Salt Lake City, UT—The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) and TraceGains have announced a partnership designed to increase quality, management, and transparency in the global supplement supply chain, according to an UNPA press release made today.
TraceGains is the leading provider of supplier compliance and quality management software for the food, beverage, and supplement industries. It is a network platform that allows companies to automate and streamline their processes through instant information sharing and collaboration. It also has a directory of suppliers and ingredients that currently includes more than 5,900 suppliers in over 90 countries and over 100,000 ingredients.
Loren Israelsen, UNPA president, said that this is in alignment with UNPA’s “long-standing mission to help industry provide end-use consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit, reliability and sustainability.”
Gary Nowacki, CEO of TraceGains, said that the platform helps supplement companies deal with the “growing mountain of regulatory documentation required to ensure product safety.”
The two companies will jointly conduct educational programs to help address industry “pain points” like the Food Safety Modernization Act, and they will work together to “develop and promote industry best practices around raw ingredient sourcing to boost supply chain trust and transparency.”
UNPA is an international association representing more than 100 natural product companies that share a commitment to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality.
TraceGains is a software company that delivers cloud-based supplier compliance and quality management solutions for the food, beverage, and supplement industries.