Private Label Brands Find Public Success

Private label products – particularly in the food and beverage business – have travelled a long road to mainstream success. Historically decried as “low budget” brand name alternatives made of inferior materials – thus the lower price – private...

When Are We Going to Stop Eating Meat?

Paul Shapiro, co-founder and CEO of the Better Meat Co. in Sacramento, California, is more than just another food company entrepreneur. He’s a committed animal rights activist, serving as vice president at the Humane Society of the United States...

What You Should Know About CBD as an Ingredient

Roughly 14 percent of American adults are already consuming CBD, mostly in tincture formats. But what most consumers don’t realize is that with CBD, a lot of manufacturers are breaking the traditional “one serving, one dose” paradigm in a rush to...

CBD: Fad or the New Normal?

It’s been a busy year in the CPG business, especially when it comes to the food, beverage, and dietary supplements sectors. There have been so many breaking stories, shifting trends, and updated regulations that it can be tough to keep track of...

Happy Nutritional Year. FDA Issues Final Label Guidance.

Just ahead of the new year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new guidance to help packaged food makers comply with the latest Nutrition Facts label guidelines.

Top Five Stories of 2019

To say 2019 was a big year in the food, beverage, and dietary supplement segments would be an understatement.

Top Five Reasons Suppliers Should Attend TGCon 2020

Suppliers in the food and beverage, and CPG space that build trust with customers win more business. Suppliers shore up that trust when they can quickly deliver the right product to the right customer with excellent customer service along the way.

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...