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Americans are Planning to Avoid Sugar and Eat More Sustainably in 2018, Says Survey from Label Insight

Posted by Press on January 4, 2018

Label Insight, the market leader for product transparency, today released the results from a national consumer survey of 1,023 Americans conducted by Wakefield Research on eating habits in 2018. The survey found that most (67 percent) Americans will be prioritizing healthy or socially-conscious food purchases in 2018. Their primary point of emphasis is cutting back on sugars, with nearly half of consumers (47 percent) planning to eat less sugar or buy more 'no sugar added' products this year.

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Label Insight Closes $21 Million in Series C Round of Venture Capital Funding

Posted by Press on December 19, 2017

Label Insight, the market leader for product transparency, today announced it has raised $21 million in a Series C funding round led by Delta-v Capital alongside River Cities Capital Funds. These funds will support the company's mission to help consumers understand what's in the products they use and consume. David Schaller, Managing Partner at Delta-v, will join the Label Insight board of directors.

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Label Insight Unveils High Order Attribute Data Class With More Than 22,000 Unique Custom Attributes Per Product

Posted by Press on October 17, 2017

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Label Insight, the market leader for product transparency, today introduced PRISM, a revolutionary data science technology for the creation of high order attributes. High order attributes allow brands and retailers to gain deeper insights into their product set and inventory. Like a prism, Label Insight technology transforms the "white light" of product information contained on the physical packaging of food, pet and personal care products into an infinite spectrum of deep and complete attribute data. Ingredients, nutrients, and marketing claims are analyzed and enriched with more than 22,000 custom attributes such as ingredient definitions, micro and macronutrient content, sustainability practices and specialty diet eligibility.

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STUDY: Confusion Over Ingredients in Personal Care Products Impacts Female Buying Behavior

Posted by Press on July 27, 2017

CHICAGO, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American women are increasingly evaluating the contents of their personal care products and still walking away confused as to what the ingredients are and whether or not they fit into their personal requirements. In response, shoppers are more willing to comparison shop for personal care products with recognizable ingredients and pay more for those products.

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Label Insight Reports Strong Customer Momentum for Transparency Initiatives in Q2

Posted by Press on July 25, 2017

CHICAGO, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Label Insight, the market leader for product transparency, today announced strong customer growth in Q2 2017 for its data transparency solutions. The company has inked deals with several new CPG manufacturers and retailers that will help those organizations respond to the consumer mandate for greater transparency.

Industry leaders who have committed to boosting their transparency initiatives with Label Insight last quarter include:

 
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STUDY: Consumers Seek Healthy Lifestyles, but Food Packaging Makes it Difficult

Posted by Press on March 29, 2017

CHICAGO, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's consumers are more concerned than ever before about the foods they eat, yet they struggle to find the nutrition information needed to make informed purchasing decisions.

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Nielsen Delivers Transparency to Food Labeling Data with Launch of Product Insider

Posted by Press on February 8, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the recent strategic alliance with Label Insight, today Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced the launch of Nielsen Product Insider, a retail and consumer measurement tool designed to transform on-pack nutrient and food ingredient labels into quantifiable attributes. With this launch, Nielsen's robust market measurement and Homescan Consumer Panel data are combined with Label Insight's industry-leading cloud-based product attributes. Together this brings an unmatched level of data granularity to food manufacturers and retailers.

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Label Insight Arms Leading Researchers with Data to Drive Change Across the Food Industry

Posted by Press on January 31, 2017

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Label Insight, the leading provider of data solutions that power transparency between CPG brands, retailers and consumers, announces its Open Data initiative. The initiative provides academic researchers with free access to a new level of granular food product data not previously available to the research community.

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Nielsen and Label Insight Announce Strategic Alliance to Bring Label Transparency to Consumer Packaged Goods Companies and Retailers

Posted by Press on December 1, 2016

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, label transparency plays an influential role in what consumers buy, what manufacturers make and how government organizations regulate. Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) and Label Insight, a cloud-based product data refinery platform, announced today, a strategic alliance to help bring clarity to food, beverage and non-food transparency for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail industry. This one-of-a-kind alliance will help enable CPG companies and retailers to make faster and more informed data-decisions to grow sales by understanding product trends and creating better personalization for the wellness consumer. Together, Nielsen and Label Insight will develop and maintain a CPG industry retail and consumer measurement capability incorporating food, beverage and non-food ingredients, nutrients and U.S. government regulated product attributes.

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STUDY: Nearly Three-Fourths of Consumers Would Pay More for Products that Offer Complete Transparency

Posted by Press on August 31, 2016

CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer demand for product transparency is on the rise, and brands that fulfill this demand by providing comprehensive product information are poised to grow market share and revenue. In fact, Label Insight's2016 Transparency ROI Study reveals that nearly 9 in 10 consumers say transparency is important to them across every food product category, and 40 percent say they would switch to a new brand if it offered full product transparency.

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