Author: Erin Evers

Authentic Yogurt Powder

Our friends at Grande Custom Ingredients have their own blog now! Check out this post on How To Bring Authentic Yogurt Flavor To Packaged Foods & Beverages

Healthy Snacking Makes it to School

The 2013-14 school year marks the beginning of USDA’s “Smart Snacks in School” program.  This means foods and beverages outside of the National School Lunch Program which are offered for sale in public schools.  The new standards aim to align for sale foods or “a la carte” foods with the new NSLP which require less…
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Great times on SPI Group's first trip to the SMA Annual Convention!

SMA is a trade organization called the Southwest Meat Association – what a great organization!  I particularly appreciate the sense of community for the meat industry in Texas and surrounding states.  SMA and their industry members work hard to continue to add value to their businesses and the industry through this informative conference. All the…
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Supro Soy Protein in meat

Supro brand soy proteins have a broad range of functional characteristics for applications in meats – including whole muscle, emulsified, ground, and vegetarian formulas.  Soy protein has the unique property of being very similar to lean meat proteins.  The wide range of available soy protein technology can provide economical and functional benefits for your meat…
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July is National Parks and Outdoor Recreation Month

It’s that time of the year when we all spend more time outdoors and in the sunshine. I thought it a good time to discuss the importance of getting out doors and into the natural sunlight. So I’m going to talk about the “Sunshine Vitamin” or Vitamin D. It has been suggested that people need…
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Scientific Literature Review: Protein-rich Breakfast Helps Curb Appetite Throughout the Morning

Research presented at The Obesity Society’s annual scientific meeting in Atlanta shows that eating high protein sausage and egg-based breakfasts curbed hunger throughout the morning, compared with a low-protein breakfast (pancakes and syrup) or skipping breakfast, in 18-55-year-old women. “Eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control and may help women to avoid…
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