From baking mixes and cooking sauces to chips and crackers, producers at last week’s Natural Products Expo West showcased how they are using cauliflower to make nutrient-dense, gluten-free options of some of consumers’ favorite comfort foods.
The new healthy snack company, is the brain-child of two executives who are no strangers to big CPG. CEO Mike Senackerib previously served as CMO, Senior VP of Global Brands and Chief Strategy Officer at Campbell’s Soup Company while Chief Growth Officer Kay Allison advised large food companies as CEO and founder of market research firm The Energy Infuser.
Veggie Noodle Co., the Austin, Texas-based food brand twisting up the produce department, is proud to announce the company has earned Non-GMO Project Verification for its entire line of certified organic spiralized vegetables.
Over the past year social media platforms became dominated with cauliflower-based items and one rose to the top: cauliflower crust pizza. Now it’s taking off in retail, too. Just a short four months after its launch, Caulipower, a ready-to-cook cauliflower pizza and crust company, has added a thousand retailers.
Available in five varieties – Baby Romaine, Spring Mix, Sweet Butter Blend, Italian Mix and Upland Cress – Pete’s Living Strips offer consumers a fresh alternative to bagged salad. With the new Strips, the best salad varieties now come in living versions with their roots still intact for supreme flavor and longevity.
Birds Eye continues on its mission to introduce delicious new ways to help families eat more vegetables. Birds Eye vegetables is launching new innovation platforms, including two new Veggie Made™ offerings, Mashed and Pasta; Superfood Blends; and USDA Certified Organic to make eating vegetables easier and more enjoyable.
Shah Trading Company has been a family-owned and operated company for more than forty years, offering a premier selection of ethnic and natural foods across Canada. The company has become known as the country’s leading ethnic food distributor, and now, Shah Trading Company’s Dunya Harvest is offering a selection of high quality natural and organic foods.
Veggie Noodle Co., the Austin, Texas-based food brand twisting up the produce department, unveiled three new additions to their family of organic spiralized vegetables at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, including Zucchini Veggiccine, Butternut Veggiccine and Sweet Potato Hash.
Using ingredient data from Label Insight, Nielsen’s Product Insider tool found that the curly green vegetable has expanded beyond more traditional savory categories such as pasta sauce, prepared foods and side dishes to yogurt, breakfast and even frozen sweets. Some brands debuting new items during last week’s Natural Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., are chasing this leafy pot of gold.
Dr. Praeger’s is tapping into one of the hottest healthy food trends with its newest product innovation: flavorful, plant-driven bowls. The line of heat-and-eat bowls debuted at Natural Products Expo West, featuring both classic favorites as well as globally-inspired flavor pairings in six satisfying varieties spanning breakfast to dinner.