Topic: Trends

Natural Food Coloring

Benefits and Uses of Natural Food Coloring

How different products are made with different colors is a question that has become much more important in recent years. Just as consumers are more interested in natural products in general these days, they are also interested in natural coloring agents.

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.

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.

Trending Sauces Condiments

Adding Flare: Trending Sauces and Condiments

For high-end chefs in the most exclusive restaurants, sauces have long been the heroes of flavor. Rather than just an afterthought, these additions can actually be the star of the dish when done right and when done with the best ingredients.

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.

Health Benefits Pumpkin

What Are the Health Benefits of Pumpkin?

If you had to pick one piece of produce that perfectly symbolized the fall in both flavor and color, the pumpkin would at least have to be in the conversation. The pumpkin is surely iconic in many ways, but it is also surprisingly full of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that offer a wide variety of health benefits.

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.