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Keep up with the latest topics in the food & beverage industry with the SIAL America Blog. Get insights on consumer trends, industry tips, and information from all industry viewpoints (retail, food services, distribution, manufacturing, food processing, etc.). Featuring related news and data about all product categories at SIAL America, we provide valuable information to our network of industry professionals. New articles are posted weekly.
How Restaurants Can Build a Robust Supply Chain

How Restaurants Can Build a Robust Supply Chain

Building a robust restaurant supply chain is a must-have skill for restaurateurs running a successful establishment. Since restaurants rely on acquiring food for the kitchen to prepare and serve your patrons, you must know how to source, obtain, and purchase raw...

Online Food Ordering: Deep Dive into the New Ecosystem

Online Food Ordering: Deep Dive into the New Ecosystem

People assume that the recent global health crisis created the boom in online food ordering. However, in 2019 companies like Meituan-Dianping , a Chinese shopping platform, recorded record-breaking profits totaling $400 million. More than half of the platform’s...

5 Ways to Untangle the Food Supply Chain

5 Ways to Untangle the Food Supply Chain

The food supply chain includes several steps in which food journeys from the farmers to consumers. It is a network of various actors at individual stages that produce and deliver a final product to meet customers' demands. Researchers continually investigate and...

How to Make the Most of International Food Trends

How to Make the Most of International Food Trends

International food trends for the new year include consumers taking a more proactive approach to nourishing their minds, bodies, and spirits in ways that are more sustainable for the planet. Technology is driving these initiatives by incorporating science, trust, and...

The What, the Why, and the How of Ghost Kitchens

The What, the Why, and the How of Ghost Kitchens

After NBC first reported about the rising number of ghost kitchens back in 2015, the concept continues to rise in popularity with diners and operators alike. Initial reports warned the public that when placing orders online, they could be ordering from unregulated...

The 1-2-3 Guide to Reputation Management for Food Brands

The 1-2-3 Guide to Reputation Management for Food Brands

You should never underestimate the power of reputation management for food brands.  Brand reputation refers to opinions, perceptions, and beliefs of a company's image by the general public, customers, and stakeholders. Reputation management is the strategy these...

The Impact of Regenerative Agriculture on Food Supply

The Impact of Regenerative Agriculture on Food Supply

"We have to create new solutions... keeping in mind that there are no healthy foods without a healthy environment." - Dr. Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization How society farms, distributes and consumes food has various harmful...