Columns

As American as Apple Fries

January 1, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Excellent Foods installed a Freshline nitrogen freezer from Air Products so its Apple Fries product freezes in five seconds, allowing no shrinkage from loss of moisture. Source: Air Products.


Excellent Foods in Burbank, WA, is hoping its new Apple Fries product will become as American as apple pie. Similar in appearance to wedge-cut French fries, but with a better nutritional profile, Apple Fries are made with 100% Washington-grown Granny Smith and Fuji apples, free of preservatives and artificial color and low in calories, fat, carbs and sodium.

As consumers continue to turn toward healthier fare, inventor Rich Shepard is hoping that Apple Fries will capture the fancy of the American public.

However, the advent of Apple Fries didn’t happen overnight. Shepard, president of Excellent Foods, spent four years developing the product. His determination, -320

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Food Engineering Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

Podcasts

Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Food Engineering Magazine

Food engineering magazine 2014 april cover

2014 April

Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE FOOD ENGINEERING STORE

Food-Authentication-Flyer-(.gif
Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Food Master

Food Master Cover 2014Food Master 2014 is now available!

 

Where the buying process begins in the food and beverage manufacturing market. 

Visit www.foodmaster.com to learn more.

STAY CONNECTED

FE recent tweets

facebook_40.pngtwitter_40px.pngyoutube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png