food weighing

The food industry has highly specific requirements when it comes to weighing practices. Today, weighing technology is designed to support large-scale production under harsh conditions with complete precision. Advanced conveyor scales are feature-rich, user-friendly, safe to use and fully flexible to ensure optimum productivity and quality assurance. Since hygiene is of paramount importance for the food industry, modern conveyor belt scales are made to comply with EHEGD specifications. The latest weighing applications facilitate optimum use of raw materials, can be easily connected to the inventory management system, and can be integrated with different software applications for real-time traceability. Every step of the food processing industry be it production, packaging, or shipping needs to be monitored, recorded and documented precisely from start to finish. Weighing equipment plays a crucial role right from the time raw materials are brought and measured till the time they are shipped.    

denmark organic

The Danish organic industry began more than 25 years ago. The Danish organic movement now claims that the purchase of organic foods has helped to remove more than three million kilos of poisonous substances from the environment while protecting the Danish water supply from hazardous chemicals.

country life vitamins

For a brand like Country Life Vitamins—which has embraced and advocated transparency since 1971—the recent rise in organic, gluten free and non-GMO products is welcome news. Consumers have the right to know precisely what is in their supplements, and 56% of them say better labeling of product and nutritional information builds trust.[1] It’s statistics like those that reinforce our job as manufacturers to make them feel comfortable with the labels.

olive oil

Even nutritionists and other healthcare professionals may be feeling a little dizzy by the emerging science related to saturated fats and heart disease. USC School of Pharmacy Research Professor Roger Clemens, DrPH, CFS, CNS, FIFT, FACN, FIAFST, discussed the confusion this has created during the recent Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference.

julie dennis

Vitamin retailers are in a particularly powerful position to make sure they only offer the highest quality dietary supplements. But when it comes to deciding which supplements to carry, there is such a wide range of quality available that it can be difficult to decide which ones to choose. Below are questions retailers can ask of supplement manufacturers to help assure they only stock quality product.

There are an incredibly large amount of options when it comes to buying eggs at your local store. Every single package seems to contain a plethora of buzzwords, all meaning different things. To improve your egg buying strategy and experience, we’ve broken down just what regulations cover these buzzwords and how they can be used.

organic labeling

Anyone who would like to protect the organic standard and particularly to prohibit non-organic and synthetic ingredients can give input at the upcoming spring 2016 meeting.

Michael D. Shaw

Promoting health and wellness online is a greater challenge than many people may imagine, or most web designers may believe. 

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Well, not really. Not anymore. That may be one of the best catch phrases of all time for Las Vegas, almost to the point of being over-used.  However, things have changed and that phrase no longer applies…anywhere. Here’s why: