Posted by Selerant on 4/03/2014

Selerant Defines Best Practices for Preparing Your Products


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NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Selerant ( provides clear steps to prepare food and beverage products for the FDA's proposed food labeling laws:"The FDA's proposed changes will change not only how consumers view their products, but will also significantly change how food and beverage manufacturers create and market them," says Selerant COO, Sunil Thomas.

The FDA has proposed changes that will impact how nutritional value is calculated by changing the arbitrary serving sizes to a more realistic size and subsequent analysis.  In addition, calories and added sugars will be more prominently displayed.Read more about the proposed laws here:

The Labeling Laws blog is the latest in a series of educational blogs created by Selerant.  "We saw the need to provide expertise to team leaders and executives," states Selerant COO, Sunil Thomas.  "This blog provides best practices in a clear and concise format."View all of Selerant's blog series here: blogs currently feature brief explanations with actionable instructions for PLM best practices, including:

Compliant Labeling
Recipe Management
PLM/ERP Integration

PLM Acronyms (what they actually mean)Many blogs provide downloadable forms that allow companies to define their needs, compare and contrast with multiple vendors, and start defining the scope of their PLM solution."The Selerant Blog is a great resource for PLM practitioners especially within the process industry. It provides relevant, practical information that can help companies improve their PLM solution," statesTom Gill, Senior Consultant from CIMdata.

About Selerant

Founded in 1990, Selerant Corporation focuses solely on formula-based product development software to expedite time to market, ensure quality and regulatory compliance, improve product quality, and build lasting relationships with their customers.

Earning the prestigious ISO-9001: 2000 certification for best practices, as well as successfully achieving FDA 21CFR PART II compliance implementation, Selerant provides exceptional service and solutions for over 500 companies and global mid-sized organizations.  With a global presence and over 300 cumulative years of experience, Selerant offers unique expertise to serve leaders in process manufacturing industries, including:  Food, Beverage, Flavor, Chemicals, Paint, Ink, Fragrance, Household Goods, Pharmaceuticals, and Cosmetics.

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About CIMdata

CIMdata, an independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterpriseʼs ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). CIMdata provides world- class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods on PLM. CIMdata also offers research, subscription services, publications, and education through international conferences. To learn more about CIMdata's services, visit our website at or contact CIMdata at: 3909 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108,USA. Tel: +1 734.668.9922. Fax: +1 734.668.1957; or at Oogststraat 20, 6004 CV Weert, The Netherlands. Tel: +31 (0) 495.533.666.


Michelle Duerst
Marketing/PR Director

Tom Gill
Senior Consultant
t.gill@cimdata.comSOURCE Selerant Corporation


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