Trader Joe’s Launches Organic Purple Maize Cereal

August 9, 2017

An entirely new take on a breakfast classic, Organic Purple Maize Flakes channel the energy of the summer of love into a cereal that’s vibrant in both flavor and hue. If you’re a traditional corn flake fan, you won’t be disappointed by this groovy reboot. It’s wonderfully crisp and oh-so-yummy, true to old-fashioned corn flake form—but with…

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State of the Industry 2017: Puffed and extruded snacks finds diversity in flavors and base ingredients

July 28, 2017

The market shows a trend toward healthy, organic and gluten-free puffed and extruded snacks. Better-for-you options, such as puffed/popped ancient grains, are building steam. Other key trends involve inclusion of higher protein and fiber levels, snacks featuring pulse ingredients, and unique textures that give the consumer a better eating experience. “It really is an opportunistic market,…

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Healthy Food Ingredients Introduces Micro Reduction Process Solution, IntegriPure™

June 20, 2017

Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) announces its latest advancement in food safety with its chemical-free microbial reduction process (MRP) solution, IntegriPure™. It effectively reduces microorganisms while protecting the integrity and functionality of ingredients. The IntegriPure MRP system is an effective alternative to irradiation and other pasteurization technologies. The innovative rotation-based system evenly distributes dry, saturated steam…

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Suntava Purple Corn - Cob

The bold and the beautiful

May 9, 2017

Suntava Purple Corn comes in a variety of forms, including milled, pre-gelatinized, masa meals/flours, whole, freeze-dried and individually quick-frozen kernels, purees, and extruded crisps, to add color and visual interest when used as a base ingredient. Read the full article from Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery

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Emerging brands grow the puffed and extruded snacks category

April 6, 2017

Select snack brands can benefit from telling more of their tale. “Instead of just being focused on price, consumers are focusing on the story behind the ingredient, such as asking if the company making a social impact that they can support with their purchase,” says Petrich. Read the full article from Snack Food & Wholesale…

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