Why Plant-Based Snacks Are the Wave of the Future

Most people remember the days of being told to “eat your veggies,” and the American consumer has finally taken the advice to heart. Food manufacturers are acknowledging the rising demand for healthier snacks that are

April 27th, 2017|Blog|

3 Things We Love About Freeze-Dried Beets

Beets are finally getting the attention they deserve. Here at Mercer Foods, we take pride in all of our freeze-dried vegetables and fruits, but this snackable good-for-you food is one of our favorites. Taking center

April 25th, 2017|Blog|

4 Things We Love About Freeze-Dried Raspberries

Raspberries are sometimes referred to as “nature’s candy,” and for good reason. This delicious, fanciful fruit packs nutrition, taste, and aesthetics all into one delightful berry-shaped package. We have been freeze-drying raspberries for a long

April 20th, 2017|Blog|

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Have you ever thought about your own carbon footprint? The number may surprise you; try it now using the EPA carbon footprint calculator. Many of our daily activities — turning on lights, driving a car,

April 18th, 2017|Blog|

10 Big Takeaways from Expo West 2017

Natural Products Expo West 2017 brings together the best in organic and natural foods. Creating sustainable, nutritious freeze-dried foods is our mission, so naturally we were at the show. We went last year too, and

March 27th, 2017|Blog|

Sustainable Saturday: Your Guide to Green Technology

No matter your opinion about the environment, most people can get on board with the principles of sustainability. Creating less waste and embracing products and technologies that are gentler on our environment can result in

March 18th, 2017|Blog|

CO2 emissions at Mercer Foods have dropped by over 30,000 tons annually, the equivalent of planting over 500 acres of trees.