Our top articles for March include an exploration of paper-based packaging as a long-term alternative to plastic, a look at the world’s most ethical F&B companies, and best practices for managing cold chain logistics.
This article by guest author Charles Haverfield highlights the recent migration many companies have made to paper-based packaging alternatives. He delves into why paper-based alternatives are the best solution to replace plastic packaging in food products and highlights some of the key areas where companies can succeed with this packaging.
Guest author Buffy Hagerman talks about the future of automation in the food industry and highlights its sometimes challenging history. She covers a full range of automation forms, including robotics and artificial intelligence, and also talks about some of the benefits that come from automation.
Ethisphere recognized the world’s most ethical companies, and quite a few F&B companies made the list. PepsiCo. has been on the list every year since its inception 17 years ago, and Kellogg Company has been on the list 15 times. Applicants are evaluated in five categories centered around ethics.
#4. Keeping It Fresh: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Cold Chain Logistics in the Food Industry
Guest author Anar Mammadov discusses the demanding logistics of maintaining the temperature-controlled supply chain of perishable goods like food products. He touches on tech innovations as well as the environmental benefits of maintaining a robust cold chain.
Guest author Karen Roelandts highlights her experience heading a contract foodservice provider and the unique perspective her organization had in navigating various challenges during the pandemic. She talks about key HR trends that will frame the 2023 workplace, including talent, retention, and career pathing.