Clean-label snack and bakery products become more prevalent as consumer interest grows (Snackfood & Wholesale Bakery)

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Consumers are reading labels more, looking for products that are nutritious, with ingredients that are easy to understand and that work with their family’s budget. While there’s no official definition…

Frozen foods can boost sales through healthy, flavor-forward innovation (Snackfoods & Wholesale Bakery)

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Frozen foods can boost sales through healthy, flavor-forward innovation Melissa Kvidahl In select spots across the freezer case, sales are heating up—despite consumer trends that seem at odds with growth….

BLOG: Top 10 Trends at Natural Products Expo West

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The Natural Products Show unveils the top natural trends within the food industry such as sustainability, meatless meat and vegan foods. Product developers look for clean label ingredients like Citri-Fi®,…

BLOG: Natural Plant-based Fiber to Improve Vegetarian Meats

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Regardless the reason – reducing saturated fats and cholesterol, celebrating meatless Mondays, trying a new experience or starting a diet for life – the alternative meat market sales propelled north…

BLOG: Effects of Citri-Fi® Citrus Fiber on Baking Soda in Bakery

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“Does Citri-Fi’s acidity set off the baking soda too early in bakery products?” In the baking world, leavening systems can be key in creating quality crumb, loaf volume, and desirable…

Fiberstar Announces the Winners from the 2nd Citrus Fiber Student Innovation Contest

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Fiberstar’s global innovation contest provides University students around the world an opportunity to create new uses for Citri-Fi 125, a natural citrus fiber used in the food and beverage industry…

Creative cookies get thinner, healthier and offer innovative flavors (Snackfood & Wholesale Bakery)

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Boosted nutrition, fewer calories and innovative flavors lead current cookie innovations. (Melissa Kvidahl) In a retail landscape that demands that snacks and baked goods have it all—great taste, affordable pricing,…

Coffee & Tea Market Trends (Natural Products Insider)

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The coffee and tea market is expanding, and while consumers desire healthy drinks, they are also looking for fresh, new flavors in their cold brew and ready-to-drink teas. (Kaddie Stephens)…

Pour it on: Texturizing Dairy Beverages (Dairy Foods)

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Pour it on: texturizing dairy beverages (Dairy Foods) Kimberly Decker To do that and to stand out to consumers in crowded beverage cases, dairy brands have to innovate. And that’s…

Cracker Category Finds Future in Nutrition, Convenience (Prepared Foods)

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Crackers stand on their own with unique nutrition and flavors The crackers category is, without a doubt, in transition. Previously a vehicle for cheese and a garnish for soup, the…