Alternative grains add value to baked foods

November 30, 2022

Healthy Food Ingredients offers a range of grains in whole form that may be further processed into flours. This includes ancient grains, cereal grains, purple corn and pulses. While nutrition and functionality are critical to selecting alternative grains, consumer interest can go beyond those attributes. “Consumers are demanding products that are not only clean label…

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non-gmo oils

Demand for non-GMO ingredients remains strong

February 2, 2022

Like soybean oil, non-GMO corn oil may be hard to find since 93% of all corn acres planted in the United States last year were biotech varieties, according to the USDA. Healthy Food Ingredients, Fargo, ND, offers both corn oil and canola oil that have been certified by the Non-GMO Project, Bellingham, Wash. Product is…

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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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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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Non-GMO Project Verified Ingredients

Questions arise as non-GMO and BE co-exist

August 4, 2021

The entire portfolio of ingredients within Healthy Food Ingredients, Fargo, ND, either are certified non-GMO and/or organic, said Jennifer Tesch, chief marketing officer. The portfolio includes pulses, soybeans, cereal and ancient grains, seeds, flax, expeller-pressed oils, and Suntava Purple Corn. HFI uses Non-GMO Project verification. “At the time we became verified, we had already been…

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