Eat Just and Cuisine Solutions partner on four globally inspired flavors
January 26, 2021
The JUST Egg Sous Vide bites will be sold as a box of four that can be heated in a conventional oven, toaster oven or microwave, and as with other JUST Egg formats, the key ingredient is mung bean protein.
Parents can make every bite count by feeding eggs as a fundamental first food
January 11, 2021
One of the best foods for a baby’s healthy brain development is already in most refrigerators: eggs. In an historic first, the newly released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans include recommendations for birth to 24 months old and specifically recommend eggs as an important first food for infants and toddlers, as well as for pregnant women and lactating moms.
Labor-saving, convenient, and on-trend—demand for value-added egg products is growing as formulators and restaurant chains find more than a handful of reasons to fit the various forms of prepared eggs into the manufacturing or food preparation cycle.
Move marks mass expansion with an increased focus in brand marketing and innovation
December 18, 2020
Egg Innovations announced the acquisition of innovative, protein-centric fresh snacking brand PECKISH today in an all-stock deal. PECKISH joins the family of brands, which includes recently launched Blue Sky Family Farms eggs, marking mass expansion on the horizon.
The transaction is set to be completed by the first calendar quarter of 2021
December 15, 2020
Almark Foods and Michael Foods, a subsidiary of Post Holdings, Inc., announced that they have entered an agreement for the sale of Almark Foods. The transaction is set to be completed by the first calendar quarter of 2021.
New egg-based frozen, refrigerated foods lead innovation
November 9, 2020
In a changing environment, eggs remain the same. They are valuable ingredients for formulators who rely on their multiple functional properties, nutritional profile, and familiar taste for a consumer population seeking solace through food. Even as grocers and manufacturers consolidate SKUs, innovative new products made with eggs satisfy consumer demand for fresh ideas and flavorful adventure.
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.