FruitSmart identifies fruit juice, botanical combinations as a trend
February 16, 2023
FruitSmart has identified rising demand for fruit juice and botanical combinations as a major new trend in the healthy beverage space, and will highlight its capability to blend them at Natural Products Expo West, March 8-10, 2023.
California almonds can be a key ingredient to help product innovators adapt to the future
February 7, 2023
Five key 2023 trends from Innova Market Insights present opportunities for almonds, as an accessible, sustainable, and nutritious plant-based ingredient, to play a valuable role in keeping up with consumer and market demands.
Inline Plastics adds seven new Essentials Platters options to growing line
January 26, 2023
Inline Plastics is answering that call and doing so in a sustainable fashion. The company now offers seven new rectangular products in its Essentials Platters line. These all-clear, rectangle-shaped platters are also made with 10% post-consumer content.
The new cupcakes are now available at more than 380 Sprouts Farmers Market stores
January 11, 2023
The Washington red raspberry industry partnered with Rubicon Bakers' Research and Development team to feature a Washington red raspberry puree in both the filling and icing, which complements Rubicon's light and citrusy vegan lemon cupcake.
Foodiq’s new super ingredient unlocks potential of fermented fava beans to take plant-based food to the next level
December 15, 2022
The Finnish company Foodiq has developed a new ingredient that can finally allow plant-based food alternatives to go global. The ingredient, called Fabea+, is made from fermented fava beans and offers a more nutritious, sustainable, and scalable alternative to mainstream ingredients used in the plant-based market, such as soy, pea or oats.
Over the years, bars increasingly focused on health, meal replacement, weight management, and energy. But indulgent branding and product formulations are on the rise again. This turn toward the more extravagant can pave a lucrative path for innovative bar makers.
2023 plans include retail and foodservice expansion and innovative new product introductions
December 5, 2022
A full century after beginning operations in 1922, Mancini Foods has been acquired in its entirety by family member Alan Mancini and his wife, Debbi Mancini. The new company will be called Mancini Foods, LLC.
Sokol almond paste sweetens a variety of bakery foods
November 18, 2022
Sokol Custom Food Ingredients offers an almond paste brimming with a rich and creamy almond flavor. It is ideally suited to help bakers and food manufacturers add flavor and enhance the sweetness of a broad range of baked goods.