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 choice for healthful food offerings. Red beets bring body and an earthy, slightly sweet taste to recipes; and also provide a source of natural red food coloring, perfect for […]

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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 can significantly damage a business’ reputation. Getting your ingredients from a certified and compliant supplier means producing higher-quality food, reducing your risk of food recalls, and earning the trust […]

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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 food and drink trends. Orange peel granules are an especially versatile food ingredient and a welcome addition to many sweet and savory recipes, making it easier than ever for […]

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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 have. With so many certification logos and acronyms out there today, how can you tell which are the most important to look for? At Seawind Foods, we’re well-versed in […]

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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 spice has always been prized for its widely reported health benefits, and can be enjoyed in a number of different ways. In crystallized form, ginger is even more versatile, […]

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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%) said they hold a positive impression of the food manufacturing industry — but that doesn’t mean you have no chance at winning over your target market. In fact, 63% […]

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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 obtaining superior ingredients takes a lot of research and nurtured relationships with trusted producers. Fortunately, several standards are in place that help businesses in the food industry measure the […]

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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 of this cruciferous vegetable. While many people grew up seeing cauliflower exclusively served alongside carrots and broccoli, times have changed — and for the better. Rich in nutrients, this […]

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