Producers in the food and drink industry are faced with many important decisions when crafting a new product. Achieving the desired flavor, appearance, and nutritional breakdown within food safety guidelines, budgetary constraints, and time limits requires plenty of research and support. Northwest Naturals is here to help make this process easy for you. One way […]
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Apple-solutely Everything You Need to Know
Apples are one of the world’s most popular fruits. They represent health and indulgence, work crisply in beverages, pair deliciously with cheeses and meats, and complement pies and sweets. With 7,500 types of apples with varying characteristics, their numerous possibilities mirror their varieties. Now that we are approaching autumn, we want to dive into the […]
The In-Cider Scoop:
Maximizing Juice Concentrate Potential in Cider Production Cider production is a familiar and beloved process for the Northwest Naturals team. Our product development manager is a Certified Cider Professional through the American Cider Association, and our team has worked alongside many cideries since we opened in 1980. We know cider. We know what tastes good […]
Raspberries: Everything You Need to Know
June’s Fruit of the Month is raspberry! The sweet, tart and floral notes allow raspberries to stand alone as the primary flavor as well as compliment others in a wide array of applications. From sweets like pies or chocolate bars to drinks like milkshakes or spiked kombuchas, utilizing raspberries has endless potential. Let’s dive into […]
A Day in the Life in Customer Service
Northwest Naturals loves seeing your completed products on the shelves, so we will do everything possible to get you there. Our Customer Service team members, known as Sales Administrators, strive to be the most efficient, flexible, collaborative support system you can have throughout your food and beverage development process. From start to finish, Customer Service […]
Benefits of Alternative Sweeteners
Without compromising high-quality flavor, alternative sweeteners can provide economic benefits for producers and health benefits for consumers. When you choose an alternative sweeter best suited for your needs, it can be a valuable and versatile tool for all your future food and drink products, but with all the options available, it may be daunting to […]
We’re Passionate About Passion Fruit!
Transport your customers to a tropical paradise with passion fruit, April’s Fruit of the Month! This citrusy, tangy, tart-but-sweet fruit has a memorable, fruity aroma that is pleasant and unlike any other tropical fruit. Less commonly seen in the United States, passion fruit has a strong presence in South America and Europe. It is cultivated […]
Receive Samples Easily with Northwest Naturals New Sampling System!
At Northwest Naturals, our customer’s success is our top priority. We work closely with our clients every step of the way to ensure their desired formula is reached. A crucial step in the development process is the sampling of our products. We offer free samples of our entire product catalog so that customers can test […]
A Day in the Life in Research & Development
The science behind creating your ideal juice product requires precise, technical expertise, as well as creativity and skillful communication. Those three skills, chemistry prowess, imaginative innovation, and communication, shape the average day in the life of Research and Development at Northwest Naturals and result in the products you trust in your applications. Northwest Naturals Research […]