Food and Color: What Does It All Mean?

Each year, the Pantone Color Institute forecasts the color that best represents the year ahead. In a bold move that reflects our times’ complexity, the color authority chose not one but two hues for its Color of the Year: the neutral Ultimate...

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.

6 Steps to Help Cut Sodium in Product Formulations

The average American consumes 3,400 milligrams (mg) of sodium every day. These levels are nearly 50% higher than the 2,300 mg limit set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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.

Local Ingredient Sourcing Gains Popularity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture identified local and regional food systems as one of four pillars to revitalize the rural economy, create jobs, and improve access to fresh, healthy food for millions of Americans.

Get More Value from Your ERP with a Networked Approach

According to an Allied Market Research report, the global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software market will reach $78.4 billion by 2026. Factors fueling this growth are demand for operational efficiency and transparency and desire for...

Ride the Organic and Functional Food Growth Wave

The pandemic has produced a tale of two consumers: those who turned to alcohol and junk food and the 75% of consumers who sought out healthier options.

Five Steps to Transform Your Specification Program

Building and maintaining raw material and finished goods specifications is crucial for getting new products to customers. But it's a time-consuming process.

CPG Companies Push for Greater Diversity, Inclusion

Historically, doing good in business was the exception, not the rule. Today, though, consumers want more than just affordable or top-quality products – or both. They want food made by workers who earn a living wage. They want drinks produced...

Top Food and Beverage Blogs to Follow

Your job demands you stay on top of the latest news and best practices. Evolving regulations, shifting supply chains, and changing consumer preferences make it hard to keep up while staying on track with work. We've compiled a list of the top...