In Washington State the top five apples grown have traditionally been Red Delicious, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Fuji. About twenty years ago, Growers realized consumers would gladly pay more for a better tasting apple. Agronomists and Orchardists started secretly working on the next big apple variety to take over the fresh market and command a higher price from savy consumers. Read more...
When you demand purity, filtration is a great technology that helps to get the job done. From maintaining incoming water quality specifications to separating materials into refined component streams, filtration is relied upon for providing high yield purification without damaging delicate beneficial compounds.
When we decided to hold our 1st innovation fair, it was with the goal of sharing some blue-sky ideas and accomplishments with other team members, and receive input on our newly created formulations. Tree Top's R&D team had a great time and received an overwhelming positive response to our newest formulations. See what the favorites were.
More and more consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with the amount of added sugars in their diet. New FDA guidelines recommend that consumers limit their added sugar intake to 50 grams per day. Added sugars are sugars or syrups that are added to products during processing to enhance sweetness and are not inherent in the food.
When approaching healthy snack development, I keep three things in mind: flavor, nutrition, and originality. Without all three of these the chance of getting a project out of the prototype stage is slim. For this concept, we wanted to encourage kids to eat a healthy snack using a fun and innovative delivery system.