From reinventing "ugly" fruit to recycling meat trimmings, these products are great examples of new, innovative and tasty uses for underutilized ingredients that would otherwise end up in the landfill.
Cacao pulp, the fruit surrounding the coveted cacao pod, which is used to make chocolate, is typically a chocolate-industry byproduct. Repurposed Pod salvages the pulp, juices it and then high-pressure pasteurizes it into a sweet, tangy beverage. Sip alone, or add to cocktails for a surprising mixer.
Did you know that only 10 percent of the ingredients used to brew beer ends up in your pint? ReGrained rescues the fiber-rich “spent” grain and pairs it with sumptuous ingredients: oats, organic honey, organic ground flax, cinnamon, almonds and more for a tasty snack (sans the alcohol).
Made with the flavorful excess trimmings of Milton’s thick-cut bacon, this premium sausage also features ground pork and spices. All meat is sourced from multigenerational family farms that never use antibiotics, hormones, MSG, steroids, artificial nitrates or gluten.
Born out of a desire to utilize misshapen, “ugly” watermelons that can’t be sold at retail, this fruity beverage is made with three hydrating ingredients: watermelon flesh, watermelon rind and organic lemon. It tastes like summer in a bottle, and it’s just 60 calories per serving.
Founded by two chemists, this grapeseed oil is made with wine-industry byproducts, namely, the nutrient-dense seeds from grapes grown in Washington’s Yakima Valley. This fruity oil is made exclusively with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes after they have been pressed for wine.
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