Posted by Hollie Farrahi on 18/12/2017

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) a manufacturer of more than 50 well-known food brands offered worldwide, today announced its selection and go-live of Selerant’s formula-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) DevEX software to manage its product development and R&D.

From idea to label, Selerant’s PLM platform DevEX enables B&G Foods, Inc. to unify and control critical aspects of New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI), including innovation and R&D, specification and formulation management, compliance and packaging.

“B&G Foods, Inc. is streamlining systems and processes that best position us to bring new products to market. Selerant has a complete range of capabilities for product development that we are excited to leverage as we move forward with any future product roadmaps,” said Rick Drummond, B&G Foods, Inc. Vice President of R&D.
“We have comprehensive business and system delivery requirements; Selerant not only provides a powerful PLM platform in DevEX, but also has the services know-how and experience to meet our deployment and data integration objectives,” said Chris Colla, B&G Foods, Inc. Vice President Information Technology and CIO.

Selerant’s DevEX platform will enable B&G Foods, Inc. to maintain visibility into its product development initiatives through centralized data management, effective collaboration, and standardization of processes. The DevEX PLM platform is completely configurable and customized to each user’s needs.

“We are pleased to support the innovation cycle of new product development in the Food and Beverage industry with such an industry-leading manufacturer,” said Jacopo Colombo, Selerant CTO. “We recognize the importance of speed to market, compliance, collaboration and food safety that are all integrated in our software to assist B&G Foods, Inc. in the most successful product developments possible.”

About B&G Foods, Inc.
Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G Foods, Inc. and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute high-quality, branded shelf-stable and frozen foods across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. With B&G Foods’ Inc. diverse portfolio of more than 50 brands you know and love, including Back to Nature, B&G, B&M, Cream of Wheat, Green Giant, Las Palmas, Le Sueur, Mama Mary’s, Maple Grove Farms, Mrs. Dash, New York Style, Ortega, Pirate’s Booty, Polaner, SnackWell’s, Spice Islands and Victoria, there’s a little something for everyone. For more information about B&G Foods, Inc. and its brands, please visit www.bgfoods.com.

About Selerant
Founded in 1990, Selerant Corporation is a leading global provider of formula-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software and consulting services within three core process manufacturing segments: Food & Beverages, Personal Care/Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemicals. From idea to label, Selerant ensures compliance and facilitates innovation for the entirety of formula-based PLM. Selerant has offices in the United States, Italy, China, Germany, France, Switzerland, India, Serbia, and Ukraine.

Selerant food and beverage customers include:

  • McCormick
  • Nestlé
  • Hillshire Brands
  • Welch’s
  • Wrigley
  • Continental Mills
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
  • Brown-Forman
  • Bacardi

Read the release on Business Wire.

Topics: PLM, formula-based PLM, food and beverage, DevEX PLM, B&G Foods, Inc.

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