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January 17, 2017

USDA Revises Rules Around “Best Buy” Label Information

While, outside of infant formula, ‘best buy’ 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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May 31, 2016

Designing Packaging That Jumps Off Store Shelves (PODCAST)

We continue our four-part series discussion with Garden Haus in this podcast where we focus on the element of packaging design, its importance in helping to sell your product to consumers, and what you need to be thinking about when it comes to creating impactful food product packaging. http://media.blubrry.com/smallfoodbiz/p/content.blubrry.com/smallfoodbiz/Graphics3.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:…

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