5 Ways Life Will Be Different After COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our lives in ways big and small, millions have lost jobs. Many lucky enough to keep their jobs have been working from home while trying to educate and entertain their kids at the same time.

What COVID-19 Means for Dietary Supplements

The dietary supplements industry has fought for mainstream appeal for years, and the COVID-19 pandemic just might be the moment for the former niche industry to cross the chasm.

Coronavirus Ushers in a New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, with new cases in the United States steady and unemployment still on the rise, it’s looking like we’re in for a long haul. While some sectors, such as food and supplement manufacturing, are emerging and...

COVID-19 is Changing Buying Behavior for Retail

Predictions about the impact of the novel coronavirus on the U.S. economy range from a sustained slowdown to more dire scenarios, but no one is certain. Because the timetable for an end to the outbreak is unknown, manufacturers, distributors, and...

The Grocery Retail Reality During COVID-19

As stay-at-home orders lift and summer heats up, Americans are now responsible for weighing risks as they begin to go to work, eat out, and go on vacation. Throughout the pandemic, grocery store workers have been on the frontlines. Now that we’re...

COVID-19 Sends Mixed Economic Messages

The United States is in uncharted territory due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the economy. While the health and welfare of Americans is the top priority, the repercussions of shutting down most of the U.S. economy are hard to ignore.

Virtual Audits Are Weapons of Choice Against Food Fraud

Our world has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Which begs the question: where should food, beverage, and dietary supplement companies focus their resources while navigating these challenging times?

TraceGains, University of Minnesota Want to Protect the Supply Chain

Disasters cause secondary effects everywhere, as we see right now with COVID-19, and the impact the pandemic is having on the food supply chain. When we consider supply chain disruption, we need to  consider multiple factors.

COVID-19 US Food & Beverage, Supplement, and CPG Industry Report

The impact of COVID-19 on the food, supplement, and CPG industries cannot be understated, with changes in consumer behavior and disrupted supply chains. At-home consumption has gone up while out-of-home consumption has dropped to nearly a...

Finding a Silver Lining in the COVID-19 Cloud

There’s an old curse that reads, “May you live in interesting times.” We’re enduring that right now, with each new day ushering in new COVID-19 cases, the supply chain stretched then, and stock markets switching moods faster than a teenager.