Sunflower Flour: An Affordable, Allergen-free Alternative to Almond Flour

September 29th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

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 […]

Leveraging Plant-Based Protein to Improve Snacks, Baked Goods and More

September 23rd, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

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 […]

Making Bakery Trendy Again

July 3rd, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

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 […]

Firebird Artisan Crisps: Versatile, Functional Protein Ingredients

June 21st, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Consumer demand for functional foods that help sustain a wide array of dietary needs continues to cause consternation and innovation within the food industry. Consumer packaged goods companies can enhance new and existing brands by taking advantage of emerging healthy ingredients that differentiate products from the competition. Snacks need to evolve to better address satiety, […]

Firebird Artisan Mills Launches New Crisp Ingredient Line Designed for Healthy Snacks

March 28th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Leawood, KS — Firebird Artisan Mills, a leader in gluten-free ingredients, has launched an innovative new crisp product line targeted at improving the nutritional value and product performance of a wide variety of snacks, bars and baked goods.  The first Firebird Artisan Crisp is the Suntava Purple Corn™ 50% Protein Crisp now available from the […]

March Madness 2016: SoCal IFT, Engredea and Natural Products Expo West Recap

April 11th, 2016 / 0 Comments / by

Think the only excitement that happened in March was on the basketball court? Think again. The Firebird team found plenty of energy and innovation in Anaheim at the Southern California IFT Supplier Expo and Engredea/Natural Products Expo West. The fellas from Firebird enjoyed a fantastic few days in Anaheim at the Southern California IFT Supplier […]