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Importing Food into the United States

Importing Food into the United States

Importing food into the United States made simple in 5 easy steps. Importing Food into the United States: A Step by Step Guide Importing food into the United States can be a sticky process if you aren't up to date on government requirements. Here are the 5 major...

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2019 Nutrition Facts Labels

2019 Nutrition Facts Labels

As a food manufacturer, you’re probably well aware that nutrition facts labels are something that are always being changed and updated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Nutrition facts labels are also something that can be can quite confusing if you do...

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Navigating the 2019 FDA Label Formatting Rules

Navigating the 2019 FDA Label Formatting Rules

Navigating the 2019 FDA Label Formatting Rules As a food manufacturer, you are probably well aware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a lengthy set of rules and requirements that must be followed for nutrition labeling in the United States. These...

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Protein Label

Protein Label

Nutrient Content Claims for Protein Label: What You Need To know When Americans are looking at which products to buy, they will sometimes make a snap decision based on the nutrient content claims readily available on the packaging. The U.S. Food and Drug...

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FDA Trans Fat Labeling: What You Need to Know

FDA Trans Fat Labeling: What You Need to Know

FDA Trans Fat Labeling: What You Need to Know Many food manufacturers will remember that back in 2013, the FDA declared that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), or trans fats, were no longer considered safe for human consumption. Now, five years later, the FDA has...

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Nutrition Facts Panel Compliance Date

Nutrition Facts Panel Compliance Date

Nutrition Facts Panel Compliance Date: Understanding the Update Food manufacturers who have been in the business for a while will likely have heard all about the changes the FDA intends to make to the nutrition facts panel in the next few years. But for food...

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The Top Four Food Labeling Basics You Need to Know

The Top Four Food Labeling Basics You Need to Know

  Food manufacturers who have created labels for their food products before will likely tell you they learned a lot of information they didn’t really need to know in the end. Hours spent perusing the FDA’s website and reading up on every little detail about food...

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Food Labeling and Marketing

Food Labeling and Marketing

Food Labeling and Marketing: Promoting Your Product With Your Nutrition Facts Panel For busy, well-established food manufacturers, food labeling and marketing is a no-brainer. They’ve learned about the industry, know all about their target consumers, and probably have...

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Percent Daily Value On Food Label

Percent Daily Value On Food Label

Understanding Percent Daily Values on Food Labels Whenever I talk to first-time food manufacturers who are looking to get nutrition facts labels for their products, one of the first things I ask them is if they really understand all the elements of a nutrition facts...

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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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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...