Ingredient technology, nut ingredient forms, specifications, characteristics and applications for tree nuts, such as almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, macadamia nuts, coconut and hazelnuts; related legumes including peanuts and soy; and seeds, such as sunflower, flax and sesame. Also addressing nut analogues and flavors, allergenicity, health benefits, label claims, and shelf life.

  • Hazelnut Farming Initiative Promotes Sustainability
    Confectionery product formulators could soon see improvements in hazelnut ingredients as UTZ Certified launches a 3-year initiative in Turkey that aims to bring sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • 10 Functional Food Trends of 2014
    A heightened interest in natural products and an emphasis on protein make up a couple of the major trends impacting how consumers today shop and purchase their food products. New insights from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), gathered from a variety of industry ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • Nut Butter, Sweet Spread Sector to Hit $6.5 Billion by 2018
    Starting from a simple jar of peanut butter and evolving to the industry game-changer Nutella, a recent boom in the nut-based and sweet spread sector has opened doors to endless opportunities for manufacturers of these spreads, according to the latest market data from ...More
    April 3, 2014 Posted in News
  • USDA Says Food Prices Could Spike by 4%
    Weather patterns have been less than cooperative for food producers in recent months, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) predicts the cost of beef, poultry and eggs will likely spike due to severe weather and drought in much of the United States. ...More
    March 26, 2014 Posted in News
  • Extreme Weather Driving Food Prices Up
    Harsh weather conditions across the United States will drive up food prices this year, with the cost of beef, pork, vegetables and nuts predicted to jump the highest, according to a new agricultural analysis from Kansas State University. ...More
    March 18, 2014 Posted in News
  • KIND Introduces STRONG & KIND Savory Snacks
    KIND Healthy Snacks introduced STRONG & KIND, the brand’s new savory snack line and a movement aimed at changing the way people view strength and kindness. ...More
    March 13, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Flavor
  • Health, Convenience Drive Nut Market
    Nuts have become the snack food of choice as consumers increasingly favor their health benefits and convenience, according to a release from Innova Market Insights. ...More
    March 12, 2014 Posted in News
  • Diet Rich in Omega-3s Linked to Better Sleep
    Individuals who have trouble sleeping may want to increase their dietary intake of omega-3-rich foods like leafy green vegetables, vegetable oils, nuts, and fish and fish oil, according to a new study published in the Journal of Sleep Research. ...More
    March 10, 2014 Posted in News, Nutraceuticals
  • The Joy of Gluten-Free Baking
    Gluten-free bakery products require multiple ingredients to work together in order to replace the gluten and leave a gluten-counterpart texture behind. ...More
    March 5, 2014 Posted in Digital Issues, Bakery / Cereal, Flavor
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