IFDA 회원들에게 두 종류의 사업 운영 벤치마킹 조사 - (1) 분기 성과 추적 조사, (2) 격년제 운영 동향 조사 -를 제공하기 위한 등록 페이지가 IFDA 홈페이지에 오픈했다. Registration is open for "How You Can Benefit from IFDA's Operational Benchmarking," a webinar designed to show IFDA members how to participate in the two Operational Benchmarking surveys: The Quarterly Performance Tracking Survey (opening April 15) and the biennial Operational Trends Survey (opening in June.) The webinar takes place on April 10 at 2:00 PM EDT and is complimentary to all IFDA Distributor members. Registered attendees will also be sent a recording of the webinar. For more information and to register,click here.
지난 3월 15일 Sysco는 Tom Bene을 새로운 부사장 및 머천다이징 대표로 임명하였다. Sysco Corporation announced that Tom Bene will join the company, effective April 15, in the newly created role of executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. In addition to overseeing merchandising, Bene also will have direct responsibility for supply chain and quality assurance activities, while working closely with senior leaders on Sysco's sales, marketing and operations teams, reported myidaccess. Full Story
지난달 유럽을 강타한 말고기 사태 (쇠고기 가공 식품에 말고기를 섞어서 판매한 사건) 이후 판매가 중단됐던 IKEA 미트볼이 농장 부터 최종 고객 까지 종합적으로 관리하는 새로운 유통 시스템을 도임한 후 유럽 시장에서 판매를 재개했다.
IKEA's trademark meatballs are returning to its European menu after last month's horsemeat scare, with new supply chain controls "from farm to fork."Meatballs from Familjen Dafgard, which supplies nearly all IKEA stores in Europe, would be back in all stores by mid-April. The company made Familjen Dafgard drop eight of its 15 suppliers, including the importer of the meat that contained horse, and would cut the number of purchasing countries, reportedReuters. Full Story
2012년, 필리핀에 대한 미국의 식품 및 음료 수출은 8억5천9백만 달러를 기록하면서, 2011년 기록을 13% 초과 성하였다. In 2012, U.S. food and beverage exports to the Philippines surpassed 2011 sales by 13% to a record $859 million. In the past 10 years, U.S. food and beverage sales more than quintupled. The top U.S. exports were dairy products, meat & poultry, snack foods, and processed fruits & vegetables.USDA Report
네덜란드 식재료 회사인 CSM은 수익성 있는 식재료 사업에 집중하기 위해 베이커리 공급 부문을 미국 사모펀드사인 론캐피탈에게 8억5천만 유로 (미화 11억 달러)에 매각하는데 합의했다.
Dutch food ingredients group CSM agreed to sell its bakery supplies business for 850 million euros ($1.1 billion) to U.S. private equity firm Rhone Capital, and would focus on more profitable food ingredients. CSM put its bakery supplies business, which makes muffins and pastries for European and U.S. retailers, up for sale in May 2012, blaming weak consumer spending and high raw material prices, reported Reuters. Full Story
소프트 드링크 판매량이 감소하고, 에너지 드링크 판매량이 소프트 드링크 판매량을 앞질렀다.
Energy drink sales are way up while soft drink sales are down. Monster Beverage recorded a 19.1% growth in sales volume in 2012, followed by Red Bull at 17% and Rockstar at 8%. Coca-Cola reported a 1% decline in sales volume while PepsiCo's sales volume fell 2.5%. U.S. sales of carbonated soft drinks declined 1.2% in 2012, and the total sales volume of 9.166 billion 192-oz. cases is down to approximately the level it was in 1996, according to Beverage Digest. Per capita consumption in the U.S. was down to its lowest since 1987, falling to 701 8-oz. servings in 2012, from 714 in 2011 and 728 in 2010. Full Story
피너클푸드(냉동 가공식품기업)가 올해 IPO를 공시했다. Pinnacle Foods could file an IPO this year, according to speculation by CNBC's Jim Cramer.The company's potential IPO filing is supported by the success of past 2013 IPO's, and because Pinnacle has "a big frozen food business" and grocery business, the analyst claimed, and is "getting out of lower-margin businesses and they've cut costs." Comparing metrics to rival B&G, Jim Cramer thinks "$30 is a pretty reasonable target" for the offering, reported CNBC.Full Story
듀퐁과 몬산토가 일련의 기술특허 사용계약을 체결하면서, 농장에 제공 가능한 종자 제품의 종류가 확대될 것으로 전망된다. DuPont and Monsanto reached a series of technology licensing agreements that will expand the range of seed products they can offer farmers. The agreements - under which DuPont will eventually pay the St. Louis crop-biotechnology company a total of $1.75 billion - include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto's next-generation soybean technologies in the U.S. and Canada. Under the agreements, DuPont's Pioneer business - which develops advanced plant genetics to provide farmers with high-quality seeds - will be able to offer Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans as early as 2014, and Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Xtend glyphosate and dicamba tolerant soybeans as early as 2015, reported The Wall Street Journal. Full Story (WSJSubscription Required)
대만은 콜로라도산 생감자 수입을 승인했다. Fresh potato exports from Colorado were approved in Taiwan. The Taiwan Ministry of Agriculture approved the measure to accept Colorado potatoes, despite tight inventories for the 2012 crop. The market for U.S. fresh potatoes is valued at $5.1 million for 10,600 metric tons in the country, reported The Packer Online. Full Story
호주 빅토리아주 골번밸리의 농민들은 점핵 복숭아 (씨앗이 과육에 달라 붙어 있는 복숭아, 식감이 좋지 않아 식용 수요가 적으며 주로 복숭아 넥타, 통조림 등 복숭아 가공 식품 원료로 쓰임) 풍년을 맞았는데, 시장 수요가 없어 거의 다 버려질 처지에 놓였다. Australian farmers in Victoria's Goulburn Valley experienced such a bumper crop of clingstone peaches, that it is going to waste due to lack of market demand. A food box delivery company, Aussie Farmers Direct plans to 'rescue' tons of peaches by creating a new consumer market for the surplus fruit, reported Australian Food News.Full Story
아침 식사로 단백질을 풍부하게 섭취하면 식욕 조절에 도움이 되고, 밤에 간식 섭취를 줄이는 것으로 판명됐다.
Eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control and reduces unhealthy snacking in the evening, according to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. It is the first time the impact of breakfast consumption on daily appetite and evening snacking has been studied. The consumption of the high-protein breakfast led to increased fullness or "satiety" along with reductions in brain activity that is responsible for controlling food cravings, reportedScience Daily. Full Story