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A Look at the New FDA Nutrition Facts Label

Big changes are coming in the grocery store aisles, in particular to the Nutrition Facts label. The new label (image below) will need to be implemented by manufactures in July of 2018 with the exception of those with less then $10 million in annual food sales who have been given an additional year to comply.   At...

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In-Home Consumer Immersion?

How far would you go to understand your consumer? Would you go so far as to immerse yourself in their lives and home for a week? Italian agency Le Balene is doing just that...

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Reframing calories into energy could have a real impact on food choices

Using context to shift consumer behavior in food labeling

For years food companies have been complying with the mandated NLEA information under the assumption that they help consumers make better food choices. Based on FDA labeling laws, industry initiatives and the Affordable Care Act we've seen calorie counts added to the sides of food packages, the front of packages, restaurant menus and even the...

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The economists from Freakonomics explore the hidden side of store brands.

Is there magic in your brand?

We're big fans of Freakonomics (and economists Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt) here at Pivot. They recently featured a podcast (with an unintentionally misleading title "How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying") on the economic value of brands by exploring the hidden side of store brands and informed shoppers. "You could take two identical objects...

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