Category: News

Nu Life Market has Partnered with Autism Hope Alliance

The Autism Hope Alliance embodies hope for families facing the diagnosis of Autism through education, financial support and volunteerism. The Autism Hope Alliance is the first non-profit foundation for Autism to emerge from the natural foods industry. AHA has helped over 30,000 families since 2008 by means of the generous support of our partnerships. Please … Continued

April 2017 Sorghum Report

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: The next big snack is here… Consumers are looking for grain diversity, and sorghum can deliver. With expansion like corn and no GMO risk, Sorghum snacks are set to take off. After years of research, we have dialed in the unique spec and correct level of starch damage needed to run 100% sorghum through … Continued

March 2017 Sorghum Report

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Crispier And Healthier Fried Products With Sorghum Fry-RiteTM is a unique sorghum product that can reduce oil absorption, increase crispiness, hold in moisture, enhance flavor and increase browning when included in a coating or breading formula. The proprietary milling process of the flour ensures a smooth, non-gritty texture to the finished product, and … Continued

January 2017 Sorghum Report

2017 FOOD TRENDS 2017 Food Trends: “Sorghum, egg yolks, French food, Filipino food, smoked food, whey, cannabis, teff, spirulina, delivery-only restaurants.” Step aside, quinoa. There’s a new gluten-free whole grain gaining traction among the health-savvy. It’s called sorghum and it’s homegrown. Why it will be a trend: Sorghum is an excellent source of fiber and rich in protein. It’s also … Continued

November 2016 Sorghum Report – Black Sorghum

Sorghum: The Quinoa Of Africa More than 500 million people in over 30 countries include sorghum in their diet, but history shows that it slowly spread to took hold throughout the world. Traces of sorghum have been found at the Nabta Playa archaeological site in southern Egypt, that dated back 8000 BC*. Sorghum has traveled … Continued

September 2016 Sorghum Report

IFT Showcase: Sorghum was on full display at the United Sorghum Checkoff’s IFT booth in July. Nu Life Market was joined at the show by Lia Weber, winner of TLC’s Next Great Baker, who showcased chocolate chip cookies made with Nu Life Market whole grain sorghum flour. Lia had expressed frustration with baking Gluten Free … Continued

June 2016 Sorghum Report

Why 2016 Is The Year Of Sorghum The U.S. sorghum market continues to grow as press coverage and consumer awareness increase. The Sorghum Checkoff reports that 2015 saw significant rises in the consumer and pet foods industries. The 2015 sorghum crop was the largest since 1997! Food consumption of sorghum increased by nearly 40 percent … Continued

February 2016 Sorghum Report

Sorghum is HOT! Famed food trend spotter, Ellie Krieger, called sorghum a hot trend of 2016. Kashi President–Sorghum part of 1 billion dollar opportunity. Out with popcorn: In with popped sorghum on Good Morning America! (around 2:00) The Best New Ingredient Is Popped! Popped sorghum is an excellent option in bars, cereals, and any product … Continued

November 2015 Sorghum Report – Black Sorghum

Gluten Free BLack Sorghum – Super Grain? Black Sorghum is currently the subject of several research studies and a couple have received N.I.H. funding for human trials. High in phenolic compounds and 3-deoxyanthocyanidins (luteolinidin & apigeninidin), black sorghum may have a wide health impact including oxidative stress, protein glycation, inflammation, and cancer. A brief slice … Continued

October 2015 Sorghum Report

2015 Crop Report 2015 is shaping up to be an outstanding crop. Due to weather conditions, which were better than previous years, 2016 grain quality will be terrific. Both quality and yield improved this year from past years. There was an increased number of acres planted of our IP food grade sorghum under our Food … Continued

April 2016 Sorghum Report

GMO Labeling Update Five major food companies have declared their intentions to clearly label GMO ingredients on food packages. Campbell Soup was the first to do so on January 7, 2016 and has since been joined by Kellogg, Mars, General Mills, and most recently ConAgra, who stated that they “believe consumers should be informed as to what’s … Continued

March 2016 Sorghum Report

FIRST LOOK: High Amylopectin Sorghum Gluten free waxy sorghum is exhibiting great sheeting potential in gluten free chips and gluten free crackers. Early feedback is finding a lower gelatinization temperature and a light/airy texture in extrusion and sheeting. When used for gluten free breads, next day texture is the best we’ve seen in GF bread. Also noticed, is an improvement in freeze … Continued

Non-GMO Project Verification

The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing verified non-GMO choices.  They are North America”s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO products.  If you would like to learn more, take a look at their website at www.nongmoproject.org. Nu Life Market is proud to be a part of the Non-GMO … Continued