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Peanut Honey Crunch Old Fashioned, All Natural Popcorn
Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Hammond’s Old-Fashioned

Hammond’s Old-Fashioned, All Natural popcorn is popped to perfection and delightfully scrumptious!

The Denver-based company offers seven varieties of this popcorn, including the made with honey variety Peanut Honey Crunch.

Hammond’s Candies has gained global recognition for its handcrafted, oversized candy canes, ribbon candy and lollipops. The company produces an extensive line of candy, ranging from chocolate bars to taffy and lollipops to candy canes.

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What’s in your kitchen?
Thursday, March 5th, 2015

For years, consumers have been paying more attention to the ingredients in their products. Natural and organic foods are booming, and a far-reaching movement to formulate clean-label foods and beverages has swept the industry.

Consumers want to be familiar with the ingredients in the products they buy, and some even insist on being able to find the ingredients in their own pantry. A recent survey by The NPD Group confirms these trends by looking at what foods and ingredients consumers are keeping in their kitchen. The results: fresh foods are up, as is Greek yogurt and ancient grains.

“The fact that U.S. consumers are stocking items that are perceived fresher or healthier speaks to the bigger picture needs of consumers today,” says Darren Seifer, NPD food and beverage industry analyst. “Not that people are stopping the consumption of other items that historically have been on hand in kitchens, but what people are grabbing for more readily seems to be toward the fresh side with more healthful benefits.”

The Greek yogurt boom was recorded in this survey, with the household penetration of this dairy product jumping from 9% in 2009 to 29% in 2014. Even sweeter for consumers, many Greek yogurt varieties rely on honey to provide an exceptional taste and smooth mouthfeel.

Chobani offers a unique spin on Greek yogurt with its Flip line of products that feature a compartment for yogurt, and another for a mix-in, such as clover honey.

Quinoa also recorded impressive household penetration gains, jumping from 5% in 2011 to 13% in 2014. Bakers have taken note of the quinoa craze and started adding the ingredient to a variety of loaf and artisan breads.

New Haven, Conn.-based Chabaso Bakery produces an ancient grain demi ciabatta, featuring a mix of Old World grains and honey, quinoa flour and rolled oats. There are more than 16 grams of whole grains per serving in the product. In breads with multiple whole and ancient grains, honey helps smooth the flavor profile and retain moisture in the finished products.

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Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
Friday, February 27th, 2015

Do you love peanut butter? Then let’s celebrate!

This Sunday, March 1st is Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Express your affection for the nutty spread by snacking on your favorite varieties. This year try a sweet honey twist with Nature Valley Peanut Butter Soft Baked Oatmeal Squares made with 100% natural whole grain oats, sweetened with honey and soft baked to perfection.

Another great find for peanut butter connoisseurs is all-natural Old Home Foods Honey peanut butter made with fresh peanuts and sea salt and available creamy or crunchy. Put it in your best cookie recipe, on top of fresh fruit or just eat it plain–it’s up to you! Happy snacking!

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