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RIND DISRUPTS DRIED FRUIT MARKET

For startups, balancing inventory to meet supply while minimizing waste is a make-or-break challenge that could prompt some entrepreneurs to project conservatively, but the founder of dried fruit startup Rind Snacks cautions this strategy could back fire if they don’t have sufficient resources to seize opportunities when they ari

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Keeping It Real by Eating the Peel

Keeping It Real by Eating the Peel

“Keep It Real, Eat the Peel” proclaims the bag of RIND Snacks. View original article » The line of non-GMO superfruits grow on small family farms in California’s Central Valley and are then sundried or dehydrated whole with their skins and peels intact. The New York company offers choices that include Tropical Blend (oranges, pineapples, and kiwis); Orchard Blend (persimmons, tarts apples, and kiwis) and Tangy Kiwi ($2.99 to $3.99 for 1½ ounces; about $6 for 3 ounces; $17.99 for a 3-pack, 3 ounces each). Chewy, not crispy or moist like prunes, the fruits are both sweet and tangy. “We consider...

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150ish Food Blog: To keep it real, eat the peel with these tasty new fruit snacks

150ish Food Blog: To keep it real, eat the peel with these tasty new fruit snacks

To keep it real, eat the peel With these tasty new fruit snacks View original article »Your mom always told you all the vitamins were in the apple skin, didn’t she? That’s pretty much true: More fiber, vitamins, and nutrients are packed into the skin or rind of fruit than the flesh of the fruit alone. But with a lot of fruits, it’s just not that easy (or tasty) to eat the peel. So we really like that an entrepreneurial mom and her husband have introduced a way for us to have our peel and eat it, too. Joanna and Matt...

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New York Times: Dried Fruits With More Texture

Florence Fabricant | July 30, 2018 -- Rind, a new fruit snack that includes the peel, is a treat suitable for a cheese board or a nibble on the go. They’re not nose-to-tail, but the dried fruits from Rind follow the notion of no waste, as the oranges, kiwis, apples, peaches and, unusually, persimmons still have their rinds. Only the pineapple is peeled. All make for good snacking, to serve with cheese, or chopped into biscotti or other baked goods. Rind Snacks, three 3-ounce packages, $17.99, rindsnacks.com.

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