OZO enters foodservice channel with nutritional advantage, clean ingredients and seamless packaging
September 9, 2020
Customers can feel good knowing they are eating a clean protein option full of flavor and made with non-GMO, soy-free ingredients. The OZO foodservice line is now available in four plant-based offerings: burgers, ground, nuggets and breakfast sausage patties, catering to all dayparts.
Enzyme Development Corporation introduces food-grade biocatalyst, a botanical protease, ENZECO® FICIN 100
September 3, 2020
Ficin, a natural non-GMO proteolytic biocatalyst from the latex of Ficus species (tropical fig tree), is approved for use in food and perfect for clean label products. Ficin functions similarly to other plant cysteine proteases, such as Papain and Bromelain, but has a lower deactivation temperature, making it ideal for meat tenderizing applications, particularly thin cuts of meat such as fajita strips.
In the pantheon of snack foods, "salty and crunchy" stands on the highest pedestal of cravings. "Salty snacks are supremely satisfying to all consumers," says Elisa Maloberti, director at the American Egg Board.
With the clean label trend now established, consumer interest increasingly is shifting to other aspects of clean food and drinks. Sustainability has emerged as a key driver, particularly with regard to packaging and plastics.
Vegetable oils still lead the field over animal-based fats when it comes to new food oil developments. Perceived as healthier in that they contain more unsaturated fatty acids, they have faced challenges when it comes to cooking or baking, as they are not normally robust at the high temperatures needed in heat processing.
New Buffalo-Style Chicken and Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheddar are the latest addition to the brand's hand-held line
May 15, 2020
Mikey's, a pioneer in gluten-free, dairy-free hand-held meals and snacks, announced two new savory flavors: Buffalo-Style Chicken and Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheddar. These new pockets join the complete line of gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free and soy-free products.
Glanbia Nutritionals unveils insights into major food, beverage industry trends
May 12, 2020
Times change, and so do consumers’ tastes. After all, there’s a reason the phrase “flavor of the month” exists. Capturing interest, and the harder job of holding onto it, is a constant challenge for food and beverage producers.