Product Management

Food Technology Software

IT experts have developed various kind of software to help and trouble shoot food industry issues. Assure-IP will advise clients what suits their requirements. There are programmes for formulation management, nutrition calculation, and data analysis. Experimental Design software can be used to optimise processes and products;

  • Choosing software to manage your formulations
  • Advise on food composition databases
  • Assistance with nutrition calculation software
  • Use Experimental Design to improve product quality
  • Use Experimental Design to reduce cost and increase yield
Ingredient labelling

Assure-IP will keep up to date with the latest legal requirements, for products made in United Kingdom, imported into United Kingdom, or products from UK exported to other jurisdictions;

  • Declaration of ingredients and sub-ingredients
  • Declaration of characterizing ingredients
  • Allergen declarations
  • Nutrition content and health claims
  • Compliance with FSA
  • Compliance with the UK & EU Supplemented Food Standard
  • Advice on ingredient declaration for export products
Nutritional Information Panel (NIP)

The Food Standards Agency prescribes in detail how nutrition information should appear on food product labels. Many products now also show front-of-pack thumbnail nutrition values, as recommended by the UK & EU legislation. Assure IP will construct compliant nutrition declarations for clients, using ingredient data, food composition databases, and nutrition software;

  • Construct Nutrition Information Panels
  • Calculate % Daily Intake values
  • Calculate % of RDA values of product
  • Provide comparison to Nutrition Reference Values
  • Advise on Thumbnail nutrition declaration
Packaging Solutions

Packaging plays an important part on how products are protected on their way from the producer to the consumer in terms of shelf life and damage prevention during handling, transport and storage. Needless to mention the power of presentation and display when it comes to selling the product;

  • The right packaging of product
  • Comparison of packaging materials
  • Advise on impact of packaging on shelf life
  • Advise on Modified Atmosphere Packaging
  • Advise on legality of artwork details
Supplemented, Functional, Fortified and Novel Foods

The UK and EU Supplemented Foods Standard regulates food type dietary supplements. ?Assure-IP will help businesses with all aspects of the latest UK & EU Standard as well as International Standard;

  • Composition of Supplemented Foods
  • Fortification limits of vitamins and minerals
  • Label Declarations
  • Nutrition content and health claims