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Consumer Trend: Too Much Sugar

Health,  News,  Trends

  Some of the consumer trends born out of the pandemic seem to be around to stay. That’s especially true…

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Consumer Trend: Holistic Health

Health,  Trends

Eating nutrient-dense foods has long been associated with healthy living. Yet now eating healthy is part of an even larger…

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Fruit-Forward Flavor in Baking

Bakery

  Consumers say they want healthier options, but they still are buying plenty of baked goods on the indulgent side….

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Benchtop Tests: Plant-Based Protein

Alt Meat,  Health,  News,  Trends

The plant-based food category grew more than 200% over the past few years, and more companies are finding ways to make better-tasting meat analogs. Prune ingredients can be part of the ingredient matrix for formulators.

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Getting Started: Using Sunsweet Ingredients in Baking

Bakery,  Confectionary,  Snacks

There are a lot of reasons to bake with Sunsweet Ingredients. Rich in fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, prunes have long…

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Getting Started: Sunsweet Ingredients in Meat and Poultry Applications

Meat / Poultry,  Sauces

  Using our prune ingredients in meat applications offers many benefits. Derived from prune plums and packed with sorbitol, antioxidants,…

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Boosting Bar Flavors and Textures with Fruits and Nuts

Bakery

According to an article by Jeff Gelski in Food Business News, annual bar sales for the fiscal year ending in…

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Prune Flavor Pairings

Bakery,  Meat / Poultry,  Sauces,  Trends

Prunes have long been used on cheese plates and chocolate desserts, but there’s a number of other ways to leverage their mellow, sweet flavor in both sweet and savory applications.

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Plant-Based Protein Challenges

Alt Meat

Plant-based “meats” are made by layering plant-based fats, binders, fruit- and vegetable-based colors and flavors together to yield protein that…

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Prunes and Satiety

Health,  News

  Dried fruits are often ruled out of diets because people worry that they are high in sugar. Yet studies…

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Prunes and Cardiovascular Health

Health,  News

Prunes support heart health in two ways: protecting arteries and reducing damage from oxidative stress, even in diets that are not considered healthy.

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How to Cook with Prune Ingredients

Sauces,  Trends

There are a lot of new ways to think about pairing prunes with global flavors. Prunes are proven matches with…

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Spiced Prune and Date Bread

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Spiced Prune and Date Bread

Cook Time: 60 min

Diced Prunes, Prune Bits

Bakery / Bars

Crispy Sesame Meatballs with Yogurt and Pepper Dip

Cook Time: 15 min

Whole Pitted Prunes

Gluten-Free, Meat / Poultry / Fish

Prune Cinnamon Swirl Quickbread

Cook Time: 60 min

Diced Prunes, Prune Bits

Bakery / Bars

Vegan Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Cook Time: 14 min, plus chill time

Dried Plum Puree

Dairy-Free, Bakery / Bars

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