Alternate routes to protein in baked goods

April 16, 2020

Healthy Food Ingredients (H.F.I.) offers a wide portfolio of non-G.M.O. and organic plant-based proteins including ancient grains, flaxseed and purple corn. They are available in whole form or in further processed formats to suit many varied baking applications. “Whole or milled flaxseed is an excellent inclusion or topping for breads,” said Jay Johnson, chief operating… Read the full article...

HFI adds to Suntava Purple Corn™ ingredients line with launch of extract powder

October 1, 2019

FARGO, ND .  Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) announced an addition to its line of Suntava Purple Corn™ ingredients with the launch of its extract powder. HFI first debuted the new ingredient at the recent International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE) held in Las Vegas. The extract powder was showcased in marshmallows as part of HFI’s camp…

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Looking ahead in 2019: HFI identifies food trends

January 8, 2019

HFI is looking ahead in 2019, highlighting the trends that we anticipate continued growth throughout this year. Plant-based foods While a plant-based diet isn’t new, manufacturers are looking to utilize pulses, legumes, seeds and specialty grains in new and unique ways. Ancient grains are still trending within the plant-based proteins category; however, pulse utilization has emerged…

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U.S. Food Grade Soybeans Ship to Cambodia and Myanmar for First Full-Scale Trials

March 5, 2018

FARGO, North Dakota – Food companies in Myanmar and Cambodia will soon receive their first shipments of U.S. food-grade soybeans loaded this week in Fargo, creating new opportunities for the U.S. soybean industry to build long-term trade with the growing economies. Thanks to support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Quality Samples Program, the…

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Hamel joins HFI family as CFO

February 14, 2018

Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) is pleased to announce Jim Hamel has joined its family as Chief Financial Officer. Hamel’s role includes support of consistently supplying safe, quality food ingredients as it relates to the areas of finance, IT and human resources for HFI. Hamel brings universal financial expertise from previously-held positions at Pillsbury, Haagen Dazs,…

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Purely Pinole​ uses Suntava Purple Corn​ to pack the punch

January 4, 2018

Suntava, a brand of Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI), developed a purple corn variety that originated in Peru—a non-GMO seed going back several hundred years. Seed breeders developed new non-GMO and organic varieties of the corn with more disease resistance and value-added nutritional benefits. HFI contracted Joel and James Starr, fourth generation Nebraska organic farmers to…

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