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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.”

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.

Innovation Experts Headline TraceGains Virtual Event

The last few years have been a roller coaster ride for the food and beverage business. But what's stood out is that food and beverage sales have emerged as one of the fastest-growing e-commerce categories.

How to Handle 100 Product Revisions or More

As food and beverage manufacturers know all too well, new product development is an expensive, time-consuming endeavor. But today’s consumers are increasingly eager for new products, and they’re not always patient.

Consumers Want New Products Now. Can You Deliver?

Millennials are now the driving influence in today’s marketplace since Baby Boomers started leaving the workforce in droves.

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.

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.

Specification Management Transforms Retail

It’s the dawn of a new era for retailers. Millennials and Generation Z are educated, tech-savvy, and eager to share their feelings about retail and product experiences across multiple social networks.

Food, Beverage, and Supplements 2021 Innovation Trends

From supply chain transparency to all things plant-based, we've compiled a list of food, beverage, and dietary supplement trends shaping product innovation in 2021.

How Quality Can Drive Innovation

What is the role of quality in CPG manufacturing? The short – textbook – answer is that quality streamlines the production process and ensures finished goods meet or exceed the company’s quality standards.