What's happening in the blueberry FoodTech World
Friday, January 4, 2019
Happy new year from the Blueberry Guy!
All of the great Blueberry Food Tech and Export Content has moved to my online Library and FoodTech Center!
All of the interesting content from past posts has been moved so no worry!
While you are at the BlueberryTech -- make sure to check out the new sections including new product reports, and tech information abstracts. Our Global Food Tech team is working to upload decades of work - so drop in and enjoy.
Thanks and happy new year!
Tom Payne, the Blueberry Guy (A rate sighting in a coat and tie)
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Here is an interesting way to explain ingredients in a baby food. Heinz Australia launched recently Watties for Baby. Check out the back of the pouch.
"Wattie's for Baby Berry Nice Pear Smoothie comprises four tablespoons of pear puree, one tablespoon of , one tablespoon of Greek style Yoghurt, half a tablespoon of rolled oats and half a teaspoon of strawberry puree."
Note the big jump in blueberry baby foods in Asia.
Saturday, December 29, 2018
|Thai consumers love the color blue! First with Ice creams and now cereals!|
Breakfast Cereals with blueberries are on the rise in Asia. Dried blueberries are inclusions and also extruded into cereal flakes as shown in this innovative cereal from Taiwan.
Look closely and you can see the dried blueberry extruded into the cereal matrix.
Here is a newly launched cereal from Kellogg's in Japan which touts 1/2 weight of the total is dried fruit! Half of the dried fruit is blueberry!
Notice the amount of detailed health information listed on the pack including charts, graphs and other information on digestion and gut health.
The cereal health trend has spread to China as well. Imported products such as Quaker are transitioning to local production. Dried blueberries and almonds are recognized healthy ingredients.
The cereal box is interesting reading with lots of detail on specific ingredients and dietary benefits.
Here is a new one called Crunchy Monkey! Lots of dried blueberries!
Sunday, December 23, 2018
|Frozen blueberries from the USA are now available to hotels and restaurants all over Vietnam. Here a future professional bartender concocts a creative blueberry cocktail!|
Belly up to the bar and check out this exciting event. Some ultra-creative blueberry uses. These new blueberry converts will be in the workplace soon!
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Many are amazed to see how easy it is to make a smoothie at home!
Promoters lead the shoppers to the frozen case where they can buy all of the ingredients to make smoothies.