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The benefits of fruits and superfruits

Exotic superfruits aren’t the only fruits in town loaded with health benefits, consumers are discovering. Many perennial favorites like cherries, blueberries and raspberries are packed with vitamins, antioxidants and other nutrients. 


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Tips for entering the foodservice market

The foodservice market can be a profitable one for companies that go beyond convenience to offer healthy ingredients and trendy flavor profiles.


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Ethnic flavors liven up baked goods, snacks

Everyday products, from popcorn to chips to dessert, are seeing an ethnic infusion as manufacturers strive to satisfy consumer demand for new and interesting offerings.


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Baking treats the gluten-free way

Enjoy Life Foods’ cookies, snack bars, chips, cereals, granolas and trail mixes are made in an allergen-free, gluten-free facility, and the company’s 40,050-sq.-ft. production plant is bulging at the seams to accommodate growing demand for its products. Enjoy Life is expanding at such a rapid pace, it may need to add a facility or relocate to a larger one. 


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Cookie market: Enjoying gluten-free treats

It’s Celiac Awareness month, so we explore Enjoy Life Foods, the first bakery to gain gluten-free certification from the Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO). In business 12 years, Enjoy Life’s mission is to make great-tasting, allergy-free, gluten-free cookies, bars and grab-and-go foods that nearly everyone can ‘eat freely’ without worry.


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Snack Manufacturer of the Year: Ballreich Bros. potato chip production

Ballreich Bros.’ 75,000-sq.-ft. potato chip and snack plant churns out 2,000-5,000 lb. of product an hour. Manufacturing product on a just-in-time basis, the family owned and operated company in Tiffin, Ohio, also produces new Sweet Potato Chips and shoestring Potato Sticks in three flavors.


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Snack Manufacturer of the Year: New (potato) chips off the old block

Family-owned Ballreich Bros., Tiffin, Ohio, has a large fan base that pines for its various potato chips as well as crispy new shoestring potato sticks, popcorn, pretzels and other snacks. 


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TIA Convention returns to Las Vegas

“A World of Tortillas” is the theme of the Tortilla Industry Association’s 25th Annual Convention & Trade Exposition,  May 30-31, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. 


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A Look at tortilla trends

The popularity of Hispanic cuisine, interest in better-for-you foods and mealtime versatility are just some of the reasons why consumers and foodservice operators are buying more tortillas. 


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Improvements in scales for the baking industry

Bakers and snack manufacturers want hygienically designed scales that feature enhanced connectivity, data integration and wireless options among their top choices.


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