Snacks now have a larger base in the food and beverage industry due to well-received innovation in the category. Snacks continue to get healthier, simpler and smaller as consumers’ health and wellness goals have become more prominent. The most recent snack trends target specific meal occasions such as breakfast, and U.S. dairy ingredients can deliver in these product development efforts.
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U.S. Dairy is delivering on top trends at multiple conferences to serve up ideas for product developers to take advantage of the functionality, taste and nutrition that dairy has to offer. From clean label and reduced sodium to energy and globally inspired flavors, U.S. dairy ingredients have an important role in nourishing consumer-inspired foods and beverages seen throughout these events.
Food and beverage brands are revisiting their formulas to pin-point undesirable ingredients. Now that clean label has become an industry focus, manufacturers are eliminating chemical-sounding or unrecognizable ingredients from their products. Susan Larson explains how the nutrition and familiarity of dairy makes it a reliable alternative to unwanted ingredients.