Blueberries in Snacks
Dehydrated and other low- moisture blueberries are ideal for snack foods!
Value Added – Take a new look at dried blueberries for your snack product. The prouduct is made from frozen blueberries which are normally infused with sweeteners. It takes 3.5 lbs of frozen blueberry to make one lb. of dried infused blueberry. Steady supplies of frozen blueberry have put dried blueberry pricing in a win-win situation! Check them out!
Value – Compatibility. Low- moisture blueberries have a low water activity of 0.5-0.6 so they work well with dried ingredients such as nuts and grains.
Flavor. Dried blueberries have a distinctive and delightful flavor that is compatble to salty and savory mixe. They are free flowing and stand up to packing and shipping.
Appeal. Consumers are looking for super ingredients. We are seeing more and more blueberries with nut mixes, antioxidant rich chocolate mixes abd others.