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Label Insight Commends Senate Passage of National GMO Disclosure Bill

Posted by Press on July 8, 2016

CHICAGO, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Label Insight, the leading provider of data solutions that power transparency between CPG brands, retailers and consumers, expresses its support for the recently passed Senate bill that calls for a Federal Standard for GMO labeling.

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Topics: Label Insight News


Leadership change at high-profile St. Louis startup

Posted by Press on June 2, 2016

Paul Schaut is now the chief executive of Label Insight, the startup formerly known as FoodEssentials that provides SaaS (software as a service) data solutions for consumers and companies to access more detailed food label data.

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Vancouver Sun: Food companies turn to ‘clean labelling’

Posted by Press on March 5, 2016

Picky consumers want to know what they’re eating, without needing a science degree

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Retail Leader: Manufacturers Accountable For Supply Chain Transparency, Consumer Trust

Posted by Press on March 2, 2016

Consumers hold manufacturers more accountable for supply chain transparency than they do farmers, restaurants or grocery stores.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Food Dive: Why Campbell Soup is pushing into digital, venture capital, and increased transparency

Posted by Press on February 26, 2016

An evolving world — increased digital technology, demographic shifts, and global economic realignment — are shaping the food industry. Campbell Soup made this point and talked about its response to these critical factors at its CAGNY presentation Wednesday.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Food Dive: 'No longer optional': How manufacturers drive transparency — and stand to benefit themselves

Posted by Press on February 23, 2016

What began as an industry buzzword is now an expectation, a handshake with the consumer to be open and honest about products. For companies that have yet to adapt transparency, getting on board could be a big problem, according to industry players.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Fox News: Chick-fil-A replaces coleslaw with trendy kale salad

Posted by Press on January 20, 2016

Last year McDonalds’s tested a new kale breakfast bowl at some of its California locations and Wendy’s offers it on its menu as well. Also, food market researcher Label Insight estimates that kale is in 420 products on the market now. Read the full Fox News article, here.

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Topics: Company Viewpoint


CBS Money Watch: Kale's popularity may be outstripping seed supply

Posted by Press on January 19, 2016

Signs of kale’s popularity abound. Chick-fil-A recently announced that it was planning to replace its cole slaw side dish with a kale salad. Wendy’s (WEN) offers it on its menu as well. Food market researcher Label Insight estimates that kale is in 420 products on the market now, ranging from packaged vegetables to energy bars.  Read the full CBS Money Watch article , here.

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Topics: Company Viewpoint


High Plains Journal: Major companies commit to using SmartLabel on products

Posted by Press on December 21, 2015

An innovative SmartLabel technology initiative announced Dec. 2 by leading food, beverage and consumer products companies will enable consumers to have easy and instantaneous access to detailed information about thousands of products, with more than 30 major companies already committed to taking part in the transparency initiative.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


brandchannel: Hershey Pioneers SmartLabel QR Codes to Promote Transparency

Posted by Press on December 4, 2015

Consumer packaged goods giants have been seeing the light on the desire by American consumers for more transparency in the foods and beverages they buy, and so the industry’s leading US lobbying arm has come out with a new platform called SmartLabel that manufacturers hope will give shoppers more of the information that they crave.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


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