EnsembleIQ announces the launch of its benchmarking platform for suppliers of technology solutions for the retail industry. The Retail Technology Innovation Index, produced by EIQ Research Solutions and powered by EnsembleIQ, represents the industry’s first algorithm-based, 12-factor, 0-to-100 point index of the retail industry’s most innovative technology companies.
Omega-3 supplements positioned specifically for sports nutrition lag behind ingredients like protein powder or amino acids in terms of product development and sales, but scientific literature backing the fatty acid's benefits for athletes continue to build.
Raising the bar in the natural and organic retailing world is not an easy task. There are many good specialists beginning with the obvious such as Whole Foods, Sprouts, Natural Grocers, Earth Fare and Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.
All seven ingredients in this stomach soother, explained (yep, even sodium polyphosphate)
We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But since most of us have no idea what xanthan gum or potassium benzoate are — or more importantly, what they’re doing to our bodies — we’re decoding the ingredients in the many things Americans put in (and on) themselves with the help of an expert.
Consumer demand for product transparency has skyrocketed during the past few years, driven largely by interest in better-for-you ingredients and a fear of artificial additives. But as food and beverage manufacturers scramble to add more label claims to their product packaging, it has resulted in one unexpected problem: Shopper confusion.
When the Food and Drug Administration proposed a 2020 compliance date for the new Nutrition Facts label last month, some manufacturers breathed a sigh of relief, knowing they had extra time to get their products ready.
Food makers are racing to find acceptable alternatives to sugar. But it’s hard to replace a taste that so many Americans have grown to love.
Traditional sweeteners—from sucrose, or table sugar, to high-fructose corn syrup—are an increasing concern to consumers and lawmakers, who see them as a key culprit in America’s obesity and diabetes epidemic.
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5. Label Insight: Peter Kimes, Inter-Departmental Intern
What a cross-departmental internship looks like: "My role at Label Insight was based mostly in the customer success and finance departments. On the finance side, I was working primarily on projects to examine spending, revenue projection, and day-to-day expense reports. For customer success I was able to work on reviewing various client contracts, put together training decks, and help implement our brand new CRM tool. I also had a great time helping out in marketing; there was always something new and fun to learn about."
Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative in Clinton consider so-called locavores and farm-to-table chefs who want assurance their meat is raised organically their target demographic, and they're turning to the emerging information system blockchain technology for its ease and thoroughness of reporting.