Adventurous flavors – albeit those with a touch of nostalgia – are driving new snack launches around the globe, evident at SNAC International’s annual SNAXPO, held in Orlando, Florida, from March 31 to April 2.
The snacks industry continues down a plant-based path, evident in the number of brands - old and new - that showed off their takes at the Natural Products Expo West show held in Anaheim, California last week (March 5-9).
Kinomi blends exotic flavours like Indian green mango and kombu seaweed with nuts including baru - a nutritious but little-known nut from Brazil. “I season lightly so the hero flavour is always the nut," the company's founder says.
Industrial baking supplier Steenbergs Organic has extended its
range of organic spice mixes used in the production of bakery items
such as loaves, biscuits and cakes to help bakers target the
growing organic sector.
China has been the dominant supplier of many herbs, spices and
ingredients to the Russian market for the last 10 years, but a
reduction in Chinese crop areas to make way for more profitable
products has given local growers from the...
Ilapak has supplied McCormick Foods, manufacturer of the
brand-leading Schwartz range of herbs, spices and seasonings, with
a Vegatronic 2000 vertical, form, fill and seal machine designed to
produce pyramid packs for its new Shotz...