What's a sausage in a bun without crispy, fried onions! Or perhaps you dream of delicious, softly fried onions on your meat patties for dinner? FoodMan's onion products complement most fish and meat dishes, adding the finishing touch to the meal. The winning recipe is simple yet effective: high-quality ingredients, prepared and packaged to preserve the aroma and onion flavor all the way to the dinner table. We use top-quality ingredients and produce onion products for Norway and several other countries in Europe.
That something as traditional as onions laid the foundation for the success of the snack manufacturer FoodMan might not be something you expected to hear! But when you think about it, onions are an ingredient found in a multitude of dishes. Onions are a somewhat unexciting basic ingredient that nobody thinks is necessary – until it's missing from the mixture. That's when you realize how essential it is to create the rounded, full flavor in soups, sauces, and as an ingredient in various dinner dishes. In the same way, onions also form the cornerstone of our company. How a couple of outdated onion machines and a resourceful factory manager became the start of the adventure can be read more about at the bottom of the page.
It's not enough to have fresh ingredients if the onions are left to turn green in the sun after harvesting. Whenever possible, we use Norwegian onions. We select ingredients produced sustainably and never use palm oil in our products. With our in-house developed and efficient production and packaging equipment, the crunch and flavor are preserved until the bags are opened at your dinner table.
Did you know that onions are a biennial plant belonging to the lily family? Onions originally come from Western and Central Asia and are an ancient crop that has been cultivated for over 7,000 years. There are many onion varieties, and we mostly use Norwegian kepaløk (pearl onions) in our production. This is the most common type of culinary onion in Norway. Onions are a versatile vegetable used in all kinds of dishes, and you can definitely enjoy more of them! They contain flavonoids and organic sulfur compounds, and have antibacterial and antidiabetic properties. According to numerous studies, onions have preventive effects against cardiovascular diseases and can help reduce cholesterol levels in the blood.