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.
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.
Coconut water concentrate is a flexible, functional ingredient that helps nutrition bars
February 20, 2017
Ready to amp up your nutrition bar with a positive charge? Coconut water concentrate (CWC) is full of electrolytes, nutrients and binding properties, making it easy to see why iTi Tropicals has identified this as a new application.
Consumer survey shows almonds rank as top nut for pairing with milk, dark and white chocolate
February 20, 2017
Chocolate products with almonds are the preference of consumers around the world, according to two recent studies from the Almond Board of California (ABC). The same research concluded that happiness, taste and stress reduction are the top three reasons consumers eat chocolate, which they are consuming an average of 10.6 times per month.1 Taste and experience play a significant role when consumers are selecting what type of chocolate they’d like
Milne offers unique fruit and vegetable concentrate flavors that are deliciously different
February 6, 2017
Milne offers unique fruit and vegetable concentrate flavors that are deliciously different. With fresh, natural taste and clean labels, these three distinctive concentrates have no added sugar and are ideal for beverage bases, extenders, sports and rehydration drinks, healthy smoothies and functional water flavors.
Inclusions maker Parker Products breaks ground for new plant, expects to triple capacity
December 21, 2016
Parker Products, a leading provider of inclusions and other specialty ingredients for the baking, dairy, beverage, confectionery, and RTE and snack industries, has broken ground for 90,000-square-foot facility.
Check out the April 2017 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on how technologists are addressing sugar reduction with an expanding menu of sweeteners, the use of salts and spices to modernize formulations, and much more!