Nutrition

Preparing to Use a Premix

Without ingredients, it is pretty obvious that our daily food products would be nothing, as would our health if it wasn’t for essential vitamins and minerals incorporated into these products. The decision to use premixes to add to food products may be the best and easiest method to reaching the desired nutrition label. However, there…

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Vitamin K: Watching out for Your Bones and Heart

“Drink your milk, it’s good for your bones!” is what most children are constantly reminded of by their parents. While calcium and vitamin D in milk are understood to support bone and heart health, there may be one nutrient overlooked. Vitamin K is essential for a variety of bodily processes. Vitamin K1 is made by…

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Healthy Snack Innovations: Which to Love and Which to Be Wary of

When fending off hunger cravings, most snackers prefer to eat healthy snacks, with 78% of the snacks consumed being reported as healthy. The good news for snack companies and consumers alike is that a large demand for healthy snacks creates a need for healthy snack innovation. According to Mintel, creating nutritious snacks is no longer…

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Navigating the Snack Jungle

Its 3 o’clock and you are sitting at your desk working on a project for work. You are in the zone, busting out this project and all of a sudden, grrrrrrrrrowlll, your stomach rumbles and your concentration is lost. All you can think about from this point on in how hungry you are. What you…

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Consumer Demographics and 2013 Snack Trends

Happy New Year! Here at Watson we are excited to start the New Year and, like you, have been looking ahead to what the year ahead will bring, especially in the area of healthy snacks. Lets discuss several of the factors that will be influencing healthy snack sales in 2013. According to Mintel, there are…

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