New real food bars feature nutrient-dense chia seeds as the first ingredient
July 11, 2018
These real food bars feature nutrient-dense chia seeds (rich in prebiotics and omega 3’s) as the first ingredient and only 3g of sugar per 100 calorie, 25g bar, making it easy to eat a healthy snack on-the-go without too much on sugar.
Arla Foods’ new single whey protein solution addresses protein bar texture deterioration
July 10, 2018
The sports bars category, which includes protein bars, has enjoyed a period of strong growth. According to Euromonitor International, value sales rose by an average of 7.8% a year between 2012 and 2017.
DuPont Nutrition & Health launches GUARDIAN® TOCO 30P Antioxidant from naturally sourced mixed tocopherols
June 26, 2018
Manufacturers of cereal and granola brands now have a convenient, easy-to-use antioxidant protection product when compared to liquid tocopherols. The powder format can help ease manufacturing concerns such as homogenous distribution, handling, labor-intensive cleanup and application equipment costs and limitations.
More consumers want breakfast anytime of day and new culinary trends seek to satisfy those desires
June 22, 2018
With the erosion of three squares a day and without a clear distinction between light meals and heavy snacks, the percent of US adults who agree that breakfast is the most important meal a day has notched down somewhat from 57% in 2007 to 52% in 2017, according to data published in Breakfast and Breakfast Foods All Day: Culinary Trend Tracking Series. Even so, breakfast still beats the pancakes out of lunch (18%) or dinner (19%) by this measure.
New bars contain 7g of protein and 3g of fiber, while limiting sugar to 4g per serving
June 20, 2018
Available in flavors like Peanut Butter Cup and Chocolate Chip, thinkKIDS bars provide a balance of taste and nutrition with 7g of protein and 3g of fiber, while limiting sugar to 4g per serving. Each bar is also gluten free, GMO-free and made with no artificial flavors or colors.
Kellogg's Raisin Bran with Bananas provides real fruit and a good source of potassium
June 8, 2018
For fans craving a breakfast that is wholesome yet convenient, Kellogg's Raisin Bran with Bananas provides real fruit and a good source of potassium. The addition of real banana slices is a simple, sweet complement to the crispy bran flakes, sun-ripened raisins, and whole grains and fiber.
Prepared Foods readers select Enjoy Life Foods Grain & Seed Bars as their favorite new product launch from April 2018
June 4, 2018
Readers ascribed 44% of the vote to Enjoy Life Foods Grain & Seed Bars. Blake's Hard Cider New Kinder Cider Series finished as the runner-up, while third-place was shared evenly by Green Giant Fresh Vegetable Meal Bowls, Purely Elizabeth Single-Serve Vibrant Oats & Grain-Free Superfood Bars and Hostess Baseball CupCakes.
ONE Brands introduces decadent bars sweetened with stevia that contain 20g of protein
May 30, 2018
Sweetened with stevia, ONE Basix Bars offer a simplified take on traditional ONE Bars. Ideal for anytime snacks and treats, ONE Basix Bars are free of gluten, sugar alcohols and sucralose and are Kosher Certified.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.