Birko introduces mobile sanitation station

Birko has launched the Birko Mobile Mister sanitizing equipment for various industries and facilities. Birko’s Mobile Mister was developed to ... continue reading »

More commodities added to Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Aug. 11 that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)... continue reading »

Potato chip industry sees boon in retail sector during COVID

A pandemic doesn’t come with many positives, but it hasn’t been bad for the potato chip industry. Unlike Western U.S. producers of russet and t... continue reading »

PACK EXPO cancels in-person event, going virtual

PMMI's board of directors has made the decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago, which had be... continue reading »

COVID concerns lead to security tightening for food plants

Ensuring food safety is more critical than ever today for the industry and supply chain, from trucking to processing and packing to storing food in te... continue reading »

Michigan to require COVID testing for all food processing employees

On Aug. 3, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order requiring COVID-19 testing for ag... continue reading »

Full-service restaurants expected to be down 40% for 2020; QSRs 13-18%

The latest research from Mintel, the expert in what consumers want and why, shows that after several years of growth, the foodservice industry is expe... continue reading »

Foodservice operators turning to frozen options during pandemic

On July 21, the American Frozen Food Institute hosted a webinar with Datassential’s Erin Murray to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the foodser... continue reading »

House introduces bipartisan bill for tax credit to offset uncollectible debt

On July 21, U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood (R-Illinois) and Jimmy Panetta (D-California) introduced the Providing Liquidity for Uncollectible Sales (PLUS) Ac... continue reading »

Retail produce sales still up, but inching closer to pre-COVID levels

All 2020 holidays affected by the coronavirus pandemic have seen strong sales results, from Easter and Mother’s Day to Memorial Day and Father’s D... continue reading »