Today’s market for better-for-you extruded snacks is skyrocketing, with products like veggie straws and other puffed/expanded products finding appeal among shoppers seeking alternatives to traditional offerings.
Private label has come a long way from its “generic” years. Today, focuses are on premium, national-brand-better (NBB) offerings and clean eating—snack and bakery products that are part of the better-for-you category, including those that are gluten-free.
For over 500 years, we’ve been looking for the fountain of youth—that magical restorative water that will make us look and feel younger. While the fountain has yet to be discovered, we can find some solace in knowing that many of the foods we eat are becoming healthier for us.
J&J Snack Foods Corp. recently acquired Corazonas HEARTBAR oatmeal squares. Corazonas HEARTBARS provide a mix of heart-healthy ingredients, all while being non-GMO, high in protein (up to 6g), low sodium and rich in fiber. The oatmeal squares use only simple, wholesome, non-gluten containing ingredients.
Quinn Snacks' ready to eat, farm-to-bag popcorn, is now available in snack-size bags in two flavors: ready to eat popcorn with coconut oil, made with organic and virgin coconut oil, and ready to eat white cheddar, the first white cheddar ready to eat popcorn to use only real white cheddar cheese.