Denis Storey

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Health Claims Substantiation for Risk-Free Innovation

Dietary supplements and natural food manufacturers are well aware of how much work goes into product labels – and how much trouble awaits them if they get it wrong. But what many companies don’t fully grasp is how regulators view – and react to –...

TraceGains, New Hope Network Spark Change for the Supplements Industry

To say the pandemic disrupted trade shows is an understatement. With conferences canceled or moved online, dietary supplements companies have had fewer opportunities to get products in front of buyers. Since most industry experts don’t expect a...

Consumers Still Confused about Allergen Labels

At least a quarter of Americans actively avoid products with allergens when they go shopping. That adds up to 85 million underserved consumers who get stressed out looking for food and beverages for themselves or loved ones, according to research...

Forget Meat, Let’s Eat Protein

Paul Shapiro, co-founder and CEO of the Better Meat Co. in Sacramento, California, is more than just another food company entrepreneur.

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.

5 Easy Steps to Innovation

Innovation has always driven growth in the food and beverage business. It can be the foundation of research and development, which gives birth to new products. It can be a dramatic new approach to marketing. Or it can be a change in direction of...

Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

Every CPG manufacturer follows a basic set of guidelines during the production process. For U.S. food, beverage, and dietary supplements manufacturers, those rules are known as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) – or Current Good Manufacturing...

How to Handle 100 Product Revisions or More

As food and beverage manufacturers know all too well, new product development is an expensive, time-consuming endeavor. But today’s consumers are increasingly eager for new products, and they’re not always patient.

Mandatory GMO Labeling: Pros and Cons

Genetically modified (GMO) – or bioengineered (BE) – food labeling remains a hotly debated topic. Admittedly, the facts – numbers – can be confusing, to say the least. 

Product Development: Start with the End in Mind

Kimberly Schaub is a senior product development scientist who, most recently, worked with Bulletproof 360, a company that makes coffee and tea products.