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FMI, GMA Partner With S4RB on SmartLabel Initiative

September 11, 2018

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have added S4RB Inc. to the approved list of suppliers to offer SmartLabel – a program that provides consumers with product information through QR codes printed on packaging. Full story

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November 15, 2017

Consumers are seeking more nutrition from the foods and beverages they buy, and fiber can help with sugar reduction, weight and energy management, satiety, digestion, and more. Meet demand for the nutrition benefits of fiber in more applications while delivering the eating experiences your consumers love with help from our latest research. Fiber

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FDA Extends Compliance Dates for Revised Nutrition Facts Label

June 14, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has decided to provide extra time for manufacturers to comply with the redesigned Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label, as well as its serving-size final rules. The decision came following feedback from industry and consumer groups on the original compliance date, issued in May 2016, of July 26, 2018, with… Read more »

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Google data reveals top healthy food trends this year

October 20, 2016

Among food industry insiders, health is a major hot topic. But how can retailers, CPG brands and restaurateurs know for sure that the health and wellness trend actually extends into consumer preferences? Online search data is one indicator that can shed some light on the topic. Full story

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SmartLabel’s role in GMO labeling compliance — and industry transparency

August 2, 2016

GMO labeling is officially mandatory, and QR codes could become the new standard on the grocery aisle. The Grocery Manufacturers Association’s SmartLabel initiative, launched last December, represents one option for QR codes. Several manufacturers have already started using SmartLabel to disclose GMO ingredients and about 360 other product and company attributes. Full story

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