These new organic salad kits from Dole provide all the fixin’s you need to create a balanced salad. The kits come in several flavors like Savory Balsamic (spring mix, spinach, savory balsamic dressing, crispy quinoa, peppers and herbs and shredded Parmesan cheese) and Apple Dijon (spring mix, apple Dijon vinaigrette, dried cranberries, walnut pieces and shredded cheddar cheese).
Jicama is an up-and-coming vegetable whose crisp nature is being used in several new applications. From tortillas to sticks and triangles for a healthier version of a chip, these refrigerated options from Coliman are a convenient way to eat more vegetables.
Dried or crisped produce was found all over the PMA show floor this year. This variety ups the ante with a hint of heat.
These bell pepper rings from Pero Family Farms hits on the trend of value-add and convenience. The company says the rings are great for salads, cooking and snacking.
It’s Hatch chile season, but if you can’t wait until late summer for a little heat, here’s an option. These seasoning shakers from Twang can add flavor to vegetables or, when added to oil and an acid, it transforms into a salad dressing. Twang, which started as a beer salt company, also offers other varieties of its Zas seasonings including tamarind and mango chili.
For those consumers looking to get away from traditional white wheat flour, these sweet potato and pumpkin flours are a new option. Gluten-free and all-natural, these flours from Glean are made of only one ingredient (either pumpkin or sweet potatoes) and can be used in a variety of flour applications including baking.
Love Beets is introducing some new fresh beet options available in the cold cases. The company says its beet salsa is the first to market and is available in a resealable container.
Acai is definitely a hot fruit right now, especially in the bowl variety. But Acai To Go is a new frozen treat option.
These products from Tasteful Selections made it quick and easy for consumers to make seasoned potato side dishes at home.
If there’s one “it” vegetable it’s the cauliflower, and consumers are looking for it in a variety of forms. These “rice” and “snow” versions from Gold Coast offer convenience from the deli case.