Ready-To-Eat Foods Revolution

Safety Clean Label Influencing Use of HPP

As consumers desire fresh, better-for-you foods and beverages, the interest and adoption of high-pressure processing (HPP) is growing, according to a 2017 survey from Universal Pure, Villa Rica, Ga.

Food and beverage manufacturers and retailers are responding by producing and stocking more HPP products. In fact, 93.5 percent of retailers say they have been affected by consumer demand for fresh foods and/or beverages and are expanding their refrigerated sections and stocking more refrigerated and fresh products. “A little more than 78 percent of retailers go so far as to say they are favoring companies that produce fresh product options,” the survey says. Read the rest here.