IBIE 2022

Earlier this week the SPI Group team was walking the aisles at the IBIE show in Las Vegas.  This show is amazing to us, as it covers the whole “breadth” of the bakery industry, including cake decorating, retail bakeries, as well as manufacturing equipment and automation!   We noticed savory bakery items are becoming more…
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IFT First 2022!

The SPI Group team was so happy to be at IFT FIRST in Chicago this summer!   It was refreshing to join food professionals from around the world —the first in-person IFT event and expo since 2019.  We especially appreciated the chance to network with and learn from experts and innovators throughout the food system.  The…
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SPI Group is pleased to be a distributor partner of Motif Food Works

Real color, aroma, and umami flavor for plant-based meats SPI Group is pleased to be a distributor partner of Motif Food Works Introducing Motif’s Hemami, a yeast-derived vegan heme protein. Hemami was created to meet the challenge of bringing flavor and color to plant-based burgers, sausages, chicken and other vegan meat applications. Hemami brings the…
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A Good Spore!

SPI Group has partnered with Lallemand to offer Probiotics in Foods and Beverages. It has long been known that probiotics can provide benefits linked to health.  These benefits are in the areas of Gut Health, Natural Defenses, Mental Health, Sports and Metabolism.  Lallemand’s Food and Beverage Probiotics are involved in all of these. Following is…
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SPI Group Food Tech Talks continue as virtual edition in 2022!

As 2022 kicks off, SPI Group is proud to continue our Food tech Talks: virtual edition!  SPI Group has a strong history of providing local technical seminars for our customers, delivering valuable information on functional ingredients to food professionals. Now we do these events virtually so that we can reach many more of our favorite customers. …
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Pea Protein

According to analysis by Grand View Research the pea protein market is already worth an estimated $213 million and is expected to double by 2025 as plant-based diets continue to become more mainstream. Pea protein is about to be everywhere. It’s found in burgers, sausages, plant based milks, shakes and frozen desserts. What’s driving all…
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Hank on Saltwell

SPI Group’s very own Hank Dres is famous!  Check out this highlight from our supplier Saltwell.   Saltwell’s all-natural sea salt is 35% reduced sodium.  Making sodium reduction formulation easy with a drop-in solution so you can spend time on more important work.

You Aren’t Alone – SPI Group Understands Supply Chain

On a recent October flight over Long Beach/LA harbor, I counted over 60 ships anchored or floating off shore. Every day the numbers change depending on who is reporting. However, one thing is consistent; there are major delays affecting every segment of our economy and there is not a short-term fix. Multiple news accounts address…
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Here at SPI Group, we love when it when our partner suppliers launch new products! That’s why we are excited to tell you about the new PRODRY® NGP ACETUM® Powder of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena from Ohly. We have been enjoying flaky Italian cheese bites seasoned with authentic PRODRY® NGP ACETUM® Powder of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena! Cheese and Balsamic vinegar are…
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How would you like simplicity, versatility and functionality in producing plant-based meat analogs?

Veggie “Beef” Strips with SuproMax One important solution is provided by SUPROR MAX from Solae. The SUPROR MAX line of structured plant proteins, provide the texture and fibrous nature seen in meats while being based on soy and wheat proteins. It is a 2-in-1 solution. Soy protein provides a complete protein amino acid profile, while…
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