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Four emerging trends to watch in snacks in 2017

Four emerging trends to watch in snacks in 2017

By Elaine Watson

From sour and heat combinations to charred flavors and California garlic, Sensient Natural Ingredients outlines key flavor/ingredient trends to watch in the snacks category in 2017.

Nomva probiotic fruit snacks: We perform best in the juice set

Expo West 2016

Nomva probiotic fruit snacks: We perform best in the juice set

By Elaine Watson

With more fiber than cold-pressed juice (4-5g per serving), plus a dose of probiotics (Ganeden’s ultra-resilient BC30 strain), Nomva is targeting consumers seeking simple, minimally processed snacks in a convenient format, says brand owner Phenomenal...

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Rawr Bar gives ‘fruit leather’ a veggie twist

By Adi Menayang

Packed with half a serving of vegetables, and a whimsically hand-drawn looking lion on its package, the founders of Rawr Bar wanted to create a friendly addition to any lunchbox.

World Peas acquired by Snack it Forward

World Peas acquired by Snack it Forward

By Elaine Watson

Austin based World Peas – best known for its coated peas and fava bean snacks, has been acquired by L.A. based Snack it Forward LLC - which makes freeze-dried fruit snacks (Sunkist Fruit Chips) and trail mix.

From bugs and beets to meat, a snacking odyssey at Expo West

IN PICTURES: From bugs and beets to meat, a snacking odyssey at Expo West

By Elaine Watson

While cricket flour is still something of a novelty, it’s creeping (and crawling) into more snacks as awareness – and the infrastructure to support its commercial-scale production – ramps up. Meanwhile, chia, fruit, peas, beans, ancient grains and protein...

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