The topic of safety in the production process is of the utmost importance to any entrepreneur or business that is developing food for commercial sales. Foodborne illnesses are a preventable, underreported public health problem, which place a burden on consumers while negatively affecting a company’s sales and brand.
The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) offers the following resources to help avoid common food safety issues: Continue Reading Food Safety Resources
This project shows that feeding DDGS does not cause defects in Swiss cheese; and can be utilized by ethanol and dairy producers when making decisions about their feed rations. Continue Reading Distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are not to blame for low-quality Baby Swiss cheese
Idea to reality: Create a non-nut snack that appeals to those with nut allergies and build an allergen-free kitchen for the production of these and other foods. AURI’s role: AURI assisted in product and process development, trouble-shooting, shelf-life guidance, nutritional labeling, test market research and scale-up. In addition, AURI provided cost-share assistance for UPC labeling and to secure Non-GMO and Vegan Certifications. Outcomes: Nots! owner Rob Fuglie recently opened an… Continue Reading Fergus Foods/Nots snacks