Specialty Food Magazine

Summer 2020

Specialty Food Magazine is the leading publication for retailers, manufacturers and foodservice professionals in the specialty food trade. It provides news, trends and business-building insights that help readers keep their businesses competitive.

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SUMMER 2020 51 Dare to Eat Diierent. Enjoy the rich velvety texture an layers of flavor in our Creamy Hot Sauce. www. avesgourmet.com don't have time to prep pancakes at home. "Individually wrapped Bakerly Pancakes to Go do really well for us," notes Amy Schmidt, manager. "Having available options of ready-to- eat or on-the-go meal solutions—whether it's a traditional breakfast food, a healthier option, or a comfort food, is a huge time saver," notes Jim Shankin, vice president sales & operations, Jacquet North America Corp. The French-based company makes ready-to-eat Belgian-style waffles and French crepes and has seen 20 percent average growth year-over-year for the last three years in U.S. sales. Both the single-serve waffles and crepes are huge sellers at On the Vine Marketplace in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, because of their superior flavor and portable appeal, according to Laura Bolanger, grocery manager. At Brighter Day Natural Foods, Savannah, Georgia, customers don't have to worry if they speedy nutritional options, doors are opening for more creative and functional portable options. Here are some trends in portable breakfast items to be on the look out for. Breakfast Staples Reincarnated New incarnations of breakfast standbys are disrupting certain subcategories in both innovation and portability. Manufacturers have created out-of-the- box identities for old favorites like eggs, waffles, crepes, bacon, and cottage cheese that appeal to broad demographics and satisfy the need for speed. The New Coffee Bar Undoubtedly a portable breakfast staple, coffee (or tea) no longer needs to be sipped for a caffeine boost. Caffeinated breakfast bars, like Clif Bar's new Coffee Collection made with sustainably sourced organic Columbian coffee beans and containing 65 mg of caffeine, might soon substitute the a.m. trip to the barista," notes Kara Nielsen, a California-based culinary trend expert. Check out these caffeinated bars and bites that will ensure your customers won't spill their morning cup of Joe. Core Foods Strawberry Basil Tea Core Bar. Oat- based, with pre- and probiotics, plus 65 mg of caffeine, derived from tea. USDA Organic. corefoods.com Eat Your Coffee Fudgy Mocha Latte. A 1.6-ounce bar caffeinated with a full cup of antioxidant- rich, fair-trade coffee. eatyour.coffee Jimmy Wake It Up White Chocolate Cafe Latte. Infused with guarana, a natural plant-based source of caffeine and coffee powder. jimmybars.com Kind Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond Bar. Made with unsweetened chocolate and coffee powder. kindsnacks.com Pocket Latte Lavender Vanilla Coffee Bar. Made with medium dark roast coffee and organic lavender flowers and mixed with crunchy bits of light coffee beans. pocketlatte.com Ritual Energy Bite Almond Toasted Coconut. These plant- based bites are caffeinated with organic green coffee beans. One bite equals one cup of coffee. ritualenergy.com Bakerly Pancakes to Go, Water bottle from queBottle.com Eat Your Coffee Fudgy Mocha Latte, Pocket Latte Lavender Vanilla Coffee Bar

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