Nuts are a highly attractive ingredient for professionals of the food sector due to their versatility and many properties. In this new project, Itac Professional aims to inspire and encourage formulations with nuts by sharing a few specific applications of these products in the food and restaurant industry.
The project’s origin
At Itac Professional, the B2B brand of Importaco, we are greatly committed to the dissemination of new nut applications and the way in which these ingredients can help you stay up-to-date with new food trends. It is this commitment that gave birth to our inspiration section for professionals and to this new project aimed at food companies looking for products that can entice consumers.
Through an eye-catching resource such as animated videos, this project conveys some ideas of high interest to professionals, and encourages innovation in the development of new products by making formulations with more natural ingredients such as nuts.
The best inspiration for food industry manufacturers
Dairy alternatives and gluten-free products
One of the main objectives of food manufacturers is to conquer new market niches and get the most profit out of their businesses.
In this regard, products aimed at population groups with special dietary needs, such as dairy-free and gluten-free products, have an increasing demand. Despite of this, the offer is still not sufficiently broad to satisfy the needs and tastes of these population groups. In this video you can find more details regarding this important niche.
How to improve the diet of the elderly with nuts
By 2050 there will be 2 billion people over 60 on the planet. In this landscape, the industry must be capable of satisfying the specific needs of the fastest-growing population segment in the world: the elderly. Here, nuts can help:
- Prevent diseases
- Combat malnutrition in the elderly
- Attain an optimal protein intake
The elderly are increasingly aware of the impact that food can have on their health and wellbeing. If brands start focusing their efforts on the development of products specifically aimed at this group, they will find an important means to increase the profitability of their business. More details in this video!
Functional foods: ingredients that open up new opportunities
In the always difficult task of seducing consumers, stressing the functional properties of a product and the ingredients that contribute to this is an increasingly common strategy in the food industry.
Nuts, dried fruits and seeds are essential ingredients in many processed foods and contribute to the formulation of new functional products. In this video we take a quick look at its contribution to this important segment of the food sector.
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Coffee and peanut: a match made in heaven
During the last few years, consumer interest has grown over special or gourmet coffees. In this video we tell you how disruptive innovation can be achieved through an alluring mix of coffee and peanuts.
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