Specification Management is Transforming Retail

It’s the dawn of a new era for retailers. Millennials and the emergent Generation Z are tech savvy, well informed, and eager to share their feelings about retail or product experiences with the simple click of the button.

NSF Updates Non-GMO Certification

Whether it’s organic, gluten-free, or simply natural, consumers want a clear indication of the products they find on store shelves.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend TGCon 2020

Attendees at the 7th annual TraceGains user conference can expect a healthy mix of technical product training and collaborative educational sessions. The goal is to help users streamline daily operations, encourage better internal and supplier...

7 Tips for Making the Most of Your SupplySide West Investment

SupplySide West will be even bigger this year because show organizer, Informa Markets, has expanded to include Food ingredients North America (FiNA). Whether you’re an exhibitor or an attendee just walking the show, it can be an overwhelming...

Keeping Dairy Safe

Instances of food contamination and allergic reactions have become all too commonplace at a time when the technology and regulations put in place to prevent them have never been more robust. 

It’s Time to Admit Dairy Faces Disruption

Historically, when disruption threatens an industry, it’s not an ambush. There are always warning signs.

Overheard at the 12th Annual NLS Food Evolution Summit

TraceGains staff attended the 12th annual NLS Food Innovation Summit last week in Indian Wells, California, and returned home with some interesting tidbits.

Dairy Industry Struggles Continue

Dairy, a longtime staple of the country’s ag economy, is an industry struggling to find its way amid a sea of change. This past year didn’t make things any easier.

Identifying ‘Reasonably Foreseeable’ Hazards Just Got Easier

In 2016, I had the chance to take a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual course to familiarize myself with the requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). It was an overwhelming amount of information for this non-scientist to...

Consumers Want New Products Now. Can You Deliver?

Millennials are now the driving influence in today’s marketplace since Baby Boomers started leaving the workforce in droves.