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.
ADM using IFT to highlight purposeful ingredients, value-added services
June 14, 2017
Customers can learn more about ADM’s purposeful ingredients and value-added services at the 2017 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Expo June 25-28 in Las Vegas, at the Sands Expo Convention Center.
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.
Check out the June 2017 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sauces, dressing and condiments. Other features include better-for-you textures, targeting the Millennial generation, and much more.