The Future Burns Bright for CBD

For years, hemp and cannabidiol – better known as CBD – remained relegated to the fringes of the CPG market. But they broke into the mainstream in 2018, in a big way, growing into a $390 million market. Industry analysts expect that to continue,...

Five 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 used to change the...

The First Sold-Out TGCon is in the Books

The sixth annual TGCon wrapped late last week, capping off the annual event’s most successful run yet. TraceGains’ user conference drew a sold-out crowd with hundreds of customers, suppliers, and partners.

Highlights from Day Two of TGCon

As day two dawned on this year’s TGCon, attention turned to the long-burgeoning cannabidiol industry.

Flavor Industry Gathers in Denver to Collaborate on Standards

For thousands of years, spices and herbs have been used to flavor our food. It wasn’t until the industrial revolution, when food was being produced further from urban centers, that the flavors industry began in the United States. Today, the U.S....

Specification Management Set to Transform Retail

We’ve arrived at a new era for retailers. Millennials and the emerging Generation Z are tech savvy, well informed, and ready to share how they feel about a retail experience or product with the click of a button. Large retailers are focused on...

TGCon Takes Over Downtown Denver - Day One

For the sixth year in a row, TraceGains hosted its annual user conference – TGCon – with a return to its Denver roots.

Waste Not, Eat Not

Over the next 30 years, the global food supply chain must feed close to 10 billion people. That will be challenging enough, but nearly insurmountable without tackling the lingering problem of food waste. In the United States alone, some studies...

TraceGains Supports Food for Thought to End Child Hunger

It's no secret that creating a positive company culture drives employee engagement and ultimately improves the bottom line. It seems that every publication, influencer, and organization that specializes in business performance from Gallop to...

Overheard at Future Food-Tech San Francisco

The food, beverage, and supplement industries face big changes over the next few years. Automation is moving from the manufacturing plant to retail storefronts. Plant-based foods are breaking into the mainstream. While consumers are increasingly...