Consumers are looking for nutritious and delicious products with enhanced protein that also taste good. They also seek non-GMO, gluten-free, vegetarian and sustainably sourced ingredients in the products they purchase.
Welch’s FruitWorx pieces bring the great flavor and nutritious goodness of grapes to prepared food formulations
May 15, 2017
There’s no denying the appeal of fresh fruit, but for many formulations, using dried, dehydrated, or otherwise moisture-reduced fruits are the better solution—especially with fruits such as grapes that have a high juice level. Still, for the fruit to retain the flavor, color, and health components of fresh, the water extraction must be done right.
Processors are turning to a number of newly available and adaptable fruit choices. While standards such as apples, blueberries, pears, and mangoes are more popular than ever, the choices within these fruit types are expanding.
New research examines blueberries' effect on cognitive function in healthy older adults
March 27, 2017
New research published in the European Journal of Nutrition found that daily consumption of the equivalent of one cup of fresh blueberries, given as 24g of freeze-dried powder, showed positive changes in cognitive function over a placebo.
HFI’s Suntava Purple Corn is Non-GMO Project Verified in processed forms of flour, meal and grits, available as both organic and non-GMO
March 15, 2017
Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) has added several new products to its portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients. One of HFI’s signature products, Suntava Purple Corn®, is now Non-GMO Project Verified in processed forms of flour, meal and grits, available as both organic and non-GMO.