News and Articles From Around the Food Industry
We update this page on a regular basis with articles and reports that most affect your business. Here you can become more knowledgeable about market availability/price trends, mergers/acquisitions, regulatory news, and more. Check back often to catch up on the latest news and trends.
Thursday, February 03, 2011
Food Prices Hit Record High
London (CNN) -- World food prices rose to an all-time high in January, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
UPDATE: March 16, 2011: The Associated Press reports that food prices increased by 3.9% in February, the largest single increase since 1974..Click here for more information
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Food Makers Devise Own Label Plan
Starting in the next few months, the front of many food packages will prominently display important nutrition information, including calorie, fat and sugar content. The industrywide program was announced Monday by food makers and grocers.
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Friday, January 14, 2011
World Food Supply Stretched to Limit
Strained by rising demand and battered by bad weather, the global food supply chain is stretched to the limit, sending prices soaring and sparking concerns about a repeat of food riots last seen three years ago.
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Wednesday, December 08, 2010
World Food Prices Continue to Rise
According to a Bloomberg Report, World food prices are on the rise and already at the highest level in two years.Click here for the Report
Monday, August 30, 2010
Pet Food Recalls on the Rise
The newly-formed Reportable Food Registry is the main reason behind rising recalls in the pet food industry.Learn More Here
Monday, April 20, 2009
Ill From Food?
Food Safety is not just a byline... it's serious business. Over the past few years, even the premier food companies have been snake-bitten by recalls for salmonella and other deadly pathogens.
This article provides a good overview of the present state of food quality assurance in the US. Click Here for NY Times Article
Friday, February 06, 2009
Lower-Income Shoppers Represent Major Opportunity for U.S. Retailers and Manufacturers in Challenging Economy
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lower-income shoppers are the fastest-growing income group in the United States and will generate $84 billion in incremental spending during the next decade. Click Here for Full Article
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
2012 Deadline to Scan All Port Cargo Won't be Met
The Homeland Security Department says it will not meet a 2012 deadline set by Congress to scan the contents of every cargo container headed to U.S. ports. Instead, it plans to gather more information about who made the goods in the containers and who packed them.
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