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: , , , , |

5 Promising Food Industry Trends From IFT 2016

The Institute of Food Technologies expo, features the food industry's largest collection of food ingredients, equipment, processing, and packaging suppliers. Food science and food trends are the center of the expo, and the show provides the opportunity to get a finger on the pulse of the industry. Mercer Foods went and gathered the most significant

2016-08-18T14:59:08-07:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How Mercer Foods Taps into Innova’s Top 10 Food Trends

The food industry is in a period of shift. Products fall in and out of fashion, and new trends materialize and disappear almost too quickly to keep up. But Innova’s food trends are well-researched and not mere flights of fancy. Mercer Foods is consistently keeping our finger on the pulse of the industry, ensuring that

2018-06-19T19:24:32-07:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Packing Light: The Best Freeze-Dried Food for Your Next Trip

For an upcoming trip, ditch the coolers, the ice, and all the accoutrements that make a picnic or road trip complicated. Instead, opt for a more convenient (and in many cases) fresher option — the best freeze-dried food. With so many different options, it is hard to know what is the best. Mercer Foods has your

2018-06-19T19:24:32-07:00July 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

What Does It Mean to Be Non-GMO Certified?

At Mercer Foods, we believe you should know exactly what is going into your food. For that reason, we make a distinction between foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and foods made without them. Among our many qualifications and certifications, Mercer ensures that all of our fruits and vegetables are sourced from non-GMO providers.

2018-06-19T19:24:33-07:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

3 Vegetarian Meal Ideas for Spring

If you’re looking for some meatless meal ideas, you’re in luck: Spring is a great time of year to get excited about produce. Whether you’re planning a dinner party for vegetarian guests or just looking to eat less meat and add more vegetables to your diet, use these pointers to create healthy vegetarian meals that will

2018-06-19T19:24:33-07:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

5 Key Takeaways and Trends from Expo West 2016

Last week the Mercer Foods team attended and exhibited at the largest, most dynamic food show in the U.S.: Natural Products Expo West. All of us were struck by the incredible sense of energy and optimism among the attendees, exhibitors, guest speakers, and key stakeholders at Expo West. The show is still fresh on my mind,

2018-06-19T19:24:33-07:00March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |