By Liz Ward

Food Product Optimization: Balancing Competing Goals

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Food product optimization involves a fine balance between multiple competing objectives such as nutrition, taste, cost, shelf life, processing constraints, ingredient availability, and the ability to obtain desired certifications. Achieving this balance presents a complex but worthwhile challenge for the food industry. This paper explores the strategies and technologies that enable businesses to navigate these…

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What Does it Mean to Ethically Source Ingredients?

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In recent years, the demand for ethically sourced and sustainable products has dramatically increased. According to a Nielsen survey, 55% of global respondents have valued brands with environmentally and socially ethical business practices, so much so that they’re willing to pay more for ethically sourced products. But claiming your nutrition bar is made with ethically sourced…

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2021 Nutrition Bar Trends

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With 2020 behind us, everyone is looking for a way to move forward into a better year. Moving your business into a better year means predicting what the trends will be and what opportunities are ahead in the near future. For nutrition bar companies, this means knowing what customers will demand of their products, and…

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How to Successfully Scale Your Nutrition Bar Formula

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Turning ideas into reality is what business is all about. The formula for your nutrition bar is an idea you want to invest in and expand, but how does your company take it from where it is to where it needs to be? Scaling formulas for larger production can seem like a daunting challenge, but…

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BumbleBar launches Clean Copack co-manufacturing division

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 8, 2020 Spokane Valley, WA—One of the nation’s most stalwart plant-based snack bar producers is not only weathering the COVID-19 crisis, its dynamic employees are forging ahead with a new co-packing division and an innovative new facility. Over the past 10 years, the 25-year-old clean food pioneer, BumbleBar, Inc., has grown…

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5 FAQs About Nutrition Bar Co-Packing Answered

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5 Frequently Asked Nutrition Bar Co-Packing Questions How do I know if I should work with a co-packer? Why should my company work with an experienced co-packer? What am I responsible for when working with a co-packer? Should my company use a co-packer or a private labeler? How do I get started with a co-packer?…

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5 Benefits of Working With an Experienced Co-Packer

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As a growing nutrition bar company, you put time, money and effort into your business and investments, and want solid returns. Due diligence is done with every aspect of growth and budgeting, and margins are trimmed to be healthy enough to face the unexpected. The product is proven and tested, and you just want to…

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What Does SQF Certified Mean?

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SQF Certification in the Nutrition Bar Industry The SQF certification is a worldwide food safety program that is designed to deliver consistent standards of quality across all industry sectors. This ensures that only the highest quality raw ingredients make their way into SQF products and are handled by trained food safety professionals at every stage…

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Introducing Clean Copack: A Nutrition Bar Co-Packer

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It all started with a vision to combine healthy food with social and environmental activism into one great tasting snack. When we as BumbleBar accomplished our goal of doing this by creating our own line of nutritious energy bars, we wanted to make it possible for others to do the same, so Clean Copack was…

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