Topic: Health & Wellness


Getting to Know White Asparagus

Spargel! Getting to Know White Asparagus

Though it is related to the green asparagus we are all familiar with in the United States, white asparagus lacks the bright green color we associate with these thin, fibrous stalks. You might not find the white variety in your local farmers market here in the States, but this European delicacy is growing increasingly popular in America.

Cabbage Benefits for Health

Cabbage vs. Cancer: The Health Benefits of Cabbage

Savoy cabbage, white cabbage and red cabbage are three of the main varieties of what is known as a “cruciferous vegetable;” others include kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. Despite some of these vegetables being less popular, they are some of the healthiest plants you can eat.

Celeriac Explained

The Root of the Matter: Celeriac Explained

Though we all know the green stalks of celery, not as many of us are familiar with celeriac, or celery root. While celeriac (apium graveolens) may not make an appearance as often as celery stalks, the healthy, knobby root of this common vegetable can be an extremely nutritious and flavorful component of many dishes.

Consistency and Quality

Consistency and Quality in the COVID-19 Era

As the effects of the novel coronavirus become better understood, consumers have become more intently focused on their health. The quality of the food we eat, and the ingredients that make up the food we buy, has taken an even more prominent place in driving consumer decisions over the last year and a half.

Natural Food Coloring

The Continued Rise of Natural Food Coloring

While the food and beverage industry has long relied on coloring agents and artificial dyes to achieve the appearance of the foods we eat, natural food coloring and natural food dyes are widening the options for producers looking to increase the health credentials of their product without sacrificing on the eye-catching appearance.

Salad Dressing

Healthy Ingredients to Supercharge your Salad Dressing

Customers have been deserting the shelf-stable salad dressing category for supposedly healthier, fresher refrigerated options—which can be the chance to revitalize your product line in a category that is ripe for a little tasty disruption.

Vegetable Pasta

The Surprising Benefits of Vegetable Pasta

Many people may think whole wheat pasta is as healthy as it gets, but whole grain noodles are just the beginning. By including dried vegetables in sauces and pastas themselves, there are a whole range of colors, flavors, and nutrients that can help add a healthy punch to a pile of pasta.

Cabbage

What Are the Benefits of Eating Red Cabbage?

If you want to distinguish yourself from your competition, especially where healthy recipes are concerned, Silva's red, white, or savoy cabbage might be just the ingredient you need.

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.