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Tyson Foods Launches Pact Brand Refrigerated Snack Bites with Functional Benefits
Tyson Foods, Inc. has launched a new line of functional refrigerated protein snacks under its new brand, Pact, created to help people harness the natural benefits of food.
Developed by the company’s team of nutrition and culinary experts, Pact Snack Bites are expected to tap into a growing functional food market projected to reach $100 billion in the U.S. by 2025. Functional foods have potential to offer positive effects on health and wellness and can help people fill gaps in nutrition.
Pact Snack Bites are literally packed with nutrition. Made with real fruits and nuts, they have 10-plus wholesome ingredients per serving and contain ingredients like kombucha, matcha and...
Final Four Signature Snacks Unveiled for NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at U.S. Bank Stadium
When the 2019 Men’s Final Four in Minneapolis tips off this weekend, there will be plenty for fans to cheer about both on and off the court. Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the food and beverage provider for U.S. Bank Stadium, has created four signature items that pay tribute to the teams vying for the national championship.
“The Final Four is the pinnacle of the college basketball season, so we strove to create a menu that celebrates the occasion and embodies the fans’ school spirit with signature snacks inspired by each team’s hometown ...
Convenience Meets Healthy: New Grab and Go Trends Emerge
Consumers who shop at convenience stores want fresher, healthier food options, according to new research from facilities management leader Vixxo. In the nationwide survey of more than 1,000 consumers, 1 in 3 Americans would frequent a convenience store more if it offered healthy snack items.
The study also found that Americans tend not to be loyal to a specific location, but rather visit multiple convenience stores on a regular basis, emphasizing the value of desired products to drive growth. In expressing their desire for more variety ...
Half of Canadians Believe It's Healthier to Snack Than Eat Three Large Meals
It seems the traditional three meals a day are facing an evolution in Canada, as new research from Mintel reveals that nearly half (46%) of better-for-you (BFY) snackers* feel that it is healthier to snack throughout the day than to eat three large meals. In need of constant fuel, many Canadians have snacks at the ready with two-thirds (65%) of BFY snackers believing it’s important to always keep healthy snacks on hand.
Keeping up with their interest in snacking throughout the day, more than half (51%) of Canadians agree that they’d like to see more healthy snacks packaged for eating on the go. What’s more, it seems there’s potential for anything to be considered a snack among younger consumers, as 45% of Canadians aged 18-24 are interested in snack-sized portions of regular foods as compared to...
FreshDirect Reveals Top Ten Food Trends for 2019
Company’s food experts forecast up-and-coming products, ingredients, and influences
FreshDirect, the Northeast’s leading online fresh food grocer, today announced its top ten food trends for 2019. The trends list was curated by FreshDirect and FoodKick’s in-house teams of food and wine* experts.
“Our FreshDirect and FoodKick food experts are constantly working with farmers, fishermen, artisans, and producers to source high-quality, great tasting products for our customers,” said Scott Crawford, Chief Merchandising Officer at FreshDirect. “These deep relationships paired with FoodKick’s ability to work with emerging brands place us at the cutting edge of what’s happening in food and we’re excited to announce what we see as the major trends and influences coming in 2019 and beyond.”
FreshDirect’s top 10 trends for 2019...
Foster Farms Introduces Bold Bites: On-The-G, High-Protein, Flavor-Rich Chicken Snacks
Leading California all-natural chicken producer Foster Farms introduces Bold Bites, a new on-the-go chicken snack inspired by bold flavors. Bold Bites are fully cooked, ready-to-eat chicken breast pieces delivering 15 grams of protein per serving. Conveniently packaged in grab-and-go, single serve pouches, the new product line includes five varieties – Cajun, Chile Verde, Korean BBQ, Caribbean Jerk, and Parmesan Garlic – and is free of hormones, artificial colors and flavors, and nitrates. Bold Bites provide a quick, stand-alone boost of energy or can be added to salads, wraps, tacos and soup to give a mouthwatering pop of bold flavor.
Foster Farms’ new on-the-go, high-protein chicken snack Bold Bites features fully cooked, ready-to-eat chicken breast pieces in five varieties...
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