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TraceGains Addresses Major Considerations for Natural Flavor Conversion

TraceGains Addresses Major Considerations for Natural Flavor Conversion


Westminster, CO -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/05/2014 -- Converting from synthetic to natural flavor in confections involves a complex balancing act of natural flavor to the other requirements such as cost and cost-in-use. Jennifer Brusco, TraceGains’ Director of Media and Content, addressed four major considerations for natural flavor conversions in the company’s blog. Brusco noted, “Each flavor has its own complexities and challenges, including market volatility and strength variations as a result of the compound's chemical nature and our own perceptions.”

In a recent publication from FONA International (Flavors of North America), "Natural Flavor Conversion: Key Considerations in Confections," Lindsay Mahon, Certified Flavorist, shared her insights into four major areas to consider when converting to natural flavors.

- Availability of Raw Material
- Financial Impact for Converting to Natural Sources
- Range of Available Materials
- Market Volatility

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About TraceGains
TraceGains ( provides food and ingredient manufacturers and brokers with a web-based, full-service supplier, compliance, and regulatory document management solution that automates the management of supplier risk, data, and documentation, making companies 365 Audit Ready™.

TraceGains’ cloud-based SaaS solution works with in-house solutions such as quality management systems (QMS), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and product life-cycle management (PLM), to close the loop on upstream risk. This solution provides collaborative supplier management, and eases compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), and internal business compliance requirements including hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).

TraceGains digitizes all incoming supplier documents, making them easily searchable. TraceGains also extracts critical data and analyzes them against customer-specific business and compliance rules, alerting stakeholders to any non-compliance.

TraceGains’ customers boast a four to six month return on their investment. TraceGains is Food Logistics Top 100 software and technology providers.

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Jennifer Brusco
Director of Media and Content