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Meet the Team: Senior Personal Care Analysts Anna Thibaut and Lora Aulabaugh

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on September 22, 2016

Welcome to Meet the Team, a monthly series that introduces you to the great talent and leadership at Label Insight. This month's post is special because we got to talk to two of our team members who specialize in personal care products: Senior Personal Care Analysts, Lora Aulabaugh and Anna Thibaut.

Both Anna and Laura started within the last 6 months and have been able to grow and learn together at Label Insight. They collaborate on bigger projects while also working independently on separate, smaller projects. We're excited to hear about all they've been up to and get to know them a little better!

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Meet the Team: Dan Lutger, Senior Design Manager

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on August 29, 2016

Welcome to Meet the Team, a monthly series that introduces you to the great talent and leadership at Label Insight. This month we’re excited to introduce our Senior Design Manager, Dan Lutger. 

So Dan, tell me a little about how long you’ve been with the company and what your role entails. 

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DataBite: Bringing Home the Bacon

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on August 18, 2016

Bacon. It’s almost always on my shopping list, and I’m not the only one. In fact, 80.6% of American households used bacon in 2015 (Statista). As someone who owns a pig-shaped, cast iron bacon press, I was obviously excited to hear that Saturday, July 20th is Bacon Lovers’ Day. There’s just something great about waking up to the sizzling sound of bacon being fried. And whether you like your bacon in the morning with eggs, in the afternoon on a nice BLT sandwich, or maybe even for dessert on a maple-bacon cupcake, the world has created a bacon dish for you.

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DataBite: Transparency is Brewing in the Beer Industry

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on August 12, 2016

Many beer brewers are now going to voluntarily include a serving facts statement on their products. The new labels will still include alcohol by volume but will also now list calories, carbohydrates, protein, fat, and include a freshness date. They’ll also be disclosing ingredients in a full list on the label or on a website accessible via a scannable code on the packaging. This is a result of the Beer Institute’s Brewers’ Voluntary Disclosure Initiative announced in July. 

Image via Bookfinch

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DataBite: Magnificent Maple Syrup

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on July 28, 2016

Why settle for just putting maple-syrup on pancakes and french toast? After a record harvest of maple syrup this year, new recipes are emerging featuring this sweet ingredient. Recently, we talked about another great sweetener: honey. This week, we looked at all the ways maple syrup is being used, from breakfast items to seafood and just about everything in between.

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DataBite: Hot dog! It’s National Hot Dog Month

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on July 21, 2016

According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, in 2012, consumers spent over $1.7 billion on hot dogs in supermarkets alone. This doesn’t even include all the hot dogs purchased at baseball games and summer get togethers. There’s no question that Americans love their hot dogs! While the toppings may vary by region (in Chicago we like our hot dogs with onions, green relish, mustard, tomato, sport peppers, a pickle spear, and some celery salt!) hot dogs are enjoyed all across the nation.

Image via the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

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Meet the Team: Jordan Ho, VP of Product

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on July 20, 2016

Welcome to Meet the Team, a monthly series that introduces you to the great talent and leadership at Label Insight. This month we’re excited to introduce our VP of Product, Jordan Ho. 

Jordan Ho - VP of Product

So Jordan, you lead the product team here at Label Insight. Tell me a little about how long you’ve been with the company and what your role entails?

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DataBite: Ah, Honey Honey

Posted by Stephanie Casstevens on July 14, 2016

Honey consumption per person in the US has nearly doubled in the last 25 years and continues to make a beeline north. According to the National Honey Board, we’re currently consuming an average of nearly one pound (0.9 pounds) of honey per person compared to just 0.5 pounds in 1990.

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