Establishing and running a food-manufacturing unit is no easy feat. Setting
up a food division in some locations has obvious advantages especially if the
place has access to skilled labor, raw materials and resources, robust
transportation system, water supply and other favorable assets including
climate and electricity.
Research On A Running Food Factory
A research conducted by a New Jersey firm estimated the annual cost of
running a food factory with 500 employees in a 300,000 square feet space
across 24 regions in North America. While Bay area in the U.S. emerged as
most expensive due to lack of favorable assets, Chicago ranked among the top
10 priciest markets as it offers several assets mentioned above.
In Canada, Eastern Ontario emerged as one of the least expensive markets with
estimated annual factory costs of $30.3 million. The favorable exchange rate
There are several reasons why it might make sense, but it’s important to
figure out which reasons work for you. For example, are you aiming to develop
lucrative, targeted business leads? Do you want to know what’s working in
your industry – and your business – and what isn’t? Are you trying to
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Doing the Research
The first step when you’re thinking about exhibiting at a trade show is to
do your research. Explore the trends that are currently relevant in your
industry. Are there new techno... (more)
What is the Food Industry?
It’s been a long time since the food industry simply involved farmers
taking their crops and livestock to the village market to sell to other
villagers. These days, only hunter-gatherers and subsistence farmers can be
considered as being outside the modern food industry.
These days, the industry is a behemoth, a complex, global, diverse collective
of businesses that involves many steps, from farming crops and livestock, to
slaughterhouses and processing plants, to ready meal processing, to packaging
plants, to grocery store shelves. Each step involves fo... (more)
Despite the conveniences that technology affords us, there are certain things
that we sacrifice as a result. The internet for example, has permeated our
daily lives and makes many things easier, quicker, and even possible. With
these significant advancements in tech, our lives have become much busier,
and we're expected to accomplish more and more in the same amount of time.
Old school, mundane tasks have been replaced with contemporary fast paced,
tight deadline requirements. The result? Heaps of stress.
Since when did we answer emails while driving the kids to their soccer games... (more)