About This Blog

Welcome to Food for Thought, Stellar’s educational blog where our process engineering, design-build, refrigeration, thermal and automation experts share knowledge and insights gained from more than 36 years of experience in the food manufacturing and distribution industry.

Since our design-build firm was founded in 1985, we’ve been serving some of the world’s most forward-thinking food, beverage and distribution companies worldwide including Nestlé, Kraft, Starbucks, Heinz, Bell & Evans, Cuisine Solutions, Boar’s Head, Americold, United States Cold Storage and Sysco Foods.

Every day, we provide solutions to meet the complex challenges faced by food & beverage companies every day. From rising commodity and energy costs to an evolving consumer base and ever-increasing food safety concerns, food & beverage manufacturers must remain constantly vigilant. In this Food for Thought blog, our experts share thought-provoking ideas, best practices and useful information to help you solve problems, improve your bottom line and remain at the cutting edge of the food & beverage industry.

Topics discussed range across all areas of interest to food & beverage manufacturers including food safety, energy efficiency, process engineering/packaging trends, design-build best practices, advances in refrigeration, new technologies, materials and techniques.

We look forward to your thoughts and contributions. If you have any questions about the blog or wish to suggest a topic, please email foodforthought@stellar.net.

An Award-Winning Blog

Stellar’s Food for Thought blog is followed by leaders across the food & beverage manufacturing industry. We are proud of the awards it has already won and we believe this newly redesigned version will continue to be an important source of valuable information for our readers.