Cafeteria administrators at the University of Montana removed the nutritional food labels from the school’s main dining hall because, according to officials, they were causing too much congestion in the serving lines. In other words, the students were taking too much time reading the labels.
The fact that reading food labels was causing congestion tells us that consumers do indeed take the time to read nutrition labels, which is important for the food and beverage industries.
Responsibly Sourced Paper Products Made From Renewable Materials
September 1, 2017
Based on consumer interest in sustainable packaging, many brands utilize paper
products because they are made with renewable materials. This case study gives a high-level review of the efforts that Evergreen Packaging, and many other forest product companies, make to provide supply chain assurance.
Capitol Wright Distributing utilizes approach following merger
July 14, 2017
Entrusting a project to an architect-led, proven process limits the time and effort required of the client. It allows owners to focus on their core activities and to be assured that the project is being handled in the most professional way possible while reducing risk and exposure.
Employers have an obligation to do whatever is possible to safeguard the health and safety of their workers. To enhance performance while maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, employers must strive to reduce work related injuries and illnesses by creating a structure and framework for identifying potential risks and then problem solving.
Temperature and humidity conditions have profound effects on beverages such as beer, bourbon and wine; yet, maintaining ideal conditions in large production facilities, distribution centers and cellars can be costly. Craft breweries face particularly unique challenges, as they often occupy non-traditional spaces with outdated doors and windows, and little insulation.
In today’s competitive food and beverage market, many companies are looking to reduce costs. One way to do this is to reduce the cost of packaging used in their production facilities. Even small savings on container costs can result in large overall savings because of the quantity of units processed. To accomplish this per-unit savings, containers are made more light weight by removing material.
As Beverage Industry wraps up the year, the editor’s take a deeper look into the most innovative beverages and packages of the year. Also featured in this issue is the 2018 Work Truck Roundup, and Pack Expo and SupplySide West 2018 Post-Show Reports. As usual, we identified and reported on the prevalent trends and topics shaping all aspects of the beverage world.
Check back throughout the month for additional content.