General Mills is boosting its use of contract manufacturers to meet spikes in demand caused by the pandemic. Read More
Monthly Archives: July 2020
A shortage of aluminum cans, exacerbated by the pandemic situation, is affecting major brewers to the point where they have to cut back on their beer SKUs. Read More
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From TWIN CITIES BUSINESS: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner Steve Grove said that the state had four million disposable masks that it could start distributing through chambers of commerce around the state as soon as Friday to businesses that need assistance. Read More
MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE: The Minnesota Retailers Association (MnRA), with members across the state, neither supports nor opposes the mask mandate, said Bruce Nustad, the group’s president. “We know from seeing orders in other states, that when retailers are expected to be the enforcer of mask orders it can be dangerous for retail employees,” the MnRA […]
In the last week, Wisconsin has seen 6,120 new COVID-19 cases. In all of July, Wisconsin has seen 16,188 new positive tests. With more than a week left in the month, Wisconsin has already shattered is record for total number of positive cases in a month by roughly 5,000 new cases – May saw 11,549 […]
More people are choosing products with plant protein for environmental reasons, according to a survey released in June by Mattson, which advises clients on new product development. Other findings were pulses are viewed favorably as a source of protein, and many people like the flavor of nuts in milk alternatives. Read More
Testifying before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security yesterday, Governor Pritzker called on the federal government to require face coverings for individuals in public and to devise a better national strategy centered around testing and contact tracing to try to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Governor also asked for more help from the […]
Quarantine may be fading, but our love of trivia is not. Keep yourself entertained with our social distance-approved Food Facts Trivia Quiz. Take the quiz!
On Tuesday, Public Health Madison and Dane County announced that starting at 8 a.m. Monday, everyone age 5 and older will be required to wear a face covering or mask in any enclosed building where other people could be present — except for in their homes. Read more.