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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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Understanding Nutrition Labels

A Guide to Understanding Nutrition Labels: Your Top Questions Answered First-time food manufacturers have a lot of learning to do. And while the learning curve that comes with recipe testing, finalizing your first product, or figuring out how to package your product...

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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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Why Your Nutrition Facts Panel Must List

Why Your Nutrition Facts Panel Must List

Why Your Nutrition Facts Panel Must List: A Guide to Mandatory Information Last week, I was working with a small-business owner who was getting ready to create the nutrition facts panel for her product, and she asked a really good question. Essentially, she wanted to...

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Nutrition Label vs Supplement Label

Nutrition Label vs Supplement Label

Nutrition Label vs Supplement Label: Understanding the Differences Nutrition labeling is a whole new world for folks just starting out in the food manufacturing industry. There certainly is a lot to figure out when it comes to FDA labeling guidelines, from formatting...

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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 Analysis Software Comparison

Nutrition Analysis Software Comparison

Nutrition Analysis Software Comparison: Picking the Best One The food manufacturing business is booming. From small artisanal brands that are creating their very first product to big companies that make entire lines of products, it’s a field full of variety. When it...

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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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Variety Pack Food Labeling

Variety Pack Food Labeling

Variety Pack Food Labeling: What You Need to Know About Aggregate Food Labels I remember a client telling me that when she was a kid, she got to enjoy variety pack of mini cereal boxes—but just on her birthday. Normally, her mother wouldn’t allow her to have sweet...

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Single Ingredient Food Labeling

Single Ingredient Food Labeling

A Guide to Single Ingredient Food Labeling Using Online Nutrition Analysis I recently worked with a client who had an incredible passion for pumpkin seeds. She came to me a few months before launching her dream product—pure, raw, organic Austrian pumpkin seeds—to get...

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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...