August, 2015


Health Warrior Honey Almond Chia Protein Bar

Health Warrior, Richmond, Va., has launched a new line of protein bars with 10 grams of protein and about 200 calories per serving.

The Chia-focused company came up with the idea for its new line of protein bars based on consumer demand for a plant-based bar.

The four new flavors chosen for the protein bars were based on flavors that are trending in the high-end natural food market. The Honey Almond Chia Protein Bar blends chia, oats, quinoa, peas, almonds and honey for a delicious, high-fiber bar.

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Rising Demand for Exotic Dishes Tuesday, August 25th, 2015


Kashi Greek Tzatziki Frozen Pizza

American consumers are showing a greater interest in global cuisines and foreign flavors.

This trend is expanding into ethnically flavored beverages, sauces, seasonings, snacks and sweets. With a majority of consumers in the United States noshing, snacks are an easy way for companies to introduce new flavors.

“When we look across our consumer data, we have a very clear-cut group of consumers who are very interested in those even more exotic flavors and getting even more adventurous,” said Jenny Zegler, global trends analyst for Mintel, during a presentation at the Institute of Food Technologists’ annual meeting.

Although Italian and Hispanic cuisines are still the most popular choices for consumers, Greek, Thai, Indian, Korean, Peruvian and African cuisines are six emerging sources of international flavor inspiration.

African ingredients star in Kroger’s Simple Truth Baobab Coconut Granola. This sweet breakfast treat combines oats, coconut, almonds and honey.

Kashi Greek Tzatziki Frozen Pizza is a Greek-flavored grocery staple that is enhanced with spinach, artichokes, tomatoes, feta, mozzarella cheese and a touch of honey.

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Cinnamon Honey Roasted Coconut Chips Friday, August 21st, 2015


Cinnamon Honey Roasted Coconut Chips

These coconut chips are made with premium quality coconut meat, honey and cinnamon.

With only five ingredients, this better-for-you snack is gluten- and dairy-free. Got Snacks?, Norcross, Ga., is committed to creating better for you snacks with unique ingredients.

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