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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Dionne Meehan joins HFI as VP of quality, compliance and safety

October 25, 2017

Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) is pleased to announce Dionne Meehan has joined its family as Vice President of Quality, Compliance and Safety. Meehan’s role includes support of consistently supplying safe, quality food ingredients as it relates to the areas of quality, compliance and food safety for HFI in realizing its vision of nourishing lives with…

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HFI’s Chris Wiegert on expert panel at Organic & Non-GMO Forum

October 11, 2017

Transitioning from conventional to organic farming is a three-year process. At the upcoming Organic & Non-GMO Forum in St. Louis, MO next month. HFI’s VP of Purchasing, Chris Wiegert, will be one of four expert panelists that will address the challenges currently faced in the industry, such as new standards, uncertainties, and financial security, as well…

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