Ketogenic Food Facts

By | 2018-09-17T09:06:28+00:00 September 17th, 2018|

The ketogenic or ‘keto’ diet has been getting more and more popular over the past couple of years, and if you’ve been on a diet recently then it’s likely that you will have heard of the keto diet before. It can be a great way to weight loss, and the ketogenic diet has been a [...]

Animal Protein vs Plant Protein

By | 2018-08-31T08:13:07+00:00 August 31st, 2018|

Protein is a vital part of a healthy, well-balanced diet. This nutrient plays a vital part in virtually every metabolic process, from building muscles and bones to regenerating hair and nails. It even aids in the production of certain hormones! But since the body doesn’t store protein, making sure that you are eating enough of [...]

Understanding Kosher Food Labels

By | 2018-08-31T08:13:24+00:00 August 31st, 2018|

In order for a food to be considered kosher, it must adhere to stringent Jewish dietary laws. These laws require the foods to be processed in a specific way. They also prohibit eating certain types of foods in conjunction with one another, as well as completely prohibit eating specific types of foods completely. […]

Why Companies Outsource Manufacturing

By | 2018-07-03T07:32:42+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|

These days, lots of companies are outsourcing. One of those industries where companies outsource frequently is manufacturing. But why are so many companies outsourcing their manufacturing? There are a few reasons and understanding them will help you understand the benefits of outsourcing and decide if it is something that you want to do for your [...]

What Are Alternative Proteins?

By | 2018-06-22T14:56:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

Food groups are one of the first things people learn about in elementary school: You know that you need enough of each group in the food pyramid – enough of the good fats and as little as possible of the bad; enough carbohydrates, sugars, starches and proteins. That’s basic enough. But did you know about [...]

Packaging Technology for Liquid and Viscous Foods

By | 2018-06-13T08:57:29+00:00 June 13th, 2018|

Before products make it to store shelves, packaging facilities have to ensure that all types of foods aren’t spoiled by contaminants. The best way to do that is to ensure that the right technology is being used to package foods. Though the design of the packaging is an important aspect of keeping foods safe, extra [...]

Understanding Probiotics & Prebiotics

By | 2018-06-13T08:57:27+00:00 June 13th, 2018|

Understanding the difference between probiotics & prebiotics is important. These are two terms that are often tossed around today and many people do not know what these terms actually mean. The problem with this is, they can both be important for good health. In this article, we will be looking at the definition of probiotics [...]

Understanding What ‘Free-From’ Foods Are

By | 2018-05-30T08:56:19+00:00 May 30th, 2018|

One of the things that people sometimes get confused about is what ‘free-from’ foods actually are. That’s because it is not as simple as it seems on the surface. In fact, there are lots of people that believe a package when it says it is free from certain things. That may not be the case [...]

The Use of Seaweed in Food Manufacturing

By | 2018-05-10T13:26:20+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

Seaweed has long been used as in the production of food in Asian countries – and for good reason; seaweed is dense in vital vitamins and nutrients. No wonder why it is a staple in many Asian dishes, such as sushi. Many other countries are starting to take note of the benefits that seaweed provides [...]

What to Look for in Gluten Free Labeling?

By | 2018-05-01T08:53:44+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

Have you been diagnosed with a gluten allergy or sensitivity, or do you just want to give up gluten for your own personal reasons? No matter why you are going gluten-free, you’re going to want to make sure that you read all food labels to make sure you aren’t consuming the protein. Though gluten is [...]