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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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Sustainable Packaging for Your Food Products

Sustainable Packaging for Your Food Products

Have You Switched to Sustainable Packaging for Your Food Products Yet? Did you know that according to 68% of consumers believe that a brand that makes a public promise to observe sustainable practices are more trustworthy? We're coming in hot with the facts this week,...

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Plant-Based Food Manufacturing

Plant-Based Food Manufacturing

Calling All Manufacturers: It's Time Expand to Plant-Based Food Manufacturing As the COVID-19 pandemic continues you evolve the landscape of the food industry as we know it, consumers are falling into new categories of dietary preferences (and offsetting expected...

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Clean Ingredients For Your Food Product

Clean Ingredients For Your Food Product

Tips for Cleaning Up Your Ingredient List for Your Food Product It's no secret that despite rigorous regulations imposed by the FDA, the United States has some of the most lenient food laws in the world. This issue is most concerning when it comes to ingredients that...

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Food Technology

Food Technology

Efficient Manufacturing Through Food Technology Food manufacturing, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, is not for the faint of heart. Consumer health is leading their increasing demands for food that they feel good about eating while their environmental concerns...

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Create Nutrition Label

Create Nutrition Label

Ditch the Food Lab: Discover The New Techie Way to Create a Nutrition Label For decades, manufacturers have relied on food labs in order to provide them with the necessary nutritional analysis required by the FDA in order to create a nutrition label with accompanying...

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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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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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Creating Keto Food Products

Creating Keto Food Products

Creating Keto Food Products with LabelCalc Keto. The Ketogenic Diet. Ketones. Ketosis. We can all agree that Keto might just be the biggest fad to hit the food & beverage industry in the last few years, if not ever. This high fat, low-carb lifestyle has us...

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Ingredients Label Requirements: What You Need to Know

Ingredients Label Requirements: What You Need to Know

Thousands of ingredients are used in today’s manufacturing to make the foods we love and share around the table.  Before the food products make it to our table, however, there’s an extensive process involved for products to be sold, including the nutrition facts label...

How Are Ingredients Listed For Food Labeling?

How Are Ingredients Listed For Food Labeling?

The stress of creating a Nutrition Label for each food product can be daunting for both large corporations and small at-home businesses.  The risk of selling products that fail to be FDA compliant is a real concern for food companies, which should take the necessary...

The 2022 Nutrition Label Checklist

The 2022 Nutrition Label Checklist

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has updated the Nutrition Facts label on all packaged food and drinks in the United States.  These changes come partially thanks to updated scientific information, new research on nutrition, and public input. The goal of...

5 Reasons Nutrition Software is a Must Have for any Restaurant

5 Reasons Nutrition Software is a Must Have for any Restaurant

Consumer demands are also changing as our society shifts to living healthier lifestyles and making proper nutrition choices. In a restaurant setting, consumers appreciate as much information as possible about the foods listed on a menu. Nutrition software becomes the...