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COVID-19: Exposing the Need for Digitizing Your CPG Supply Chain


We’d like to introduce our guest blogger Bryan Cohn, who is a Food Safety Solution Engineer at FoodLogiQ.  Drawing knowledge from Bryan's experience leading supply chain operations at food manufacturers and retailers like Seal the Seasons and Couche-Tard, we’ve asked him to share some guidance and considerations for CPGs working to survive (and even thrive) as they navigate COVID-19.

Friday Round-up (6/12/20): The Latest Consumer Shopper Trends Reports


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

While the number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 2 million in the U.S., parts of the country have taken significant steps towards reopening. Meanwhile, recent reports are indicating some lasting impacts this crisis may have on our daily lives. The Food Industry Association released its 2020 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report this week, which takes an in-depth look at consumer grocery shopping habits. With approximately 50% of American workers shifting from office work to remote work, it’s no surprise that shopping habits have also shifted.

Embracing Automated Messaging for Strong Crisis Communication


In response to a global pandemic and its massive effect on the efficacy, efficiency and accuracy of the food supply chain, quick, effective and dependable communication is vital. Specifically, internal communications and validation, location-specific supplier communications, and external, public communications are of utmost importance both during and in the aftershocks of crisis. And they are especially applicable now, in the face of what has commonly become known as a “new normal.”

Friday Round-up (6/5/20): Grocery sales hit another record-breaking month


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

Friday Round-up (5/29/20): FDA Issues Temporary Policy to Alleviate Supply Chain Disruption


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for food businesses navigating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn how the industry is adapting to protect and feed consumers while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

In order to alleviate supply chain disruption due to COVID-19, the FDA issued a temporary policy this week allowing food manufacturers flexibility in food labeling. The temporary easement grants manufacturers the ability to substitute an ingredient that is currently not available with a similar ingredient, without having to create a new label. This newly-created option allows supply chains to continue to flow in a seamless fashion to get products to consumers in an efficient way during this trying time.

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