Could reducing food waste boil down to a simple equation? Software companies are developing programs that help food processors and retailers reduce waste by measuring company data more effectively. The scope of the problem is clear: Americans toss out the equivalent of $165 billion in food every year. This past fall, the U. S.Department of…

Consumers are becoming increasingly wary of what they didn’t know about their food; more concerned that food processors might be intentionally hiding things from them. A story published by Forbes in fall 2015 pointed out the dangers of not being upfront. They asked processors that frightening question: “What did you know and when did you…

When auditors visit food facilities, particularly when auditing for compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act, one of the first things they want to see is the Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) plan. No. 2 NexTec series art Noncompliance and recalls can have financial consequences — the average cost of a food recall is $10 million, according to Sage Food…

Reducing food waste could boil down to a mathematical equation as software developers decipher details to help food producers, retailers and foodservice operators solve the problem with data. logo-NexTec-series-1Q-2016 The scope of the problem is clear, with Americans tossing out the equivalent of $165 billion in food every year, according to a report by the Natural…