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2023 Food & Beverage Trends Infographic

December 7, 2022

HFI is looking ahead to 2023, highlighting the trends that we anticipate to be in focus. Take a closer look to see how we’re meeting demand for trending ingredients from specialty flours made from alternative grains to flaxseed.

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Alternative grains add value to baked foods

November 30, 2022

Healthy Food Ingredients offers a range of grains in whole form that may be further processed into flours. This includes ancient grains, cereal grains, purple corn and pulses. While nutrition and functionality are critical to selecting alternative grains, consumer interest can go beyond those attributes. “Consumers are demanding products that are not only clean label…

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Michael Todd joins Healthy Food Ingredients as Chief Executive Officer

October 18, 2022

FARGO, ND (October 18, 2022).  Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) is pleased to announce Michael Todd has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Todd will lead HFI’s focus on sustainably sourced on-trend ingredients, bringing innovation to customers. Todd brings extensive industry experience from previously held executive positions at SunOpta, ADM, and most recently…

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Ancient grain blends can help offset costs

August 3, 2022

Healthy Food Ingredients works with customers to blend ancient grains into applications like granola bars, said Chris Wiegert, sustainability/business development officer. Buckwheat is appearing in many pancake mixes, and sorghum works well in gluten-free items, he added. Processing per pound at HFI facilities tends to cost the same whether it involves wheat or an ancient…

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Formulators have many options, but they face some challenges when producing high-protein bars and snacks.

March 23, 2022

Protein is hot with consumers, and manufacturers of bars and snacks are responding with many new alternatives on the market. Protein is associated with healthy lifestyles and helping to build muscles, among other benefits. “Any pulse or ancient grain in a flaked, grit or flour form can be utilized to enhance the protein of a…

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