Although allergens contained in food products are a significant source of concern for many consumers, ingredient labels and other information present on packaging do not always provide consumers with the information they need to identify the presence or absence of allergens that are outside of the Big 8.

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The consumption of functional foods has grown significantly in recent years, particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding functional foods, how one of the fastest-growing types of functional foods known as “probiotics” works, why they are generating so much interest at the present time, and whether the online shopping experience enables the consumer to purchase functional foods is crucial for the success of omnichannel brands and retailers.

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Labelsplaining: Allergen-Friendly Cookies As a brief reminder, “Labelsplaining” is a term the Foodspace Nutrition Team uses to describe their process of analyzing CPG food items based on packaging, nutrition, and…

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What is labelsplaining? Labelsplaining is a term the Foodspace Nutrition Team uses to describe their process of analyzing CPG food items based on packaging, nutrition, and ingredients. The team thinks critically…

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I used to stand in the supermarket aisle, squinting at the back of some packaged food items while glancing down at my phone as I type very specific questions into…

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