Brands are responsible for ensuring their products meet regulatory requirements. Critical to achieving regulatory compliance is testing. Many brand owners partner with contract laboratories, but forming the right testing lab partnerships requires...
Food processing equipment requires proper design, operation and sanitary maintenance to minimize the risk of contamination from microbial, chemical and physical hazards.
Consumers are concerned about the environment and want brands to reduce the use of plastic packaging.
The clean-label movement goes hand-in-hand with consumer desires for more natural colors and flavors in their food and drink.
Suppliers are increasingly seeking to make data-driven decisions, utilizing insights from groups like NEXT that are monitoring market trends.