Product Innovation with Fruit

Sunsweet plum ingredients

Consumer trends are creating opportunities to formulate with fruit. From using coconut cream and prunes in yogurt innovation to adding raisins and apples to keep baked snacks fresh for a longer time, more companies are finding ways to leverage the natural properties of fruits.

Prunes are especially helpful in as an ingredient in yogurt, providing digestive health benefits. “A real world example is prune yogurt, which traditionally is very popular in the European markets and is finding traction in newer markets such as Japan and Thailand,” said Tom Leahy, a spokesperson for Sunsweet Growers.  Read the story from Food Business News.