FDA Approves Magnesium Qualified Health Claims

In a rare – but welcome – regulatory shift, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Jan. 10 that it won’t object “to the use of certain qualified health claims regarding the consumption of magnesium and a reduced risk of high blood...

Report Uncovers Persistent Fraud in EU Herbs and Spices Market

As if the supply chain didn’t have enough problems, frantic manufacturers have one more thing to worry about: adulterated herbs and spices.

Food and Color: What Does It All Mean?

Every December, the Pantone Color Institute picks a color that its experts think will best represent the new year. For 2022, the Pantone business unit chose Very Peri, “a dynamic periwinkle blue hue with a vivifying violet-red undertone.”

Supply Chain Chaos Sends Companies Scrambling

American manufacturing has been outsourcing production overseas for so long that “Made in China” labels are as pervasive as price tags.

Bimbo Had Questions. TraceGains Had Answers.

The exchange of information between suppliers and customers has been a mess in the food and beverage industry as far back as anyone can remember. There are several reasons for this, but it’s driven primarily by the massive duplication of effort that...

Tate & Lyle Names 2022 Food and Beverage Trends

With more pressing concerns – such as transport ships stuck at ports, climbing ingredient prices, and nagging labor issues – it’s easy to think brands might be overlooking longer-term goals, such as new product development.

The Secret to Working with a Co-Man

CPG companies across the board have turned to contract manufacturers (co-mans) as part of their next-generation innovation strategies.

David Acheson Insists OSHA Vaccine Mandate Faces Strong Headwinds

Nearly a year after U.S. regulators approved COVID vaccines for mass production and distribution, the Biden Administration wants employers to help “Stop the Spread.”

Whole Foods Announces 2022 Food and Beverage Trends

Whole Foods might be a lot of things – expensive, innovative, and not as friendly to local suppliers as it used to be – but it’s hard to deny its outsized influence in the food and beverage space.

How Does the Future Look for Food?

Since 2020 went so wildly off the rails, the future of food seems as unpredictable as the rest of the economy.