Topic: Fruits

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.

Fruit Upcycling

What to Know About Fruit Upcycling

Based on data from the last decade, it is estimated that 30-40% of the food supply is wasted; that includes nearly half of all fruit and vegetable produce. To counter this, a relatively new trend has emerged in many commercial food production facilities. This trend, known as upcycling, can play a major role in reducing food waste as well as providing other benefits to society.

Benefits of Tomato Soup

What Are the Health Benefits of Tomato Soup?

A hot bowl of tomato seems perfect during the cold winter or damp spring months, but did you know that tomato soup also has a ton of nutritional value? Here, learn about the many health benefits of tomatoes.

Lemon Peel Benefits

Beyond the Juice: Benefits of Lemon Peel

Lemons are useful in countless culinary and household applications, but their value doesn’t stop at the juice. Lemon peel is a surprisingly nutrient-dense ingredient that can be added to many different kinds of food. Here, more about lemon peel and its many health benefits.

Healthy Granola Bars

The Truth About Healthy Granola Bars

Long a staple in the hiker’s backpack and busy moms’ purses, the granola bar is a familiar part of our fast-paced lives. The need for convenience makes the pre-portioned, portable, and tasty granola bar a go-to snack.