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New Product Launches Dominate Pandemic Sales

While consumers retreated to the basics during the pandemic – as improved sales of staples such as flour, bread, and sugar can attest – several new products broke through the panic to assert themselves in a chaotic market, including multiple $100...

Digital Transformation Can Accelerate Innovation

There’s no time for manual processes in today’s dynamic CPG marketplace. Consumers have already embraced a digital future, from how they research products to how they make their final purchase. The pandemic didn’t start this migration; it just...

McCormick and Kerry Announce 2021 Flavor Trends

The pandemic might be waning, but it’s left in its wake a fundamentally altered landscape for the food and beverage market.

Consumer-Driven New Product Development

As we continue to navigate the pandemic, a new, still-shifting reality is emerging for the food and beverage business.

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.

Gary Nowacki to Headline Food Innovate, Food Sure Summits

Like most industry events over the past year, the 13th annual American Food Innovate Summit is going virtual.

TraceGains, New Hope Network Spark Change for the Supplements Industry

To say the pandemic disrupted trade shows is an understatement. With conferences canceled or moved online, dietary supplements companies have had fewer opportunities to get products in front of buyers. Since most industry experts don’t expect a...

Why Food and Supplements Companies Need to Fail Fast

With seismic shifts in consumer priorities and changing sales channels, pressure for food, beverage, and supplements companies to innovate is at an all-time high.

Five Ways Networked Formula Management Drives Innovation

Shifting regulations, evolving preferences, and disrupted supply chains have made it harder for companies to innovate.