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April 11, 2017

Guest Post – Is Your Product’s Packaging Ready for Retail?

You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover or a product by its packaging, but unfortunately, everyone does anyways! Your packaging can play a major role in your product’s success, so it’s imperative that you get it right. What exactly are grocery store distributors, retailers, and customers looking for when it comes to packaging? Follow…

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February 21, 2017

What Food Businesses Need To Know About Nutrition Labels (PODCAST)

Nutrition labels and nutritional analysis.  Do you need them for your products?  And if so, what do you need to know about getting them done correctly.  That’s what we’re focused on in today’s podcast. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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January 17, 2017

USDA Revises Rules Around “Best By” Label Information

While, outside of infant formula, ‘best by’ information on food labels is not required by the federal government, it is a way that many food producers use to alert consumers to when a product’s quality may begin to degrade.  If you’ve worked hard to win over a new customer, the last thing you want is…

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August 17, 2016

90% of Consumers Read Labels

In AllRecipes’ recent Measuring Cup report, the company’s research found that 9 out of 10 consumers read product labels before purchasing a new product.

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August 4, 2016

National GMO Bill Signed

After years of back and forth and much pressure from a public that asked for clarity in their food products, President Obama signed into effect a national GMO labeling bill last week. Like most things going through the US political system these days, there are some things to cheer about and some things that may…

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