Alignment with consumer trends has propelled ancient grains to the forefront of food formulation and consumer demands. Considering the many functional purposes and marketing claims that ancient grains serve, millions of consumers are looking to spend billions of dollars for healthy nutrition. Ancient grains are poised to account for a significant chunk of that market.
Each year, the leading marketing groups and food organizations release their lists of trends for the coming year. As we wrap up the first quarter of 2018, we’re taking a closer look at these trends and how they’re impacting ancient grain demand. Continue reading
Millet has been seeing an increase in popularity in recent years and rightfully so, this small seed satisfies customer interest in a number of food trends including: clean-label, gluten-free, allergen-free, free-from, plant-based, whole-grain and ancient grain.
Thought to have originated in Africa over 10,000 years ago, millet is actually a group of gluten-free, small seed grasses that are widely grown across India, Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, France, and now in the United States. Continue reading
We hear this question all the time. Even as “ancient grains” have become more widely known, there is no formal, universal definition. Responses to the question “what are ancient grains” vary greatly depending on who you ask. Having worked with “ancient grains” for over 35 years Nu-World Foods aims to bring some clarity to the matter. Continue reading
Nu-World Foods is excited to announce the launch of our new blog! We’ve heard time and time again from our customers that Nu-World is the ‘best kept secret in ancient grains’. We’d like to take this opportunity to share our secrets with you.
With nearly 35 years of experience in the production of ancient grains and allergy-friendly foods, we look forward to sharing what we’ve learned, what we’re learning, and what might lie ahead.
Here you will find new product announcements, recipes, ingredient applications, food and marketing trends, along with interesting facts on ancient grains, frequently asked questions and more.
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