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Food Business News

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Published every other week — 26 times per year — Food Business News arrives on the desks of the industry’s key decision makers. Our frequency allows us to provide readers immediate insight into the latest technologies and product applications.Its focus on timely news, product development trends and market analysis has earned the publication a reputation of being the perfect merger between business and food science.

The editorial content is driven by the needs of top management, research and development executives, and product development professionals in the food processing industry.

Dairy Business News

Dairy Business News is a special “magazine within a magazine” published monthly inside Food Business News. It is the product development managers’ source for timely information about dairy ingredients and their applications. Advertisers are able to target their dairy message while reaching the entire Food Business News circulation.

Beverage Business News

Beverage Business News is inserted inside Food Business News, and targets the emerging trends within the beverage market. Beverage Business News publishes 6 blockbuster issues per year and advertisers benefit by reaching all of he Food Business News readers in a unique publication specifically developed to showcase the latest trends in the beverage industry.

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Binding: perfect bound
Line Screen: 150-line
Paper: Cover - 80 lb enamel; Body - 50 lb enamel
Inserts: Contact publisher for specifications

Colors: Publication prints standard 4-color process. Metallic and PMS colors are printed at additional costs. At publisher’s discretion, PMS colors may be manufactured from process.

4-color Specifications: Density - Total density of all colors combined in any one area should not exceed 300%. Only one solid color should be used in any one area.

Composition by Publisher: Publisher will compose advertisements and make corrections or alterations at advertiser’s request. The advertiser will be billed a minimal production charge (publisher’s cost + 15%). Proofs will be provided upon request to the advertiser if production deadlines are met.

Material Required: Ads should be submitted in a digital format. PDF/X1a, native InDesign, Quark, Illustrator and PhotoShop documents are accepted for both PC and Mac. All materials must be accompanied by a Kodak Approval or equivalent color proof. Graphic images resolution should be at least 300 dpi and converted to CMYK, minimum 150 line screen. Bitmap image resolution must be 1200 dpi.

Preferred Media: CD or FTP
Files submitted via FTP require a PDF for proofing (plus Kodak Approval or equivalent, as stated above). Mac files must be compressed, using Stuffit Software.
PDF/X1a files can be e-mailed to

Send advertising materials on CD to:
Food Business News
Attn: Nora Wages
4800 Main St., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64112
PH: 816-756-1000 • FAX: 816-756-0494

Sales Representatives

Mike Gude, Director of Publishing

phone: (816) 756-1000 x888

David DePaul, Associate Publisher/Northeast Sales Manager

phone: (816) 756-1000 x829

Bruce Webster, Director of Ingredient Accounts

phone: (816) 756-1000 x885

Lily O'Kane, Classified Advertising Manager

phone: (816)-968-2815