A Food Industry Web Guide

What is Tumeric used for?

As a food product turmeric is best known for being the main ingredient in curry and a key spice used in Indian and other Asian food recipes. Turmeric, or Curcuma longa, belongs to the ginger family and naturally occurs in Southern Asia and India. The spice that is used in cooking and [...]

2019-11-27T11:42:11-05:00September , 2018|

The Three Primary Objectives of Modern Food Traceability Systems

There's more to it than just food safety Traceability means the ability to record, track and verify a product's history and location as it moves through a supply chain. Technology such as barcodes or RFID tags along with traceability software systems make tracing almost any product possible. However, there are unique challenges and [...]

2019-11-26T16:48:09-05:00January , 2017|

Why Kraft Split Into Two Companies

Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld's broke up the food giant into two separate companies by separating its snack foods lines from its grocery brands. Rosenfeld believed that the snack food company would be a high growth, international business while the grocery company would be a stable but slow growth business. On [...]

2019-11-22T11:56:24-05:00May , 2016|

There could be wood in your cheese

In late 2012 agents of the Food and Drug Administration paid a visit to a Castle Cheese factory in rural Pennsylvania. Acting on a tip, they found evidence that Castle Cheese Inc. was doctoring its 100 percent real Parmesan with cut-rate substitutes and such fillers as wood pulp and distributing it to some [...]

2019-06-21T21:00:49-04:00February , 2016|