The Grande Whey Blog

Clean Labels vs. Ingredient Transparency: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

These days, the terms “clean label” and “label transparency” are everywhere. Both are major trends in the food and beverage industry, and both are in high demand by consumers. Though hotly debated among food scientists, the Clean Label Project has made consumers more aware of what should be on ingredient lists and, just as importantly, what shouldn’t.

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Categories: Consumer Trends, Chain of Custody


How to Reduce Dairy Ingredient Costs While Maintaining Quality Standards

Posted by Nicole Mueller on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 08:14 AM

When it comes to the ingredients in their foods and beverages, consumers are keeping it real. Menu trends showcased at the 2016 National Restaurant Association Show reflect a continued appetite for simple, all-natural foods and holistic eating experiences that include comfort foods once considered “off limits” in a healthy diet.

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Categories: Ingredient Replacement, Chain of Custody, Reducing Costs


How a Strict Chain of Custody Ensures Top Quality Whey Protein Ingredients

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

Chain of custody is a hot topic these days – and has been for the last few years – because food safety is increasingly important to consumers and a potential liability to manufacturers. Several recent outbreaks and lawsuits have highlighted the importance, with thousands of recalls costing millions of dollars for the companies involved.

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Categories: Chain of Custody