Over the past few years, energy shots have emerged as a separate product category from energy drinks and other functional beverages. While energy drinks are increasingly associated with healthfulness and positive lifestyle choices, energy shots remain oriented toward direct functionality. Sold in single-serve bottles of about two ounces, they enable […]

Many customers, especially millennials, are demanding packaged snack products with simpler ingredient lists. Image Credit: Flickr user Marco Verch More than ever, customers are realizing that certain food labels, such as “low calorie,” “nonfat,” “vitamin-fortified” and even “organic” are not necessarily synonymous with “healthy.” This is especially true for millennials, […]

Food recalls, specifically those related to listeria contamination, have been prevalent in North America over the last year. Fortunately, there are production management steps that can be taken to better manage and prevent these recalls. Image Source: Flickr User: Breville USA All over the world, caution at preventing bacterial contamination in […]