The most popular frozen food in every state

Pizza, vegetables and spinach are the top-searched frozen foods in the US, based on Google News Labs data from 2004-18 analyzed by Insider. The state-by-state data reveal unique results, with pierogies the most popular frozen food in Arkansas and strawberry margaritas topping the list in Maine.

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Lipari Foods acquired by private equity firm

Distributor Lipari Foods has been acquired by Miami-based private equity firm H.I.G. Capital. Financial terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, weren’t disclosed. Under the transaction, H.I.G. purchased Westport, Conn.-based Sterling Investment Partners’ interests in Lipari Foods Operating Co. LLC.

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Turmeric

The distinctive yellow color and flavor make it hard to overlook, and over the past couple of decades, turmeric has been found to help with many different bodily ailments.

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Soybean pulp

Renewal Mill seeks to transform byproducts into nutritious, functional ingredients. The company recently showcased okara flour, a versatile, high-fiber, gluten-free flour harvested from the pulp left over from soy milk processing.

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Cannabis Ingredients

A consumer study from Culinary Visions found trust and traceability are top issues related to food and beverage products made with cannabis ingredients.

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Walmart to Debut High-Tech Consolidation Center

Walmart Inc. has revealed plans to open a 340,000-square-foot high-tech consolidation center in Colton, Calif., this July – the first in the company’s supply chain to receive, sort and ship freight via automated technology that “will enable three times more volume to flow throughout the center .

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Dairy-free Yogurt

Yofix Probiotics, the Israeli start-up which last week was awarded €100,000 through PepsiCo’s European Nutrition Greenhouse, has launched its first dairy-free yogurt line with probiotic cultures.

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Cauliflower Tortillas

Caulipower has debuted a frozen, ready-to-make cauliflower tortilla line, a gluten-free solution for quesadillas, burritos, tacos, wraps and more.

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