June 2007 Issue

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  • On the Shelf - June/July 2007

    This month's On the Shelf features a product review of Z Sweet All-Natural Sweetner, and information on Dean's probiotic cottage cheese, two additions to Newman's organic line, a line of Simpsons-inspired vitamins, soy milk on the go, natural chicken pot pies and teas in a pouch.

  • New Food Rollout for June 2007

    This month's new product rollout features new baby foods formulated for time of day feedings from Beech-Nut; heart-healthy OJ from Tropicana; Yoplait's yogurt for kids; grilling seasonings from Weber Grill; ethnic-inspired grilling meats from Niman Ranch; new Orbit mint flavors from Wrigley; and roasted chicken flavors from Tyson.

  • Power of Five Show Goes Out With a Bang

    With many of the biggest food processors missing from this year’s FMI show, the Power of Five team will split up next year. But new products were plentiful.

  • Saw Palmetto

    As a supplement, extract from the saw palmetto plant (Serenoa repens) has been promoted as a powerful prostate cancer preventative. Research has shown it also may help in the treatment of urinary tract infections. The question is, is it ready to make the jump to foods and beverage applications.

  • Protected Designation of Origin Explained

    PDO is short for Protected Designation of Origin. It is a European Community certification system designed to protect the names of high-quality foods made according to traditional methods in a defined geographic region.

  • Nutraceutical Ingredients Trends

    Got a minute? Wellness Foods editor David Feder, R.D., will tell you what's on his mind when it comes to nutraceutical ingredients trends and the changes in how trends emerge.

  • How Are Your Fruits Dried?

    Dried products are a practical way to introduce real fruits into many products, but consider the drying technique.

  • Formulating Sweet and Savory Healthy Snacks

    Sweet and savory snacks are forecast for constant growth and food processors are taking note. Read on to find out how one ingredient formulator in particular can help with your future healthy snacking options.

  • June 2007 Ingredient Round-Up - Fiber

    June's Ingredient Round-Up features fibers, including beverage fibers, tapioca, water soluable fibers, resistant starch and cereal solution sets. Read on for the latest fiber ingredients from Danisco, Cargill, National Starch Food Innovation, MGP Ingredients Inc., Dow Chemical Co., and many more.

  • Undying Myths about Grains and Carbohydrates

    Although Atkins diet is off the radar screen, we still find a high percentage of people who say they are "counting their carbs," as if carbs are a bad food to be limited. Nothing could be farther than the truth.

  • Healthy Baking

    Healthy baking is now the rule rather than the exception. In a field as heavy on trends as it is on competition, here’s what baked-goods processors are doing lately to hold onto their slice of the consumer pie.

  • July 2007 New Ingredient Profiles

    June/July's nutraceutical ingredient profiles include ribose habanero flavors, a flaxseed-fish oil combination, imitation bacon bits and pycnogenol.

  • Zero-Tolerance Measures for Food Safety

    No matter what branch of the food and beverage industry you're in, the types of products you manufacture, or the size of your company -- product safety is every producers' first priority. Eliminating food-borne illness and preventing product contamination is a complex, multi-faceted process that requires strict adherence to food safety rules and cooperation from your employees, your suppliers and your customers.

  • 2007 Top 100: Corporate Profiles 26-50

    The 2007 top 100 food and beverage processing companies in the U.S. and Canada are profiled in this annual feature. Find company contact information, major brands, key executives and main product areas.

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