It looks like a burger. It tastes like a burger. But no cows were harmed in the making. Sounds far-fetched? Scientists have cracked the code to produce real meat products from animal cells. But cell-based meat still has hurdles ahead to become a commercial reality.
Even with the most stringent protocols and processes in place, food manufacturers still face the possibility of a food recall. But implementing the right controls and policies can help reduce the probability of having to take your product off the shelves.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of our food supply chain to disruptions. Though executives assured the public that there was no shortage of food and beverage supplies or other everyday household items, supply chains still faced 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.