4 Ways Food Manufacturers Can Win on Cost, Consumer and Material Standards

Posted by Selerant on Mar 22, 2019

With consumer preference for natural ingredients changing the nutritional composition of products, food and beverage manufacturers are finding that product formulation—and the sourcing of material sourcing—needs to be as flexible as possible to anticipate market demands.

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Topics: Food & Beverage, Product Portfolio Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Product Formulation & Recipe Management

3 Ways Cosmetic Manufacturers Can Drive Portfolio Expansion in 2019

Posted by Selerant on Mar 20, 2019

For cosmetic manufacturers, creating competitive, modern product portfolios depends on how rapidly internal departments can capture and capitalize on shifting consumer trends in real time.

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Topics: Product Portfolio Management, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care

3 Ways to Overhaul Your Innovation Approach to Get Contemporary Products to Market Faster

Posted by Selerant on Feb 26, 2019

In 2019, consumer demand is leading manufacturers to bring not just new products to the shelves, but a crop of entirely new eating occasions: From healthy pre-packaged or frozen meal alternatives to complete meal replacement like protein powder and shakes, consumer preferences are driving manufacturers to create a larger variety of contemporary products.

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Topics: PLM, Product Portfolio Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Blog

The New Dilemma for Cosmetic Manufacturers: Global Formulations with Country-Specific Certifications

Posted by Selerant on Feb 12, 2019

Today's cosmetics and personal care manufacturers serve many hyper-nuanced customer bases with customized product lines across the world. This potential for global reach provides rapid market growth and, along with it, a tangled web of regulatory compliance that can be increasingly difficult to unpack as new markets emerge and rapidly change.

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Topics: regulatory compliance, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care

How to Take Data Governance from a Siloed Approach to a Systematic Process

Posted by Jenna Fu on Dec 18, 2018

 

From getting products to market and registered in multiple countries, to translating innovation requests into product launches and juggling the global costs of goods in a complex portfolio, process-based manufacturers aren’t just dealing with more data--they’re dealing with the need to have deeper connectivity between data systems. Implementing a comprehensive data governance plan across these initiatives can quickly turn into a trip to uncharted waters.

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Topics: Food & Beverage, Product Formulation & Recipe Management, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Product Data Management, Specialty Chemicals