Animal Protein vs Plant Protein

2018-08-31T08:13:07-06:00 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

2018-08-31T08:13:24-06:00 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

2018-07-03T07:32:42-06:00 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?

2018-06-22T14:56:37-06:00 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

2018-06-13T08:57:29-06:00 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

2018-06-13T08:57:27-06:00 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

2018-05-30T08:56:19-06:00 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

2018-05-10T13:26:20-06:00 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?

2018-05-01T08:53:44-06:00 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 [...]

Choosing a Packaging and Blending Company for Your Products

2018-04-12T10:46:16-06:00 April 12th, 2018|

How your products are packaged is just as important as the products themselves. This is particularly true when it comes to liquids and other goods that have to be blended. Packaging not only ensures the safety of the products, but it also communicates to consumers what your brand stands for. If you are in the [...]