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DataBite: A sweet update to the Nutrition Facts label

Posted by Label Insight Team on May 25, 2016

By now, you’ve probably heard all about the new Nutrition Facts label the FDA announced last week. (If you missed it, catch up here.) The modernized label will include lots of changes like larger, bolder font for calories and servings, serving sizes that more closely reflect the amount someone actually eats or drinks, and updated daily values for nutrients like sodium and dietary fiber.

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3 Ways Custom Product Data Views Help Retailers Stand Out

Posted by Anton Xavier on May 24, 2016

Retailers have been quick to react to consumers’ increasing demand for product data transparency and have been somewhat successful in providing more product information. This is most evident in the shelf tag health-and-wellness programs we’ve seen in stores for the past several years (think: those small tags on store shelves that call out claims like organic, gluten free or heart healthy). While these initiatives have been limited to a set number of health attributes, they have provided retailers with a first glimpse into the challenges and opportunities surrounding product data transparency.  

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Nutrition Facts labels updated to help consumers make healthy food choices

Posted by Label Insight Team on May 23, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama Friday unveiled the country's first update to nutrition labels since the federal government started requiring them in the early 1990s.

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USA Today: Non-GMO demand growing despite report that says GMOs are safe

Posted by Press on May 19, 2016

Research may prove genetically modified organisms are safe to eat, but the swelling trend toward non-GMO foods shows that many skeptical shoppers don't care.

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Dairy Reporter: Label Insight aims to drive the food transparency revolution forward with cloud-based software

Posted by Press on May 18, 2016

Food label transparency based on ingredients is becoming more and more important, Label Insight's VP of Data Dagan Xavier told DairyReporter, and he believes companies can capitalize.

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4 Ways Rich Product Data Improves the Omnichannel Customer Experience

Posted by Label Insight Team on May 18, 2016

Recently, Consumer Goods Technology published an article about supermarket chain Kroger’s innovative approach to omnichannel commerce. Dubbed Program Mercury, its goal was to gather rich product data that could be shared with consumers online, provide Kroger with greater insights about shopper behavior and inform product decisions. Gathering the product data was a challenge, but well worth the effort, as Kroger is reaping these benefits and more, including better relations with brand owners and improved logistics and merchandising functions.

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DataBite: Turmeric takes the spotlight

Posted by Label Insight Team on May 18, 2016

Google recently released its 2016 Food Trends report, giving us a glimpse into what everyone’s cooking, buying and ordering.

Since most of America is regularly Googling meals, recipes and ingredients, the search giant sits on a wealth of information about what flavors and foods are trending. The report digs into five of these trending themes -- from pho to pasta to pork shoulder -- but one stood out to us: Turmeric. Turmeric is part of a larger trend -- a growing interest in the health-enhancing role of specific foods, or what experts call “functional foods.”

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How SmartLabel Gives Private Label Brands a Competitive Advantage

Posted by Dave Byman on May 17, 2016
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Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: SmartLabel solution provides transparency

Posted by Press on May 16, 2016

1WorldSync, Lawrenceville, N.J., and Label Insight, St. Louis, Mo., partnered to provide what is said to be the most complete solution to help brands meet consumer demand for transparency of food information.

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We want to see YOU at DesignerX and HackerX this week!

Posted by Label Insight Team on May 16, 2016

 

 

 


Label Insight will be attending DesignerX and HackerX this week, two invite-only passive recruiting events for designers and developers respectively. These unique events, give designers and developers the opportunity to meet with and learn more about some of the world's most innovative and fastest growing companies in a casual environment, face-to-face.

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