Sustainability Solutions: Focus on Packaging

Good for Me, Good for the Earth. That’s one of the top 10 trends for 2020, according to FMCG Gurus. Mike Hughes, Director of...

Is Contract Manufacturing Right for You?

Why work with a contract manufacturer (CM)? The experts we contacted pointed to several benefits, and all of those ideas tie in with the...

Building Trust: Third-Party Lab Testing and Certifications

U.S. consumers spent an estimated $9.602 billion on herbal dietary supplements in 2019, according to the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) 2019 Herb Market Report....

Sweetening Up

With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, more consumers are eating from home—and baking up extra helpings of made-with-love comfort foods. Earlier this year, an...

9 Top Plant-Based Sources of Omegas

It’s a plant-based world—at least that’s what consumers are showing us. New data from SPINS commissioned by Good Food Institute and the Plant Based...

Flavor, Color, and Clean Label

“Over the last few years, we’ve seen an acceleration in consumers actively looking to eliminate unrecognizable and artificial ingredients from their diets by seeking...

Shifting to Clean Label

The industry is buzzing about “clean label,” but what does it even mean? “Clean-label can mean a lot of things—to some people it means...

The Latest in Independent Testing

As “transparency” becomes one of the major buzz words of the year, the importance of labs and certifications is taking center stage. “The demand...

Contract Manufacturers ID 10 Top Trends for 2020

In part 1 of this feature, titled The Evolution of Contract Manufacturing, WholeFoods asked contract manufacturers to identify the trends of today that will...

The Latest in Independent Testing: Part 2

Continuing our talk with Elan M. Sudberg, CEO, Alkemist Labs, and Jesse Miller, Ph.D., Director, NSF International Applied Research Center, we take a closer...