Top Takeaways from the IDDBA Show

The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) show in New Orleans was a huge success this year. Our team at the event connected with peers, learned about industry trends, and gave out samples of our Truth in Snacks and AquaFruit products. If you couldn’t make the event, have no fear! We’ve rounded up a few

2018-07-23T12:40:38+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Discover Freeze-Dried, Fruit-Infused Beverages

Healthy, delicious, and easy to make. Freeze-dried fruit is shaking up the beverage industry.

2018-06-19T19:24:25+00:00January 3rd, 2018|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+00:00October 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+00:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

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

When brainstorming ideas for your meals this week, organic freeze-dried vegetables might not be the first idea that springs to mind. But, after reading this article, they hopefully will be. Freeze-dried vegetables are packed with the same nutrients as their fresh counterparts and are more versatile. Read on to find out some clever ideas for

2018-06-19T19:24:32+00:00September 20th, 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

California Bountiful: The Food of the Future

In the latest issue of California Bountiful Magazine, Mercer Foods is featured in an in-depth article on freeze-dried food. Freeze-dried foods gained popularity with backpackers and campers years ago, and have recently gone mainstream. As more health-conscious shoppers are looking for nutritious and flavorful convenient foods, more shelf space in grocery stores is dedicated to freeze-dried foods. The

2018-06-19T19:24:33+00:00July 12th, 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+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |