Top 5 Reasons Companies Fail Audits and How to Avoid Them

To paraphrase an old axiom: If passing audits were easy, everybody would do it.

Behind the Scenes as a Food Safety Auditor

TraceGains has proudly partnered with Nancy Scharlach, President and Chief Technical Director for FSMA International for over five years. Nancy is a Lead Instructor for FSMA Rule Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) and FSPCA Preventive...

Three Trends Driving New Products in 2022

As 2021 starts to wind down, it’s time to look ahead at what 2022 might have in store for the food and beverage industries.

Get into the Consumer’s Mind with Design Thinking

New products remain key revenue drivers for food and beverage companies. Yet, after hitting an all-time high in 2016, the number of new product launches has leveled off at an average of about 20,000 annually, according to the latest data from...

Cooking with Gas - and TraceGains at NEXT

They say that when a habit starts to cost money, it becomes a hobby. If that’s the case, then most of us have some accounting to do.

TraceGains Names Gary Iles to Lead Marketing, Business Development

If the last 18 months have taught us anything, it’s that change remains an unavoidable part of life – and business. As a company committed to helping customers transform the way they operate, TraceGains embraces change.

CBD Market Suffers from Federal Inaction, Consumer Confusion

While most food, beverage, and dietary supplement companies saw sales growth in a tumultuous 2020, the pandemic wasn’t as kind to the CBD market. But increased competition and persistent regulatory uncertainty both played a part in putting a drag...

A Perfect Storm Slams U.K. Supply Chain

As the Delta variant drives the third wave of global infections, the United Kingdom faces a “pingdemic” after the National Health Service’s contact-tracing app has “pinged” nearly 2 million citizens with a call to self-isolate.

FDA Denies Charlotte’s Web Supplement, Reigniting CBD Debate

CBD’s meandering path to mainstream acceptance suffered a setback this week when the U.S. Food and Beverage Administration (FDA) challenged an application from Charlotte’s Web Holdings Inc. for a new CBD dietary supplement.

What to Expect at NEXT 2021

It’s been less than two years since we’ve all been able to get together in person, have a few drinks, and talk shop. But it feels like a lifetime.