Author: Chris Bekermeier

Chris’ experience with Scott Paper and ConAgra has allowed him to sell and manage leading brands such as Scottissue®, Viva® Towels, Healthy Choice® and Butterball®. He received his B.S. in business management from Eastern Illinois University and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Chris currently leads marketing efforts to grow PacMoore’s food contract manufacturing business in the areas of dry blending, spray drying, extrusion, re-packaging, and consumer packaging.

Part 2 – Vetting a Co-Packer 101

advice on hiring a co-packer

This is the second part of our two part series on Vetting a Co-Packer. You may want to start reading on Part 1. Both parts…

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Part 1 – Vetting a Co-Packer 101

contract packaging co-packer insights

I recently read a worthwhile blog series by Patrick Nycz at Newpoint Marketing which came out of a roundtable they hosted at their Emerging Food…

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What’s Behind The Rise In Demand For Specialty Foods?

Demand for Specialty Food

What’s Behind The Rise In Demand For Specialty Foods A lot goes into the thought process behind consumer food choices, but it wasn’t always that…

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Infographic – 12 Keys for Selecting the Best Contract Manufacturer

Outsourcing is a growing trend in the business world today and it is not limited in function as it ranges from human resources to sales…

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Why Transparency Matters In The Food Manufacturing Industry

Natural Food Transparency Traceability

Over time, food labels have gone from nonexistent to largely ignored. But once again, that’s all changing. The long-overlooked food label is now closely scrutinized…

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How to Get a Food Startup off the Ground with a Co-Packer

How to get a food industry startup off the ground with a co-packer

There are so many intelligent, creative people coming up with great ideas for new food products every day. Somehow, a great number of these products…

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Organic versus Non-GMO Labels

Organic Vs. Non GMO Labels PacMoore

With more and more consumers seeking to avoid food products made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), many are wondering about the differences between organic and…

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Announcing liquid processing at PacMoore!

liquid processing blending pacmoore contract manufacturing

Liquid Processing at PacMoore What?? Is that a typo? A mistake? Isn’t PacMoore a dry ingredient contract manufacturer? Dry blending, extrusion, spray drying, consumer packaging?…

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Re-Post: Animal Protein VS Plant Protein

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This blog was originally published on 9/15/2016 but the information is still incredibly useful! You can find the original here: pacmoore.com/plant-animal-proteins. The number of food…

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The Transformation Factor: Multiplying Together

transformation factor

It has been said that Culture trumps Strategy. Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated takes this a step further by believing that Culture trumps Everything. Last…

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A Fresh Approach: Milk Protein Used To Make Biodegradable Food Wrap

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Packaging is an industry that is constantly changing. Researchers are always looking into environmentally friendly solutions for everyday packaging needs. PacMoore believes in innovating the…

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Industry Insights – F4SS Bi-annual Meeting

Industry conferences and seminars are good for many things including networking, renewing connections face-to-face, building a larger network of possible sales targets, showcasing new products…

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Christmas Spiritual Fellowship with Bill Moore

Bill Moore Fellowship blog

Spiritual Fellowships are a unique and treasured hallmark of PacMoore. They are scheduled at each of our production facilities every month and have been faithfully…

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Finding a Contract Manufacturer – Website Directories That Can Help

At PacMoore, our hope is that we will be able to provide solutions to any and every new project our customers bring to us. But…

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Are Plant Proteins as Good for You as Animal Proteins?

Three different types of seeds on wooden spoons.

The number of food products on the market which contain added protein is quickly growing. Most of these foods use protein derived from plant sources,…

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