Healthy Consumer Food Trends for the New Year

If your brand is ready to launch a new product, make sure it’s in line with these customer food trends.

2018-06-19T19:24:25-07:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

10 Tips to Go Green This Summer

Here at Mercer Foods we are dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment and our local community. We use green technology and have invested in renewable resources to be a leader not only in freeze-dried products, but in corporate social responsibility as well. Making eco-conscious changes at home can set the stage for sustainable

2018-06-19T19:24:28-07:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

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 a smaller carbon footprint and, in some cases, serious savings. We will take you through all the ways — from

2017-02-15T16:50:38-07:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Sustainable Saturday: Recycle Like a Pro

Over the course of our three-part series, we’ve taken you through each piece of the mantra “reduce, reuse, and recycle.” Why is reducing your waste or   important? Because roughly 55 percent of 220 million tons of waste Americans produce every year ends up in landfills, out of sight and out of mind. The sheer

2018-06-19T19:24:29-07:00February 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

The Sunny Science Behind Solar Panels

Fossil fuels have been our energy partners for much of the 20th and 21st centuries. But now we are seeing a revolution in alternative energies that are clean, cheap, and sustainable. Solar power is an important part of our sustainability operations, and the sun is a major help in powering our facilities. But how do

2017-01-30T13:56:19-07:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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: , |

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: , , |

Sustainable Saturday: How To Reduce Carbon Emissions

The signs of climate change are starting to manifest all over the world, and the need to reduce carbon emissions is more pressing than ever. Such a large problem can seem insurmountable, but there are real steps everyone can take to reduce their carbon footprint. To reduce carbon emissions, Mercer Foods installed new technology in

2018-06-19T19:24:32-07:00September 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Sustainable Saturday: Why Solar? 3 Benefits of Solar Parks

Solar power is rapidly becoming a resource with exponential benefits. As part of Mercer Food’s Sustainable Saturday series, we outline the benefits of solar parks, and what they can do to make our world a more sustainable, healthier place. Solar parks utilize unused space Sustainability and conservation are often associated with doing more with resources

2016-08-18T15:02:04-07:00August 27th, 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: , , , , , , , |