by 2025 and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions footprint. Leading its charge to make food and beverage packaging “fit for purpose” is Nestlé US director of packaging Chastity McLeod.
COVID-19 has certainly brought an ever changing "new normal" to the food industry but one thing that will be a sure constant in 2022 is that food safety and quality testing will continue to be important for the integrity of the global food chain.
Eighty-five percent of Americans experienced at least some change in their eating or food preparation habits because of COVID-19
March 22, 2021
A year ago, almost nobody could have imagined how dramatically everyone’s life would change in 2020. What we eat, how we purchase it, and how we prepare and eat it are among the most far-reaching impacts we have seen because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post-COVID-19, consumers will gravitate towards trusted brands that remind them they're part of something bigger and provide a sense of community. Likewise, expect consumers also to respond to messaging that highlights key themes of comfort, safety, stability and practicality.
American Frozen Food Institute and North Carolina State University release study results
August 25, 2020
From April to August 2020, the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), in partnership with North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers, conducted a scientific literature review to understand the nature of survival and persistence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in foods and on food contact surfaces and food packaging materials, and the potential for foodborne transmission.
Kemin offers food safety solution for ready-to-eat meat and poultry products
August 25, 2020
Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80% of the world with its products and services, recently highlighted BactoCEASE®, a food safety ingredient for protein applications. This liquid-based antimicrobial is designed to protect ready-to-eat meat and poultry products from Listeria monocytogenes.
The foodservice industry is expected to decline by up to 30% from 2019-2020, following nationwide dine-in restrictions, restaurant closures, job losses, and lowered consumer confidence
August 5, 2020
Mintel predicts total market sales to rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2023, with limited-service restaurants (LSRs) including fast food and fast casual restaurants, bouncing back more quickly and representing a notably larger share of the market.
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