2019 Bell Pepper Harvest

An Inside Look at the 2019 Bell Pepper Harvest

Bell peppers aren’t quite what they seem. They are not related to black pepper, and although they are a member of the Capsicum annuum family, they do not contain capsaicin (any hot wing lovers out there?). Albeit a puzzling vegetable (botanically speaking, it’s a fruit, but we digress), their popularity is never questioned as a […]

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Roasted Vegetables and the Rise of Plant-Based Diets

It’s undeniable there is a rise in plant-based eating. Now, more than ever before, consumers are looking to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into their diets. Don’t confuse plant-based eating as a trend either. More and more it’s proving to be a way of life. Consumers are demanding nutritious products that not only taste good […]

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International flavors

What International Flavors Are Trending?

How Global Cuisine Impacts Our Taste Buds Just when you thought you had tasted it all, something new hits the market. As flavors are ever-evolving and new trends are set by chefs around the globe, our palates expand further. The food industry is constantly changing, and exciting flavors and spices found in international fare are […]

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Zucchini: The Versatile, Vitamin-Rich Vegetable

Zucchini: The Versatile, Vitamin-Rich Vegetable

Zucchini may come last on an alphabetical list of health food products, but it certainly doesn’t deserve that spot under any other circumstances. This powerhouse member of the squash family has been popular for decades and it shows no sign of going anywhere. From delicious, sweet zucchini bread to the savory zoodles popularized by health […]

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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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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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