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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Top Three Dietary Supplements Stories from 2020

The pandemic proved to be a boon for the dietary supplements market, but a closer look reveals more of a mixed economic bag.

Top 2020 Food and Beverage Trends

2020 upended nearly everything we know about the food and beverage business. As the pandemic spread across the globe, keeping consumers at home and putting pressure on the supply chain, manufacturers, retailers, and consumers have all had to...

Specification Management Helps Companies Embrace New Flavors

Staying ahead of market trends is only as valuable as your company’s ability respond to them.