Taco shell innovation is trending.
Tacos meet Takis in the latest Old El Paso taco shell innovation from General Mills, Inc. Developed in collaboration with Takis maker Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV, the new Old El Paso Takis Fuego Hot Chili Pepper and Lime-Flavored Stand 'N Stuff Taco Shells combine the hot chili pepper and lime flavors of Takis Fuego rolled tortilla chip snacks with the flat bottom of Old El Paso Stand ‘N Stuff Shells. Each two-shell serving contains 140 calories and less than 1 gram of sugar.
Mission Foods is building out its better-for-you tortilla offerings with two new varieties: almond flour tortillas and cauliflower tortillas. Both are certified gluten-free and vegan-friendly.
The almond flour tortillas are made with a blend of almond flour, rice flour, pea protein, soybean flour, potato starch and rice starch. Each tortilla contains 90 calories, 12 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein.
The cauliflower tortillas combine cauliflower flour with rice flour, soybean flour, pea protein, potato starch and rice starch. Each tortilla contains 90 calories, 14 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein.
Happi Foodi has partnered with digital media company Barstool Sports to launch a line of frozen pizzas branded as One Bite Pizza. The name is based on Barstool Sports’ founder and president Dave Portnoy’s One Bite pizza review series in which he rates pizza one slice at a time based on his first bite.
The One Bite Pizza recipes start with an Italian stone-baked crust, tomato sauce, grated Parmesan cheese, olive oil and a selection of herbs and spices. The pizzas come in four varieties: 5 Cheese, Pepperoni, 3 Meat and Supreme.
The 5 Cheese One Bite Pizza features a blend of mozzarella, cheddar, provolone, fontina and Parmesan cheeses.
The pepperoni variety is made with pepperoni, mozzarella and Parmesan.
The 3 Meat One Bite Pizza is piled with bacon, sausage, pepperoni, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
The supreme pizza is topped with sausage, pepperoni, red and green bell peppers, and red onion.
Nearly 1,000 baking industry exhibitors filled the Las Vegas Convention Center Sept. 18.