Sustaining bread category growth

December 15, 2021

The last year has proven quite profitable for bakeries serving the retail market for fresh bread. Pandemic-minded shoppers returned to bread with revitalized interest, seeking the comfort and assurance of trusted national and regional brands. Now bakeries need to identify strategies to maintain this momentum as American society gradually eases back into pre-pandemic shopping and…

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2022 Food + Beverage Trends

December 9, 2021

HFI is looking ahead to 2022, highlighting the trends that we anticipate to be in focus this next year. Take a closer look to see how we’re meeting demand for trending ingredients from immunity support to innovative solutions with clean label ingredients. Click to download our infographic.

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State of the Industry 2021: Tortillas grow through product diversity

October 20, 2021

Jennifer Tesch, chief marketing officer, Healthy Food Ingredients, Fargo, ND, says that trends in the tortilla category include continued growth and demand for clean, simple label, whole grain, gluten-free, plant-based proteins, non-GMO, and organic. “We have seen continued demand for amaranth, buckwheat, and quinoa, and a resurgence in interest in sorghum, flax, and millet specifically.…

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Color options are growing

September 29, 2021

When thinking about using natural colors in baked goods and snacks, it’s easy to get hung up on the limitations these additives have compared to their synthetic counterparts. In some ways, it’s true. These ingredients — which aren’t labeled as natural at all — need to be formulated with care to ensure stability and vibrancy.…

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Healthy Food Ingredients launches Cultivating Goodness® video series

September 21, 2021

Healthy Food Ingredients launches its Cultivating goodness® video series highlighting its specialty ingredient capabilities. Beginning with non-GMO and certified organic brown and golden flax, HFI’s flax milling capabilities provide custom-milled ingredients from coarse to fine mesh for a unique and wide range of finished product applications including bakery, snack, cereals, nutrition bars, pet food and…

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