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November 13, 2018
Inca Golden Berries: The Ancient Fruit with a Bright Future

Inca Golden Berries: The Ancient Fruit with a Bright Future

Like acai and quinoa before it, the Inca golden berry is a New World superfood that’s impressing everyone from health-conscious snackers to gourmet chefs. Inca golden […]
October 10, 2018
Go Gluten-Free with Green Banana Flour

Go Gluten-Free with Green Banana Flour

Green banana flour is a simple ingredient: Unripe bananas are steamed and peeled, then the inner fruit is air-dried before being milled into a fine powder. […]
September 26, 2018
Why You Can't Beat Red Beets

Why You Can’t Beat Red Beets

Searching for a new ingredient to bring extra flavor, color, and nutrition to your food products? Dehydrated red beets have all three, making them a popular […]
September 12, 2018
Understanding Compliance for Your Ingredient Supplier: FSMA

Understanding Compliance for Your Ingredient Supplier: FSMA

Each year in the United States, roughly 48 million people get sick from preventable foodborne diseases; these types of contaminations not only threaten public health but […]
August 29, 2018
Orange Peel Granules: The Citrus Flavor That Packs a Punch

Orange Peel Granules: The Citrus Flavor That Packs a Punch

Orange is a longtime favorite among consumers of all ages from around the world and has enjoyed a burst of popularity in the wave of creative […]
July 25, 2018
GFSI, a valuable food safety standard

Understanding Certifications for Your Ingredient Supplier: GFSI

If you’re in charge of ingredient procurement for your company, it can be challenging to identify which certifications you want (and need) your food suppliers to […]
July 11, 2018
Crystalized Ginger: The Spicy-Sweet Superfood

Crystallized Ginger: The Spicy-Sweet Superfood

Ginger is one of the hottest flavor trends in the market today, though its distinctive taste has been a favorite around the world for centuries. This […]
June 20, 2018
Transparency: How to improve it for your customers

4 Ways to Improve Transparency in the Food Industry

Now more than ever, consumers are concerned about food safety. In a recent study from the Center for Food Integrity, less than half of respondents (44%) […]
June 6, 2018
Food recalls and the need for certified suppliers

Recent Food Recalls Point to the Need for Certified Suppliers

The number of FDA food recalls rose an astonishing 93% between 2012 and 2017, as reported by Food Safety Tech. The same report revealed that USDA-led […]
May 16, 2018
Understanding HACCP

Understanding Certifications for Your Ingredient Supplier: HACCP

Crafting the best product means getting your hands on the best ingredients. While this sounds obvious in theory, anyone who works in ingredient procurement knows that […]
May 2, 2018
Cauliflower: The Versatile Veggie for Every Meal

Cauliflower: The Versatile Veggie for Every Meal

If you only associate cauliflower with the remnants of a veggie tray at a family gathering, then you’re probably missing out on all the delicious offerings […]
March 28, 2018
What to Look for in a Quality Ingredient Supplier

What to Look for in a Quality Ingredient Supplier

If you have the responsibility of ingredient procurement director, or a similar role at your organization, it can feel overwhelming to sift through numerous potential suppliers […]