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.
Real egg, cheese and sausage bites are portable meals or snacks for meat lovers
October 7, 2020
Smithfield Power Bites require almost zero prep, which accommodates active and busy lifestyles. Consumers can simply heat the product for 45 seconds in the microwave and eat it out of the container – no fork required.
Premium brand adds warm-breakfast segment to established meats portfolio
September 30, 2020
The makers of Hormel® Black Label® bacon products launched HormelTM Black LabelTM Oven-Baked Egg Bites and HormelTM Black LabelTM Breakfast CombosTM breakfast items. The new convenience offerings are designed to appeal to consumers who want a high-quality, easy-to-prepare breakfast option with protein. Both product lines come in assorted varieties.
Jimmy Dean Casserole Bites and Jimmy Dean Delights Breakfast Wraps can be found in the frozen aisle of retail stores nationwide beginning this fall
August 26, 2020
Jimmy Dean® is bringing two new products to tables, counter tops and desks to enjoy this fall. Jimmy Dean Casserole Bites and Jimmy Dean Delights Breakfast Wraps will join the brand's product portfolio, delivering new warm and satisfying breakfast options, no matter the morning routine.
While whole eggs, yolks and egg whites all supply practical benefits to baked goods, it is egg whites that achieve a lofty, stable foam for aeration or a leavening effect. In fact, egg whites, when whipped, can produce foam six to eight times greater in volume than the original liquid.
Eggs are one of the best sources of choline, an essential nutrient critical for fetal brain development. The Advisory Committee classified choline as an important nutrient that is under-consumed by all Americans. Importantly, 92% of pregnant women fail to meet the daily Adequate Intake (AI) recommendations for choline.
Andrea Schwenk joins the company as vice president of marketing
June 11, 2020
EggLife Foods, Inc., a Chicago-based food brand that uses cage-free eggs, not flour, to reimagine carbohydrate-heavy foods, announced that Andrea Schwenk has joined as the company’s vice president of marketing.
Emily Metz to take on role as president and chief executive officer
May 15, 2020
The American Egg Board (AEB) announced that, effective in June, Emily Metz will assume the role of president and chief executive officer, leading a strong staff and collaborating with the American egg industry to build demand for US eggs and egg products both domestically and abroad. An agriculture industry veteran and passionate strategist, Metz fills the role vacated by previous CEO Anne Alonzo last month.
Each generation dictates the characteristics that help define their particular group. In fact, one research organization has bestowed the nickname “True Gen” onto Gen Z, due to their passion for authenticity.