Month: May 2018

How to Start a Food Business

How to Start a Food Business

How to Start a Food Business: Expert Tips for Food Manufacturers I get the pleasure of working with first-time food manufacturers quite often in my line of work, and for me, it’s one of the highlights of my job. I absolutely love hearing about people’s creative...

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Nutrition Facts Label Specifications

Nutrition Facts Label Specifications

Nutrition Facts Label Specifications: Tips for Staying Organized It’s easy to get overwhelmed with nutrition facts label specifications. After all, the FDA’s rules are complex, to say the least. Food manufacturers often tell me that when they try to read through all...

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Proprietary Ingredient Nutritional Analysis

Proprietary Ingredient Nutritional Analysis

A Guide to Proprietary Ingredient Nutritional Analysis Not all online nutrition analysis software is created equal. I hear from a lot of food manufacturers who struggle with analyzing their recipes because the databases they are using don’t have the ingredients they...

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Partially Hydrogenated Oil FDA Ruling/Ban

Partially Hydrogenated Oil FDA Ruling/Ban

Understanding the Partially Hydrogenated Oil FDA Ruling/Ban Over the past few years, partially hydrogenated oils have come under a lot of scrutiny. While they’ve been used in food products since the 1950s, mostly to preserve the shelf-life of manufactured foods, the...

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Sesame: The New FDA-Required Allergen Starting Jan 1, 2023

Sesame: The New FDA-Required Allergen Starting Jan 1, 2023

Effective January 1st, 2023, the FDA will declare sesame as the ninth major food allergen. This means food manufacturers that create products with Sesame in them, must now declare Sesame on their Contains Statement.   The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection...

What Needs to Be on an FDA Nutrition Label?

What Needs to Be on an FDA Nutrition Label?

Creating a new food product can be equally as exciting as it is overwhelming. Meeting FDA standards requires significant research, time, and trial and error. So how can inventors create new and innovative food products with ease? Understanding what exactly needs to be...

The FDA Made These Changes to The Nutrition Fact Labels in 2022

The FDA Made These Changes to The Nutrition Fact Labels in 2022

As of 2022, the FDA made significant changes to the nutrition facts label that all brands must adhere to. If companies struggle to meet new FDA regulations, they run the risk of being shut down due to a lack of compliance.  Regulations are constantly-evolving due to...

How to Tackle FDA Regulations as a New Food Business

How to Tackle FDA Regulations as a New Food Business

As a new business, it can feel daunting to tackle FDA Regulations. Creating a new product alone is a large feat. The journey of getting your product from creation to the shelves is an even larger one. What if it didn’t have to be so challenging? There’s an easier,...