About This Blog

Welcome to Food for Thought, Stellar’s blog where our process engineering, design-build, refrigeration, thermal and automation experts share knowledge and insights gained from over 30 years of work in the food manufacturing and distribution industry.

Since our company was founded in 1985, we’ve focused on the food industry, serving some of the world’s most forward-thinking food and distribution companies such as Nestlé, Kraft, Starbucks, Heinz, Food Lion, Burris Logistics, United States Cold Storage and Sysco Foods.

Every day, we provide solutions to meet food companies’ complex challenges, from rising commodity and energy costs to an evolving consumer base and ever-increasing food safety concerns. On this 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 industry.

We cover a range of topics such as food safety, energy efficiency, processing trends, design-build best practices, advances in refrigeration, new technologies, materials and techniques and more.

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