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Creating Functional Food Products for Retail Sale

Creating Functional Food Products for Retail Sale

How to Create a Successful Food Product in 2022 If you're considering making a career out of creating and selling food products to consumers in any capacity, how do you know where to start?  You might be surprised to find out that anywhere from 70-90% of food retail...

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FDA and Sesame

FDA and Sesame

FDA Encourages Citation of Sesame on Food Labels Since 2004, the FDA has required that manufacturers cite the Top 8 Food Allergens in an allergen statement on all of their food products in addition to their nutrition facts panel and ingredient statement. This...

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Cell-Cultured

Cell-Cultured

FDA Publishes Request for Comment for Cell-Cultured Seafood Products Over the last few years, we've seen substantial growth in the plant-based market-creating meat substitutes to reduce the environmental impact of traditional livestock farming practices. To put it...

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Nutrient Content Claims on a Food Label

Nutrient Content Claims on a Food Label

How to Cite Nutrient Content Claims on a Food Label As we move into part three of our "claims series", you may want to grab a pen and a pad of paper as we dive into nutrient content claims on a food label as this particular portion of claim citation comes with several...

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Food Retail Safety

Food Retail Safety

Food Retail Safety Precautions During COVID-19 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to changes the way that we do food retail, an emerging concern among consumers is their continued personal safety as states begin to relax regulations and life begins to (somewhat)...

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Expanding to Grocery

Expanding to Grocery

Expanding to Grocery: Should You Do It? Normally we save these posts for our sister site, MenuCalc, which serves the restaurant and foodservice industry. However, as of late the lines have begun to get a little, shall we say, blurred? In the wake of the coronavirus...

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Grocery E-Commerce

Grocery E-Commerce

Grocery E-Commerce is on the Rise and Here to Stay It is no secret that the current coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe has rearranged the way that the consumer meets their basic needs, especially in regards to purchasing groceries. According to an interview...

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Functional Food and Beverages

Functional Food and Beverages

Coronavirus Increases Demand for Functional Food and Beverages While the worldwide pandemic remains in full swing and the the CPG industry continues to ebb and flow around the demands of the consumer, one thing has become abundantly clear: the demand for functional...

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Direct to Consumer

Direct to Consumer

How COVID-19 is Changing Direct to Consumer Sales It's not likely that Jeff Besos will be feeling threatened anytime soon, but the spread of COVID-19 has made CPG brands drastically more aware of how they conduct their direct-to-consumer (D2C) sales. Although Amazon...

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COVID-19 and CPG

COVID-19 and CPG

COVID-19 and CPG: Supplying the Demand During this COVID-19 epidemic, each branch of the food industry has felt the pressure of inexplicable amounts of change and every business has been ejected out of their comfort zone. Whether you’re a single-location restaurant...

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What is LabelCalc?

LabelCalcⓇ is one of FoodCalc LLC’s two nutrition analysis products, created to help meet the needs of the food industry. Based in San Francisco, CA, we are a nationally recognized provider of online nutrition analysis that is fast, accurate, and FDA-compliant.

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What Needs To Be On The New FDA Food Label

What Needs To Be On The New FDA Food Label

Welcome to 2022 - The Year of Compliance! After an extended grace period due to COVID-19, the FDA is reinforcing its regulations for 2022 and beyond. It will be of utmost importance this year to make sure your product nutrition labels are up to date for compliance....

Creating Functional Food Products for Retail Sale

Creating Functional Food Products for Retail Sale

How to Create a Successful Food Product in 2022 If you're considering making a career out of creating and selling food products to consumers in any capacity, how do you know where to start?  You might be surprised to find out that anywhere from 70-90% of food retail...

Food Manufacturing for Beginners

For the last 15 years, we have helped budding food entrepreneurs, small food businesses, and established manufacturers with their nutrition labeling and FDA-compliance needs. And we've found after nearly 2 decades in business that those who need resources and...

How to Start Selling Food Products Online

How to Start Selling Food Products Online

A Beginner's Guide to Selling Your Food Products Online For the budding food manufacturer, getting your food products into retail has never been so accessible. While you may want to go the brick-and-mortar route of consulting with a major grocery retail chain, a lot...