COVID-19 Impacts Food and Supplement Supply Chains

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the world’s food systems and disrupting regional agricultural trade and value chains. The FAO has warned that food shortages are a real risk in the...

Top Five Stories of 2019

To say 2019 was a big year in the food, beverage, and dietary supplements segments would be an understatement. Sales in the food and beverage space surpassed $7.8 billion, a 3.8% jump over 2018.

Can Brokers Survive the Supply Chain Data Crisis?

Today’s food supply chain is truly a global network. Experts estimate that about $14 trillion worth of food makes its way through the chain every year.

Waste Not, Eat Not

Over the next 30 years, the global food supply chain must feed close to 10 billion people. That will be challenging enough, but nearly impossible without tackling the lingering problem of food waste. In the United States alone, some studies...

Who Owns the Supply Chain?

We all know that the supply chain doesn’t write checks, isn’t a chain, and is riddled with risks. Few, however, know that food makes up the most significant portion of the CPG supply chain. So, this unruly beast is vast. It’s global and speaks...

Canada Tightens Food Safety Laws

Canadians can eat a little more comfortable with the implementation of a pair of new food safety laws that replace more than a dozen outdated sets of regulations. On Jan. 15, Canada’s Safe Food for Canadians Act and Safe Food for Canadians...

2018’s Top Food and Beverage Stories

This year crammed enough news to fill more than a mere 12 months. From the World Cup to a royal wedding to devastating wildfires out west, there’s been no shortage of headlines in 2018.

Supplements Stand at a Crossroads

 

It’s no secret that companies lose money when new product launches don’t make their deadlines. What’s not as well known is that spending more money upfront on new product development, and sticking to a timeline, can save a company millions of...

Supplement Supply Chain Needs Transparency, Compliance Software Now

Managing compliance for raw materials, suppliers, and label claims can be the bottleneck cutting off the flow of getting new products to market. It’s common knowledge that the conventional process for qualifying suppliers and collecting...

The New Gold Standard for Collaboration

The food, beverage, and supplements industries face a host of new challenges as they struggle to stay competitive in increasingly crowded markets.