New frozen fruit smoothie kits bring convenient keto, protein, matcha energy, and extra Vitamin C options to consumers
October 14, 2020
Dole Packaged Foods introduced the first Keto Certified Frozen Fruit Blend, the Dole® Keto Berry Blend, and a line of three new Dole Boosted Blends™. Each is designed to help support nutrition goals and can be used to make a convenient, ready-to-blend smoothie.
According to an online survey conducted by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in April of this year, the events of 2020 have had a dramatic impact on our eating habits. In this survey, 85% of respondents have made changes in their dietary habits, and of those, 32% say they are snacking more and thinking about food more than usual (27%). Stress eating related to snacking appears more prevalent in families. When these figures are broken into parents vs. non-parents, 41% of parents are snacking more as a result of coronavirus compared to 29% of non-parents.
The new bars contain 1-2g of sugar, 9g of plant-protein and 4g net carbs
September 24, 2020
Buddha Brands®, maker of better-for-you, plant-based food and beverages, launched Hungry Buddha® Keto Bars in an effort to clean up the keto aisle. The new bars are KETO DONE CLEAN®, and available in four flavors: Chocolate Chip, Coconut Cocoa, Espresso Brownie, and Triple Chocolate.
New brand marks the company’s first keto-friendly line of products
September 21, 2020
General Mills is launching :ratio– an entirely new keto friendly product line that marks the food company’s first keto-focused product. As consumers continue to look for ways to cut back on sugar and carbs through better-for-you alternatives to existing preferences, the ketogenic products category is predicted to grow 5.5% through 2027.
Products features clean and sustainable ingredients such as cassava, sweet potato and Himalayan pink salt
September 7, 2020
LesserEvil, the better-for-you snack brand known for its premium portfolio of tasty snacks, including recently-introduced Keto Certified Mini Cookies, announced its latest innovation, Grain Free Veggie Sticks, which hit shelves in retail and online this September.
The new protein-packed, keto snack mix contains almonds, pistachios and cashews
September 4, 2020
ParmCrisps launched its newest product innovation, ParmCrisps Snack Mix. The Snack Mix contains Original ParmCrisps, almonds, pistachios and cashews and will be available in coveted flavors with premium seasonings like Ranch and Smoky Barbeque.
New varieties are keto-friendly, non-GMO, gluten-free and collagen-based superfood snack bars
August 12, 2020
Emerging health-food and lifestyle brand, MCTco, launched three new "boosted" flavors to its line of MCTBars: Berry Beautiful, Lemon Boost and Banana Beautiful. Each of the new bars furthers MCTco's commitment to taste and nutritional functionality, while maintaining the brand's signature standards of being keto-friendly, non-GMO, gluten-free and collagen-based superfood snack bars.
The ketogenic diet and some other lifestyle diets continue to resonate with consumers
August 12, 2020
Stuck at home with no place to go coupled with the stress of a worldwide pandemic have caused many US consumers to put dieting on the back burner, except for dieters on keto and other lifestyle diets, like gluten-free and clean eating, reports The NPD Group. US adult participation in total diet or nutrition programs dropped from 48.3% in April 2019 to 43.8% in April 2020, while participation in the keto and other specialty diets remained unchanged in April from a year ago, according to NPD’s Health Aspirations & Behavioral Tracking Service.
Catalina Snacks Inc., one of the fastest-growing companies in the keto-friendly cereal and snack food categories, announced that industry veteran Joel Warady has joined the company as president. Warady will lead the growth and expansion of Catalina Snacks as its low-sugar / keto-friendly products continue to capture category leadership positions throughout the US at major retailers.