Loftware Blog / Food & Beverage

by Jackie Steele, on November 27, 2018

Labeling regulations always change. Getting regulatory compliance right is one of the most important product manufacturing concerns, regardless of industry. A mistake or misalignment with rules can lead to costly …

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Topics:RegulatoryFood & BeverageArtwork Management

by Craig Hodgson, on July 16, 2018

Creating a fast, efficient supply chain is essential to compete in today’s market. All facets must run at peak efficiency, including labeling. Any delays or disruptions due to mislabeling can …

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Topics:LabelingFood & Beverage

by Craig Hodgson, on June 28, 2018

In the highly competitive food & beverage market, delays and miscommunication can cost companies upwards of millions of dollars. McCormick & Company understood this as they were faced with a rage …

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Topics:SAP LabelingFood & Beverage

by Craig Hodgson, on June 15, 2018

Last week’s GS1 Connect event held in blazing hot Phoenix brought together hundreds of key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to discuss latest trends …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryFood & Beverage

by Maureen Perroni, on June 1, 2018

Manufacturing and transportation of food are more closely monitored than before. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has periodically revised the acceptable standards for manufacturers and sellers of foods and …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Craig Hodgson, on May 31, 2018

Heading to GS1 Connect next week in Phoenix? This annual event brings together key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to network and participate in …

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Topics:PharmaceuticalsMedical DevicesSupply ChainRegulatoryFood & BeverageArtwork Management

by Craig Hodgson, on May 18, 2018

Blockchain. Machine learning. IoT. There’s a lot of buzz around these technologies and how they’ll transform the supply chain. However, you and your trading partners must be ultra-efficient today. GS1 …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Jessica Plourde Hutter, on February 1, 2018

Loftware works with thousands of customers every day to help them optimize their labeling processes in SAP. Labeling out of SAP isn’t always as easy as it looks. For most …

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Topics:SAP LabelingFood & Beverage

by Maureen Perroni, on January 17, 2018

The complex food supply chain benefits from easy data exchange. Food safety isn't quite like the consumer protection built into any other industry. Food and beverage products, often bearing short …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Maureen Perroni, on December 21, 2017

Welcome back to the Loftware blog, where we're reviewing the state of the enterprise labeling industry as 2017 comes to a close. The food labeling sector has been very active …

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Topics:LabelingFood & Beverage

by Denny Ross, on December 4, 2017

The food and beverage industry has put a focus on traceability. When labeling food and beverage products, manufacturers have many guidelines to follow. Changes made in recent years have led to more …

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Topics:RegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Denny Ross, on November 21, 2017

If you’re heading to the Food Safety Consortium ‘17 next week—or maybe you’re still on the fence about attending—there’s a special presentation you won’t want to miss. That is, if …

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Topics:RegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Maureen Perroni, on November 15, 2017

Welcome back to the Loftware blog. Today we're looking at food labeling requirements, specifically regulation EU 1169, which has created a unified nutrition facts system for the European Union. This …

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Topics:LabelingFood & Beverage

by Denny Ross, on October 23, 2017

Food for overseas sales must meet ever-changing labeling requirements. The global market for food products, from ingredients to prepared items, is a great source of potential sales for ambitious companies. That …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Jim Scanio, on September 7, 2017

Food and beverage items have become relevant in e-commerce. In the present age of high-speed shipping and omnipresent e-commerce, all categories of products have entered the international market. This presents …

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Topics:RetailLabelingFood & Beverage