The New Grocery Retail Reality

As the COVID vaccination rate nears 50% in the United States and the last of the emergency orders have lifted, consumers have returned to something resembling normal.

COVID-19 Has Changed Buying Behavior for Retail

More than a year after the start of the pandemic, the timetable for an end to the outbreak remains unclear. Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in the food and beverage business continue to pursue long-term strategies that consider the...

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 supplements companies focus their resources while navigating these challenging times?

5 Ways Life Will Be Different After COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our lives in ways too numerous to count. Several of these changes are temporary, and things will slowly return over time to some semblance of a new normal.

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 high. While some sectors, such as food and supplements manufacturing, have thrived during the crisis, other industries continue to struggle. At...

COVID-19 Sends Mixed Economic Messages

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

TraceGains, University of Minnesota Want to Protect the Supply Chain

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

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

The impact of COVID-19 on the food, supplement, and CPG industries can’t be understated, with changes in consumer behavior and disrupted supply chains.

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, with each new day ushering in new COVID-19 cases, the supply chain stretched then, and stock markets switched moods faster than a teenager.