Non-GMO Project Verified Ingredients

Questions arise as non-GMO and BE co-exist

August 4, 2021

The entire portfolio of ingredients within Healthy Food Ingredients, Fargo, ND, either are certified non-GMO and/or organic, said Jennifer Tesch, chief marketing officer. The portfolio includes pulses, soybeans, cereal and ancient grains, seeds, flax, expeller-pressed oils, and Suntava Purple Corn. HFI uses Non-GMO Project verification. “At the time we became verified, we had already been…

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ancient grains

What’s old is new again: finding opportunities for ancient grains and heirloom seeds

July 7, 2021

Overall, the industry has experienced an increase in interest and demand for heirloom grains and seeds since the start of the pandemic.  Jennifer Tesch, chief marketing officer, Healthy Food Ingredients, explains, “We have seen continued demand for amaranth, buckwheat and quinoa and a resurgence in interest in sorghum, flax, and millet specifically. With more people eating…

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Ancient grains tap into at-home breakfast trends

May 13, 2021

More consumers are eating breakfast at home as COVID-19 has more and more people working at home. Companies looking to differentiate their breakfast products may explore ancient grains for innovative ideas. Sorghum, millet, amaranth and teff are some of the ancient grains appearing in ready-to-eat cereal. Buckwheat offers texture and gluten-free aspects to pancakes and…

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Clean-label snack and bakery formulation insights

March 3, 2021

We have been chasing the “clean-label” ideal for so long that you’d think we’d have caught it by now. But then 2020 arrived, the world caught COVID-19, and the industry’s been playing catch-up ever since, trying to make sense of the year gone by and what it means for snack and bakery formulations going forward.…

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2021 Food + Beverage Trends

January 21, 2021

HFI is looking ahead in 2021, highlighting the trends that we anticipate continued growth throughout this year. Take a closer look to see how we’re meeting demand for trending ingredients from immunity support to new innovations in plant-based proteins. Click to download our infographic.

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