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The Buzz About Trendy Food Label Marketing

The Buzz About Trendy Food Label Marketing

Most food manufacturers have similar goals – sell as much product to consumers as possible. One way for a food manufacturer to stand…

The Science of Food Packaging

The Science of Food Packaging

Since the beginning of food transportation and storage, the main goal of packaged food was to contain it. Today, modern food packaging not…

The Science of Food Packaging
How is America Fed?

How is America Fed?

Road to the Plate is a blog set out to discover just how revolutionized our food supply chain is and uncover the hard work, dedication and innovation of those people and places that make our food one of the world’s most accessible.

Coop or Co-op? The Role of Cooperatives in the Global Food Supply Chain

Coop or Co-op? The Role of Cooperatives in the Global Food Supply Chain

While driving through the countryside, more often than not you will see a business with the word “cooperative” or “co-op” in the title. This isn’t a chicken coop by any means, but what is a co-op? What do they do? What’s their role in agriculture? Since October is National Co-op Month, we’re dedicating this post to cooperative education and their vital role in the food supply chain – both nationally and internationally.

Coop or Co-op? The Role of Cooperatives in the Global Food Supply Chain
What is the Difference Between a Corporate Farm and a Family Farm?

What is the Difference Between a Corporate Farm and a Family Farm?

With nearly 650 member-owners and hundreds of more farmers who produce the corn LifeLine uses to make its corn ingredients for the snack,…

The Miracle of Cornstarch

The Miracle of Cornstarch

Do It Yourself (DIY) videos are fun and include simple, yet ingenious ideas I can use. Not since MacGyver have plastic bottles, string…

The Miracle of Cornstarch

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