Food industry trends for 2015
United States – 2015 Manufacturing Trends Survey: Better Days Ahead
Greater confidence and certainty about the future – for both their own and their organizations’ prospects – characterises food professionals’ attitudes as they look forward to 2015, according to feedback from Food Processing’s 14th Annual Manufacturing Trends Survey.
Four out of five survey participants expect staffing at their locations to increase or be maintained at current levels, up more than 9 percentage points from a year ago. Three-quarters are optimistic or very optimistic as they head into the new year, up from two-thirds a year ago. And fewer than one in 20 anticipate a reduction in production at their plants, down 11 percent from last year’s level….
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Europe – Top five food and beverage trends for 2015
By Nicholas Robinson
Clear labelling and convenience are two of the top five trends that will dominate the food and drink industry in 2015, Innova Market Insights has predicted. Read more at…
USA – Food Regulations
The year 2014 has been an active year for food safety regulation, but we can expect 2015 to be exceptional in that regard, especially from the FDA. But before we get into what FDA will be doing in the new year, let’s focus on what the USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service is likely to do in 2015. Read more at www.foodprocessing.com
Europe – Food Regulations
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released its plans for 2015 through 2017 in an 80-page Single Programming Document released to the public today. Read more at www.foodprocessing.com