Highly Sought After Natural Ingredients Appearing in More Plant-Based Products Across North America

USA News Group – According to trendspotting artificial intelligence platform Spoonshot, concerns over the clean label status and ultra-processing methods of plant-based products such as those from producers such as Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) and B2B ingredient producers Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR). According to the International Food Information Council’s (IFIC) 2022 Food and Health Survey, consumer preference for products labeled as “clean” and “natural” have continued to increase in 2022. This trend continues to benefit retailers such as Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) (NEO:AMZN) subsidiary Whole Foods, and Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) (NEO:COST), while also opening doors for natural foods producer newly publicly-listed Pangea Natural Foods (CSE:PNGA).

The University of Minnesota conducted in early 2022, which found a growing “trust gap” among American adults, showing less than 25% strongly trust information about where their food is grown and how it’s produced. By 2024, the clean label ingredient market is forecasted to grow … Read more

How can NEMT scheduling software boost your efficiency?

The non-emergency medical transportation industry is developing at a very fast pace. At the beginning of their career, small NEMT businesses tend to operate simply with conventional paper-based manifests and static documents like spreadsheets that allow them to collect customers’ information. The tasks, however, can quickly multiply, and the simplicity can turn into a massive jumble of documents as your business expands, increasing the number of passengers, drivers, trips, and the size of your fleet. It’s not as simple as it seems to run a modern NEMT company. You have to properly manage a lot of details.

In order to achieve efficient and error-free service delivery, you must have a solid plan and appropriate tools. Modern NEMT scheduling software streamlines your work and guarantees that the service is provided within the estimated time. Very shortly, you will increase productivity, fix errors, boost your on-time performance, and satisfy both your staff … Read more

Futures Demur Tuesday

Canadian stock index futures slipped on Tuesday as investors awaited domestic inflation data to gauge the path of future interest rate hikes, while caution gripped global markets ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy decision on Wednesday.

The TSX Composite advanced 176.5 points to conclude Monday at 19,562.38.

Futures sank 0.2% early Tuesday.

The Canadian dollar faded 0.27 cents to 75.24 cents U.S.

On the economic slate, Statistics Canada said its consumer price index rose 7.0% on a year-over-year basis in August, down from a 7.6% gain in July.

On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.1% in August.

Inflation numbers could influence traders’ expectations around interest rate hikes by the Bank of Canada (BoC) ahead of a policy meeting next week.

Money market traders have fully priced in a 50-basis-point rate hike by the BoC. The central bank has already raised rates by 300 basis points in … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Performance Bond?

Construction companies must agree to an arrangement or a contract in which they are obliged to complete the task according to specific guidelines. This is because construction projects often involve large sums of money, and something can always go wrong. The main purpose of a construction performance bond is to protect the company from financial loss if the assignment is not accomplished as agreed upon. For example, in Ontario, all construction projects worth more than $500,000 must have a performance contract to be eligible for public funding. This requirement is in place to protect taxpayers from being on the hook for any cost overruns that may occur.

Here is the information if you want to know about the businesses that need to get surety bonds and their advantages.

What is a Performance Bond?

It is a type of surety bond required to obtain financing for a construction project. It essentially … Read more

8 Basics of the Modern Data Stack

The modern data stack exists for primarily only one reason, for large companies to efficiently manage the data they have in their possession. Depending on what each company needs, the process could either be extremely long or reasonably short. Modern data stack is a term used to encapsulate: a cloud-based data warehouse, multiple data pipelines, an analytics/business intelligence platform, and a data prep and transformation tool. However, in its simplest form, a modern data stack only requires an ingestion tool, a warehousing tool, a transformation tool, and a business intelligence tool.

From that, the modern data stack is supposed to aid companies in speeding up the time that it takes to arrive at critical insights. Because a company’s data stack is the key to scaling its data strategy and making business decisions confidently, this translates into companies building better products, a more competitive go-to-market strategy, and a new level of … Read more