August 2019

Are Food Processors Meeting the 'Alternative Meat' Demand?

8/16/2019 - BY: JOHN SPILLSON
By far the biggest buzz in the food industry in 2019 is the rise of alternative meat products. By why now? Some consumers are fueled by the desire to improve their diet by cutting back on their red meat consumption. Others are hoping to reduce their environmental impact by choosing more sustainable food options. With these goals in mind, let's see how these various meat alternatives stack up against each other and the real thing. 


Nine Ways to Protect a Project - And Project Manager - From Failure

8/9/2019 - BY: ROB STAUFFER
As any experienced project manager knows, there are many things, such as scope creep and budget issues, that can go wrong when working on a project. When these problems inevitably arise, all heads turn to the project manager for a solution. To ensure your future projects don't fail, follow these key steps.


Busting the Myth of 'Quality with a Capital Q'

8/2/2019 - BY: DALE WICKER
Even in today's manufacturing world, differing beliefs surrounding quality still exist. One of the most popular myths in the industry is the belief that 'Quality' with a capital Q, is solely the responsibilty of the Quality Department. That is... False! To truly achieve quality in a given product or process, manufacturers must establish quality as a strategic priority throughout the entire organization, not just the Quality Department.