@HJHeinzCompany Expands Black Label Soup Range with Four New Varieties
Perhaps the biggest challenge when adding fiber to baked foods and snacks is the need to develop products that meet consumer expectations for taste, texture and visual appeal. Adding cereal grain fiber beyond 10% to 20% can make it difficult to maintain essential properties of baked foods.
The Hillshire Brands Co. announced 16 new products were added to the Jimmy Dean line of sandwiches and bowls, the largest product launch in the brand’s history.
SodaStream International, Ltd. is tapping into health and wellness trends to sell more soda makers in the United States, where its performance has slipped in recent quarters.
Matador Beef Jerky, made by Link Snacks Inc., the global meat snacks leader and distributed by Frito-Lay North America Inc.— a business unit of PepsiCo Inc. – has added Chili Lime to its line of products.
As consumers clamor for more protein, even fruit processor Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. has tapped into the trend.
Erysweet erythritol, a new non-bioengineered ingredient, is only 0.2 calories per gram and 70% as sweet as sugar, which is 4 calories per gram, according to Portland-based Steviva Ingredients.
The latest spate of launches from General Mills, Inc. taps into five consumer trends: gluten-free, protein, bold flavors, whole grains and indulgence.