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September 12, 2018
Understanding Compliance for Your Ingredient Supplier: FSMA

Understanding Compliance for Your Ingredient Supplier: FSMA

Each year in the United States, roughly 48 million people get sick from preventable foodborne diseases; these types of contaminations not only threaten public health but […]
August 29, 2018
Orange Peel Granules: The Citrus Flavor That Packs a Punch

Orange Peel Granules: The Citrus Flavor That Packs a Punch

Orange is a longtime favorite among consumers of all ages from around the world and has enjoyed a burst of popularity in the wave of creative […]
July 25, 2018
GFSI, a valuable food safety standard

Understanding Certifications for Your Ingredient Supplier: GFSI

If you’re in charge of ingredient procurement for your company, it can be challenging to identify which certifications you want (and need) your food suppliers to […]
July 11, 2018
Crystalized Ginger: The Spicy-Sweet Superfood

Crystallized Ginger: The Spicy-Sweet Superfood

Ginger is one of the hottest flavor trends in the market today, though its distinctive taste has been a favorite around the world for centuries. This […]
June 20, 2018
Transparency: How to improve it for your customers

4 Ways to Improve Transparency in the Food Industry

Now more than ever, consumers are concerned about food safety. In a recent study from the Center for Food Integrity, less than half of respondents (44%) […]
June 6, 2018
Food recalls and the need for certified suppliers

Recent Food Recalls Point to the Need for Certified Suppliers

The number of FDA food recalls rose an astonishing 93% between 2012 and 2017, as reported by Food Safety Tech. The same report revealed that USDA-led […]
May 16, 2018
Understanding HACCP

Understanding Certifications for Your Ingredient Supplier: HACCP

Crafting the best product means getting your hands on the best ingredients. While this sounds obvious in theory, anyone who works in ingredient procurement knows that […]
May 2, 2018
Cauliflower: The Versatile Veggie for Every Meal

Cauliflower: The Versatile Veggie for Every Meal

If you only associate cauliflower with the remnants of a veggie tray at a family gathering, then you’re probably missing out on all the delicious offerings […]
March 28, 2018
What to Look for in a Quality Ingredient Supplier

What to Look for in a Quality Ingredient Supplier

If you have the responsibility of ingredient procurement director, or a similar role at your organization, it can feel overwhelming to sift through numerous potential suppliers […]
March 14, 2018
Perfect Pineapple: What makes this fruit so special?

Pineapple: The Most Popular Taste of the Tropics

While this sweet-yet-tart fruit is perhaps most famous for its role in a classically beloved alcoholic beverage — the piña colada — the pineapple is also […]
March 7, 2018
Clean label food trends

How to Navigate the “Clean Label” Trend in the Food Industry

This food marketing gray area has only become cloudier as it grows more popular. It seems everyone wants “clean label” foods, but no one can agree […]
March 1, 2018
Champignon mushrooms

Food Trends: Make Room for Mushrooms!

From low-fat mushroom burgers to healthy coffee replacements and smoothie boosts, mushrooms are hot right now — and it’s not too late to get in on […]