Puffed whole grains are adding crunch to creamy snacks, and ‘quinoa is the next quinoa,’ say trend forecasters at the Whole Grain Council’s Whole Grains Away from Home Conference.
Cide Road organic switchel is now the dominant brand in the US switchel market and the #3 player in the broader drinking vinegars market, with distribution to 3,500 stores nationwide, from Kroger and HyVee to Sprouts and Whole Foods Market, claims CEO and co-founder Kevin Duffy.
If the edible insects market is heating up, and big name retailers from Publix to Sprouts are now stocking cricket bars, snacks and protein powders, why is Whole Foods – which has reportedly temporarily dropped all bug-based products - apparently cooling down?
It's still a new player in the burgeoning 'alternative protein' category, but algae could give rivals a run for their money as formulators learn about its unique properties that enable fortification in challenging applications from low pH beverages to dressings and crackers, claims TerraVia.
Widespread confusion about how packaged foods are made and labeled is eroding consumer trust in brands and threatening future product sales, according to new research from Label Insight.
Move over roasted chickpeas and salted edamame, there is a new protein-packed, on-the-go snacking bean in town: Brami’s lupini beans.