Healthy Food Ingredients Announces Agreement to Acquire Heartland Flax

July 14, 2016

Transaction Expands HFI’s Portfolio of Organic, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO Ingredients Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase Heartland Flax, a leading manufacturer of flax and flax oil. HFI plans to close the transaction this fall, adding to its current product portfolio of non-GMO, organic, certified transitional, gluten-free, and identity…

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Buyer Beware: Strong Demand for Non-GMO Requires Advance Ingredient Planning

June 2, 2016

Suppliers:  Sourcing non-GMO, organic ingredients requires planning Consumers want foods made with fewer and more authentic ingredients. In fact, recent market data confirms that non-GMO is the fastest-growing food label claim, with “organic” not far behind. That’s putting extra pressure of food companies to find ingredient suppliers who can meet demand. Read the full article…

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Two Monumental Firsts: Consumer Product with “Organics in Training” Ingredients Hits Stores in June

May 23, 2016

Hesco/Dakota Organic Products Supplies Key Ingredient; Is First to Receive Needed Certification Consumer access to organic foods and grower access to food processors is about to get easier. In early June 2016, Kashi®, a maker of whole grain cereals and other plant-based foods, will introduce the first consumer product (a new breakfast cereal) made with… Read the full article...
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Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) Provides Tips for Food Manufacturers When Selecting a Pulse Supplier

May 20, 2016

Insist on Diverse Supplier Who Can Stay Ahead of Demand The International Year of Pulses (IYP) 2016 is well underway. To celebrate, Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) wants to help food manufacturers select a pulse supplier, especially as the demand for pulses is only expected to increase. Case in point:  Pulse volumes increased 8% in the…

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Using Inclusions, Fillings and Toppings as Tasty, Nutritional Vehicles

May 2, 2016

Inclusions, fillings and toppings add nutritional benefits and more to baked goods and snacks Bakers and snack producers are continually challenged to create the next generation of products that deliver on health, taste and label claims. Inclusions, fillings and toppings are just some of the vehicles they’re using to provide a nutritional boost. Read the…

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