Unsafe food can have dangerous consequences, but whose responsibility is it to make sure food is safe for consumers? New regulations have surfaced over the years, placing that responsibility on manufacturers, processors, and any other entities involved in the food chain process. Originally reacting to issues with food safety, regulators switched to a preventative approach, by establishing preventative controls and

Private label manufacturing is when a retailer has its products made by a third-party manufacturer under its own brand name. These private label products are sold exclusively by the retailer. This business model works well for brands that already have an established audience or who do not have the means to produce their own products. A great example of this

If you aren’t a lawyer, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the legal side of CBD, cannabis, or hemp. Luckily, our in-house, legal counsel Lauren Graham is here to help navigate these confusing regulations. Lauren has been working within the cannabis and hemp industry since the 2018 Farm Bill and has recently been appointed to the Hemp

Finding a manufacturer that you trust to produce your products is no small task, but your manufacturer can make it easier by fully involving you in the R&D process.   Formulations  Research and development is a huge part of the manufacturing process. It is important that your manufacturer takes the time to understand your needs as a client, and your customers' needs as

Why Brain Health Matters Brain and mental health are a big focus for Beneficial Blends. Research proves that what people consume can greatly affect the health of the brain, which is why we manufacture beneficial-for-you products. Brain health is a critical piece of your overall health. It underlies your ability to communicate, make decisions, problem-solve, and live a productive and useful

Chef David Burke is actively involved in ‘culinology’, an approach to blending culinary arts and food technology. His innovations and revolutionary techniques appear on menus all over the world. One patent he holds is for a unique process by which he uses pink Himalayan salt to dry-age steaks for up to 100 days. Along with this ambitious process, he has

CBD vs THC-Key Takeaways CBD and THC are NOT the same thing. They have different uses and effect the body in different ways. CBD does not get you ‘high’ like THC. CBD products are legal, however they are not regulated by the FDA. CBD can be used for stress, sleep, and inflammation, while THC in prescription doses may be used

Have a business idea but not sure where to start? There are several routes you can take to get your product to market quickly. These routes will differ based on your resources, the resources of your manufacturing partner and the end goal for your products. From private label to co-packing and repacking, and bulk/wholesale orders, a good manufacturer will offer

Healthy fats are something that should be included in everyone’s diets. The healthiest fats are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which include omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Replacing less healthy fats like saturated and trans fats may offer health benefits like reducing risk factors for heart disease by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol (1). Included below are some healthy fats that

Building a CBD brand can be a daunting task but following these steps will help ease that burden and get you closer to bringing your CBD brand to life! To begin, determine your customers and their needs. Focus on aligning your brand with your target customer. Next, choose a product and package that your customers will actually want to purchase.