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That damn stock market. I can’t help but watch each day and wonder where it’s going and what is happening to my retirement fund. Inflation, omicron, the end of quantitative easing…. you name it. It’s all keeping me up at night since early November. I know, I’m not alone. If that wasn’t enough, look at
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My son just completed his first day on the job, after graduating from a state college with a degree in Marketing. His job search was more difficult than he expected, thanks in large part to his internship in 202 being cancelled due to the pandemic. Without that experience, he wasn’t quite sure in which direction
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I read a piece this morning regarding email fatigue and the “proper” frequency for sending out emails to avoid disengagement among recipients. According to a survey in this piece, respondents report 8.1 emails per month which is a slight decline from recent years. They suggest that this is being driven down because of lower response
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With the holiday break now over, I have returned to the gym, just like the many millions of people who have resolved to get into better shape. For many years, I found this to be a cynical exercise as around 25% of people don’t stick to their resolutions for even a single week! But I
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So this morning I read an article on the Food Manufacturing Magazine website that the FTC has ordered nine of the most prominent retailers, wholesalers and CPG firms in our industry to submit information on supply chain disruptions. The orders are going out to Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Associated Wholesale Grocers, McLane Co,
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On Sunday, my eye caught an article in the Washington Post titled, “Thanksgiving dinner will cost more this year. Here’s how to save money.” On the one hand I read this as a consumer who has already shelled out more than enough this season for Thursday’s meal, but on the other, my interest had more
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This morning, I read a great piece from Krista Garver at Food Industry Executive. It was an interview of Christie Lagally, CEO and founder of Rebellyous Foods. Christie is not only the keynote speaker at next week’s Process Expo Women’s Alliance Network Breakfast, she is also a guest panelist for the ‘Tomorrow’s Foods Today: Plant
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This morning I had a great conversation with Vic Rose, Founder of G-Free Di Tobia who has generously donated the ingredients for gluten-free focaccia roll production line at Process Expo next month. This line will feature daily demonstrations of the production of this popular product, starting from the mixing of ingredients and running all the
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As we hold the last round of planning calls for the various panels we’ll be putting on as part of the PROCESS EXPO University education program, a comment made by one of the alt-protein manufacturers stuck with me. Not to give any secrets about what she’ll raise as one of her main concerns, but she
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