If you’re a seasoned food producer, you’re used to nutrition analysis and label creation being a time consuming and complex process. But newcomers to the industry may not be aware of the complicated decision before you. You could send samples to an expensive laboratory, wait for a third party firm to evaluate your ingredients, or mess with cumbersome CD software. However, you now have a more exciting, cost-effective, and timesaving option.
Below are details demonstrating LabelCalc’s services and features behind our web-based application to help you create FDA-compliant food labels. Reading from left to right, you will see how LabelCalc compares to other methods of analysis when it comes to price, turnaround time, and overall benefits.
|LabelCalc® Online Database Analysis||Analysis with CD Software||Analysis by an Independent Company||Analysis by a Laboratory|
|Instant Nutrition Results||Get new results 24/7 the moment you sign-up.||Wait up to two weeks for shipping and installation.||Wait for the completion of the work and delivery of results.||Wait up to 30 days for results to return to you.|
|Access to Nutrition Information||Always have access to your results and the full USDA-compiled database.||Pay more than $1,500 to set up a server connection for easy access.||Only receive your results.||Only receive your results.|
|Ability to Modify Recipes||Easily change your ingredients anytime from any computer.||Modify recipes only from the computer where CD software has been installed.||Pay up to $100 per recipe to submit modifications.||Pay up to $800 to send a new sample for chemical analysis.|
|Learnable User-Friendly Interface||Get live demos, weekly webinars, and daily access to expert staff if you get stuck.||Pay up to $6,000 to train your employees on the complex software.||N/A||N/A|
|Outside Menu Evaluation||Included in our expert consulting packages.||CD software does not have this capability.||Pay up to $700 for menu evaluation services.|
|FDA-Approved Health Claims Provided||Instantly receive a report of the health claims you qualify for.||CD Software provides some of the more basic health claims.||Pay more than $80 per recipe to receive qualifying health claims.||Pay more than $100 per recipe to receive qualifying health claims|
|Multiple Account Users Allowed||Easily add multiple users with secured access to the same account.||Pay up to $1175 to set up a company network server.||N/A||N/A|
|Ability to Add Your Own Ingredients||Seamlessly add new ingredients and apply them to any recipe in your library.||Pay up to $25 per additional ingredient.||N/A||N/A|