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Sustainable Saturday: Reuse Your Resources

In the first of our three-part Sustainable Saturday series on the mantra “reduce, reuse, recycle,” we discussed how you can reduce your waste. In this second installment, we will dive into the various ways you can reuse the resources you already have — including getting more out of your food. The United States is one

2018-06-19T19:24:29-07:00December 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

10 Things Mercer Foods Is Thankful For

As the holidays jump into full swing, we at Mercer Foods like to give thanks for a wonderful year filled with innumerable opportunities. We checked in with 10 of our employees to see what they’re thankful for this holiday season. "I am thankful that each day presents new opportunities, and I’m grateful to have been

2018-06-19T19:24:30-07:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

3 Trends from the PLMA Private Label Trade Show 2016

PLMA’s Private Label Trade Show is the place to be to discover the latest innovations in the private label world. Mercer Foods has attended for the past four years, immersed in creating products and offering innovative solutions for private label use. Mercer Foods is regularly on hand to offer thoughts and takeaways from every industry

2018-06-19T19:24:30-07:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

5 Tasty Holiday Recipes Made With Freeze-Dried Food

The biggest food-centered holiday is nearly here: Thanksgiving. To keep sane during this trying time of food preparations and cooking, easy recipes are a must. Freeze-dried foods offer exciting culinary options for the holidays. In addition to saving time and allowing for advance prep, here are some unique spins on classic holiday dishes you can

2018-06-19T19:24:30-07:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |


Industry-leading producer of freeze-dried foods receives private investment from Graham Partners. MODESTO, Calif. (November 10, 2016)—Mercer Foods, the industry leader in natural and clean-label freeze dried foods, announced today that the company has received a private investment from Graham Partners. Graham’s investment interest in Mercer focuses on the attractive conversion opportunities available in the freeze-dried

2018-06-19T19:24:30-07:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Press Release|

3 Ways to Use Organic Freeze-Dried Fruit in Your Meals

We have shared before the various ways freeze-dried food can enhance your culinary experiences. This time, we share the freeze-dried possibilities that flavorful, organic freeze-dried fruit brings to the table. Read on to discover the healthy, fruit-filled meal possibilities. Bolster your breakfast Fruit is a healthy way to jazz up breakfast. To mix it up,

2018-06-19T19:24:30-07:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

5 Things We Learned at SupplySide West 2016

How important is it to know what is in your food? Clean labels make it possible to know exactly what goes into the food we consume. SupplySide West provided valuable insights into the world of natural and clean-label ingredients. Come along as we take you through our discoveries at this Las Vegas-based show. 1. SupplySide

2018-06-19T19:24:31-07:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Sustainable Saturday: Reduce Your Refuse

At Mercer Foods, we believe we have a responsibility as stewards to our planet. Join us for the first of a three-part Sustainable Saturday series, where we dive deep into a classic phrase: “Reduce, reuse, recycle.” At first glance, this catchy saying seems simple. Remember though, the actions are listed in order of importance. Reducing

2016-11-02T16:02:45-07:00October 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

5 Ways to Incorporate Freeze-Dried Foods into Your Diet

Freeze-dried food is commonly recognized as a staple in backpacking and emergency food supplies. Add boiling water, and voilà: A delicious hot meal. But the truth is that freeze-dried food is remarkably versatile and has hundreds of different applications. Below are five simple ways to incorporate these power-packed foods into your diet. 1. Sprinkle it

2018-06-19T19:24:32-07:00October 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Freeze-dried and Nutrition Bars: A Natural Pairing

Nutrition bars are a popular food trend right now. Grocery stores love them for their lengthy shelf lives, and consumers are more than willing to pay more for them. Considering this, it seems like a prime space for new products. While there are plenty of options for flavorings and ingredients, freeze-dried foods are a natural

2018-06-19T19:24:32-07:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |