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2020 KeHE Holiday Show Proceeding as Planned

March 12, 2020: KeHE is evaluating precautionary actions related to the COVID-19, “Coronavirus”, outbreak through recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and local public health authorities to ensure minimal impact to our suppliers, customers, and employees, as it relates to the 2020 KeHE Holiday Show. The…

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Doubling Down on Function

American consumers are jazzed about how ingredients like protein and probiotics can impact their health. More than half now look for more protein in their diet and nearly one in three see probiotics as essential for a healthy digestive system.* As a result, functional products are seeing an explosion of interest, with top growth in…

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Going Against the Grain

Ok, admit it. If you’re like most Americans you simply have too much grain in your diet—you know… cereals, snacks, breads, pasta, and bakery items starring wheat, rice, corn, rye, barley, and other types of grains.  Here’s the rub. There are several reasons why it’s not good for you, but mainly because you aren’t eating…

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Black Magic

Activated charcoal is finding its way into a variety of products ranging from toothpaste, deodorants and skin cleansers to functional beverages. But what is it and why would anyone want to clean their teeth with gritty black stuff from their grill? It’s a valid question. So here’s the scoop. Activated charcoal is not the same…

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Powered by Plants

From pea-protein burgers to cashew milk, a revolution in plant-based eating has arrived. No longer just for dietary nonconformists, the trend has gone mainstream as Americans realize that a plant-centric diet is not just better for their own health but also more ethical, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Nielsen data suggests that nearly 40% of Americans…

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Conquering Keto

The popularity of the ketogenic diet, keto for short, has reached fever pitch, especially with dieters lured with promises of weight loss and potential health benefits. It is a specialized high fat, low carbohydrate diet that requires careful attention to protein intake, calories and fluids. The goal is to put the body into ketosis, a…

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Fish Tales

Americans love seafood – so much so that we consume 7 tons of it each year. Despite our large appetite, many consumers are confused about what fish to eat for their health and even more perplexed about sustainable seafood choices that have less impact on ocean ecosystems. Let’s face it, few people know the difference…

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Why You Need Collagen in Your Corner

Some say age 40 may now be the new 30, but it never hurts to start thinking about aging well. And when it comes to aging, you want collagen in your corner. As one of the most abundant proteins, collagen is vital for the body to not only look good but feel good, too. Collagen…

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Mobile Meals on the Menu

It’s a fast-paced world out there. Americans are now spending less time cooking, and the demand for simple meal solutions is giving new meaning to the term “meals on wheels.” Consumers are looking for products that are convenient, easy to prepare, and portable—especially those age 18-33, who are more likely than older generations to prioritize…

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Expo West 2019 Preview

Before arriving in sunny California for Expo West in Anaheim, CA next week, KeHE’s resident Product Innovation Gurus have created a round-up of the top trends so you know what to expect and look for on the show floor. Karry on Keto: Keto – a strict regimen of low-carb, high-fat foods that forces the body…

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