COVID-19 shined a spotlight on the labor gap that continues to grow in agriculture, food production and manufacturing. At the 2020 Kansas Ag Growth Summit, presenters “identified a critical need for an agricultural workforce able and willing to meet the skilled labor demand.” “Flour millers globally saw a rapid increase in demand as quarantine and […]
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Over the past few years, almond products have gone mainstream. Almond milk is a staple at coffeeshops country-wide, and almond flour has become popular in gluten-free and grain-free cooking and baking, leading bakeries and food manufacturers to rely heavily on it for these applications. But there are two major downsides to almond flour – its […]
Choosing a diet with a variety of color is a simple and effective way to ensure you receive quality and diverse nutrition in each meal. Many nutritionists and functional foods experts believe including naturally pigmented foods across different color categories is actually preferred to counting the number of vegetables, fruits, grains, seeds or other healthy […]
Our team knows it is has been difficult to connect in person over the past six weeks and that will continue when it comes to trade shows and conferences. For those that were planning on attending Natural Product Expo West, New Hope is including additional material on the ingredients and applications you would have seen […]
Last year, Chris Krenzel of Firebird Artisan Mills reached out to Paul Mehl, founder of Mehl’s Gluten Free Bakery, a wholesale and retail bakery in Fargo, North Dakota. Krenzel was working with the Firebird sales, product development and marketing teams to assess how pizza crusts could be upgraded in taste and nutritive value while remaining […]
Snacks show rapid evolution from simple predictable products with nutritionally empty sources. This includes corn, potato and rice flours to uncommon combinations, plant-protein rich ingredient and uncommon ingredients that have only enjoyed limited exposure outside of small-scale applications. Protein, nutritive density and probiotics all stake a claim on package claims and even clean label facts […]
Visit us at booth #245 in Anaheim, CA this March 5–7. This year’s natural, organic and healthy products trade show features the latest trends and products shaping the future of the natural, organic and healthy lifestyle industry. Firebird will be one of the 3,000+ exhibitors on display with over 86,000 industry professionals estimated to attend. […]
While plant-based protein captures significant media attention through the uptick of meat replacement products, there remain many more common consumer food products that boost protein at a much more reasonable cost. In fact, plant protein can play a much more prominent role in salty and sweet snacks, many types of baked goods and health-oriented products […]
Firebird is pleased to announce we’ve received our most recent certification for BRC grade AA. As industry experts know, the certification covers the scope of the milling, blending and packaging excellence customers and partners have come to expect from Firebird. The Global Standard for Food Safety provides third-party audited confidence in how we produce top-quality, […]
Whether taken from the perspective of consumer packaged goods, in-store produced bakery items, or independent bakery operations, the marketplace has not been overly kind to bakery performance recently. From low-carb diets to concerns on a lack of nutrients to simply being perceived as a sleepy category, bakery goods have underperformed. IRI data indicates 2018 was […]
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