Topic: Fruits

Product Concept Development

Silva Rolls Out New Product Concept Capabilities

With extensive experience, advanced processing facilities, and a global reach, Silva International has provided food manufacturers with everything they need to deliver high quality end products that delight and impress their customers. This year, we are expanding our capabilities by offering product concept development, a value-added bonus that can help you identify even more new options for your business.

Pet Food Trends 2024

Pet Food Trends for 2024

In the past few decades, the market for pet food has grown considerably, and in many ways the pet food products being developed have reflected the meals of their human counterparts. In 2024, this connection between human food and pet food trends will continue to grow closer.

Human Food Trends

What’s New for 2024?

This year, consumers can expect some new trends and some that will continue from recent years. For instance, plant-based alternatives to meat and fish are likely to become even more prevalent as the desire for better health and wellness keeps growing. At the same time, forces like climate change and political instability around the world are highlighting a desire for comfort foods and relaxation.

Silva Process

Silva’s Process: How Good-For-You Gets Done

At Silva, we are proud of our state-of-the-art processing facility that allows us to offer the best ingredients from growers around the world. From field to delivery, Silva’s processes set us apart as a leading provider of premium dried ingredients that can meet the demands of any customer.

Dried Foods Thanskgiving

Dried Ingredients: The Unsung Heroes of a Thanksgiving Feast

Each Thanksgiving, we get the chance to indulge in foods like turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie; yet the fresh poultry and vegetables that go into these dishes would be quite bland without something extra: dried ingredients. From the herbs and spices that infuse each dish with flavor to ready made side dishes that ease the burden on busy cooks, dried ingredients are the added spark that can help make any Thanksgiving a huge success.

Health Benefits Cranberries

What Are the Health Benefits of Cranberries?

While cranberry sauce may be the go-to form on Thanksgiving, cranberry juice, cranberry extract, raw cranberries, and dried cranberries can all be used in a variety of ways. Moreover, though, the cranberry is a nutritional powerhouse that provides a number of important health benefits.

Flavor Innovation Fall

The Latest Flavor Combinations for Autumn

With the arrival of autumn, food manufacturers are rolling out new products that fit the spirit of the season. With cooler, crisper air and the leaves changing colors, consumers are looking for flavors that offer a feeling of warmth and coziness.

Healthier Breakfast

Ingredients for a Healthier Breakfast

Recognition of the need for healthier breakfast options has prompted many food producers to rethink key ingredients, and the most direct way to a healthier meal is incorporating more fruits and vegetables. The basic truth is that plant-based foods tend to be relatively low in calories at the same time as being more filling because of their higher fiber content.

Sustainability Growing Regions

Sustainability: Protecting Our Planet

The Earth is a vast place with many natural resources and the truth is that our resources are finite. The effort to responsibly use the available resources without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is generally referred to as sustainability, and at Silva we’re proud to do our part to protect the planet.

Better For You Trend

The Good-for-You Trend Is Growing

One of the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is that more Americans than ever are trying to live healthier lives and eat healthier food. This has led to a whole new set of trends in the food industry that favor higher-quality and better-for-you ingredients that provide a wide array of health benefits. Whether it’s plant-based, organic, preservative-free, sustainably produced, lower calorie, or simply more nutrient dense, consumers of all types are looking for new food products that support their vision of healthier eating.

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