Trends, ingredients, products, packaging, equipment and formulation strategies for frozen snacks and appetizers like fillo cups, taquitos, quiche bites, soft pretzels, breaded/battered foods and other products.
Pagoda Asian-snacks, marketed by Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc., recently unveiled formulation updates to its Potsticker and Crab Rangoon offerings, as well as bold new sauces, to give snack-lovers everywhere a great tasting better-for-you option to keep on hand when that Asian-food craving hits at home.
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.
Doritos, one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, today announced the nationwide availability of its boldest nacho snack yet: Doritos Loaded, a bite-sized, triangle-shaped snack loaded with melted cheese and covered in a crispy Doritos-flavored crust.
Mistica Foods, LLC, a woman-owned protein processing and innovation company, announced a partnership with the Kellogg Company to launch ready-to-cook chicken breast bites breaded with Cheez-It original crackers.
Fusion cuisine is nothing new, but millennials in particular love a good mash-up. This concept takes a familiar egg roll appetizer and elevates it with trending Southeast Asian flavors, like sweet Thai basil, aromatic lemongrass, and piquant chili oil.