Oct 28
How to Leverage your Contract Manufacturer
28 Oct, 2014. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Brandon Woolsey
By Shayne Howell In surveys of the Nutraceutical and Dietary Supplement industry, industry leaders have revealed the key to their brand’s success as having what they need (Finished Goods that meet spec), when they need it (often sooner than their manufacturing partner can produce it). For brands that do not manufacture their own finished goods, a big piece of this puzzle is who you choose as a manufacturing partner and how you leverage their capabilities to build your brand. Top 4 Ways to Leverage your Manufacturing Partner: 1. Quality – It’s not an accident. Lean principles teach that Quality is…
Oct 8
Quality by Design
8 Oct, 2014. 0 Comments. Uncategorized. Posted By: Brandon Woolsey
By Daisy Herpin Consumers need to be able to rely on a brand’s reputation to ensure that the products they purchase are not misbranded, adulterated, or contaminated. Until now, the risk-based approach to food safety has attempted to tip the balance between probability and consequences to reduce risk with controls and inspections--a good, dependable approach, no one would argue. But, too much regulation can hamper progress and innovation. Moreover, impulsive responses to audit findings can be prohibitively expensive, only to later prove ineffective at solving the problem. Quality cannot be inspected in. Rather, true quality must take a proactive route…