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Mission Foods adds Artisan Style Tortillas source of fiber, with up to 33 grams of whole grains per serving. Additionally, each variety of Mission Artisan Style Tortillas is made from a blend of select grains. “The foodie was top of mind in our approach to create a top-shelf tortilla like no other,” said Pete Thornfield, director of marketing with Mission Foods. “The unique blend of grains offers a taste and texture profile that just doesn’t exist in any other tortilla on the market.” Mission Artisan Style Tortillas come in packs of eight and are available at grocery retailers. FBN Sunsweet launches Plum Amazins YUBA CITY, CALIF. — Sunsweet Growers Inc. has introduced Sunsweet Plum Amazins, diced dried plums that the company claims have 50% more fiber, 49% less sugar and 19% fewer calories than raisins and dried cranberries. “Dried plums have always been difficult to dice for cooking, so we’ve done the work for you; dicing the plums so they’re ready to add to any meal or recipe,” said Steve Harris, vice-president of marketing at Sunsweet. “With Plum Amazins, the best part is they’re nutritionally better for you as compared to raisins and dried cranberries while delivering great taste. We’re very excited to offer this ” convenient, healthier alternative to our consumers.” Plum Amazins are available in an easy-to-pour 9-oz canister, which retails at $2.49 in the dried fruit or produce sections at major retailers. FBN IRVING, TEXAS — Mission Foods, a unit of Gruma S.A.B. de C.V., has introduced its first line of Artisan Style Tortillas, the company’s newest soft tortilla made with a combination of grains. The tortillas are available in four varieties: corn and whole wheat blend, ancient grains, multigrain and flaxseed and blue corn blend. Mission said the tortillas are a good December 20, 2011 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® 39

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Food Business News - December 20, 2011
Government to decide on B.P.A. ban by March 31
Dairy Business News - Higher prices lead to sluggish fresh milk sales
Commodity, ingredient prices trending lower at year end
Editorial - Food revolution in wake of food truck growth
Food companies alleging egg price fixing from 1999 to 2008
Nestle details progress made on nutrition front
NPD Group: Restaurant traffic flat in 2011
Yum! raises guidance on global strength
Coca-Cola forms partnerships to develop 100% plant-based bottles
Lempert sees economizing as key trend in 2012
Blount buys Cape Cod Chowder Co.
Falconhead Capital acquires Rita’s Water Ice Franchise
Better margins seen in 2012
Sara Lee to buy Dutch cafe store operator
Sara Lee to base North American Meats in Chicago
Clearer picture of local food
Smithfield Foods income falls 16% in second quarter
Earnings filing delay for Diamond Foods
Health and Wellness - Researchers shed light on probiotics benefits
Ingredient Innovations - Oils factor into french fry innovation
Dairy Business News - Dairy Ingredients Symposium to be held in March
Dairy Business News - Cultures increase cottage cheese yield
Dairy Business News - WhiteWave moves ahead on sustainability initiatives
Dairy Business News - Steve Millard to lead Emmi Roth USA
Dairy Business News - October nonfat dry milk output down 12% from year ago
New Product Trends - Local foods, children's nutrition top N.R.A. trends
New Product Trends - Niman Ranch introduces all-natural beef entrees
New Product Trends - Pamela’s Products launches Whenever Bars
New Product Trends - Mission Foods adds Artisan Style Tortillas
New Product Trends - Sunsweet launches Plum Amazins
Food Ingredients Europe
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News - Cocoa production method wins Fi Europe honor
Supplier Innovations and News - System reduces acrylamide level in coffee
Supplier Innovations and News - Kalsec introduces specialty flavors
Supplier Innovations and News - Vitiva launches Sweet’nVit stevia brand
Supplier Innovations and News - Spicetec hires technical services specialist
Supplier Innovations and News - Ingredient adds shelf life, works in flavor system
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Food Business in the News

Food Business News - December 20, 2011