We waste at least a third of the world's food. National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer and activist Tristram Stuart says "ridiculously strict" cosmetic standards among consumers play a major role. His solution: Eat foods often considered too ugly to sell.
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U.S. consumer spending fell in September, the first decline in eight months, as shoppers took a breather after a big spending spree in August. Income growth posted the slowest gain this year.
General Mills announced its exclusive U.S. partnership with Grammy Award-winning group Camila for the company's 2014-2015 Musica y Sabor campaign focused on connecting with Hispanic consumers through one of their biggest passion points: music.
The online grocery business has become crowded with participants — some well-established, and many of which entered this business only in the past two years. To date, fewer than a dozen online grocery services have emerged from the fray.
The company, based in Battle Creek, Michigan, is contending with growing competition in the breakfast category, with people turning to alternatives such as Greek yogurt or breakfast sandwiches from fast-food chains.
A renewed interest in “Buying American” seems to be approaching its greatest peak in popularity since the 1940s (amidst the frenzy of WWII). But it was only recently that we realized to what extent the “Buy American” movement has resurged in the American consciousness.
While scrolling through emails, I stumbled upon GoldieBlox — a building toy equipped with axles, pulleys, blocks and ribbon designed to promote engineering interest in girls. The GoldieBlox site boldly declares, “We aim to disrupt the pink aisle and inspire the future generation of female engineers.”
What's a GMO? Is it good for you? Is it bad for you? Is it just OMG backwards? Television host Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera crew to a local farmers market to ask real people why they try to avoid GMOs and, more importantly, what GMO even means.
The Top 10 Trends likely to impact the food industry in 2015 and beyond have been identified by Innova Market Insights from its ongoing analysis of key global developments in food and drink launch activity worldwide.
A recent study evaluated consumer media coverage that included the release of scientific research on food ingredients, specifically high fructose corn syrup, and how that perpetuates consumer ingredient avoidance.
The Food Charter is a roadmap designed to guide policymakers and community leaders in providing all Minnesotans with equal access to affordable, safe and healthy food regardless of where they live — access that has the potential to improve the state's economy.
Belgium takes its food seriously — and adventurously — so when the American-style food trucks rolled in, there was little doubt the result would be a bit different. The "crickets on a stick" are a best seller with Belgian foodies.
Next year, consumers' food preferences will be driven by a continued interest in global cuisines, balanced nutrition, community connections, and a desire for adventurous eating experiences. Cannabis cuisine is just one of the culinary trends expected to expand.
John Costello, Dunkin's president of global marketing and innovation, said that bakers around the country have been mixing doughnuts and croissants for at least 20 years. He said Dunkin' is constantly tracking consumer and bakery trends and has been looking at pastry "combinations" for several years now.
I think the idea of providing detailed information about our food products is a beneficial and healthy-minded decision. While I already consider myself knowledgeable about the food I choose to eat — or more importantly not eat — many Americans are not so educated.
The Lempert Report reports on a new kind of food truck. The innovative company Saffron Road has taken advantage of a current cultural phenomenon.
While the number of Food Bloggers has exploded over the last 3 years, the ability for these bloggers to make money from their passion has remained stagnant. Perfect Supplements, LLC announces a new affiliate program that will pay food and health bloggers at four times the industry average.
National Chocolate Day is celebrated annually on October 28. While there are many chocolate-related holidays throughout the year, National Chocolate Day is a day to celebrate all things chocolate.
According to a recent poll, mothers are more likely than fathers to read nutrition labels when considering food and drink purchases. Sugars (total sugar and added sugar) topped the list of "very important" nutrients that parents consider overall.
What's more important, that your food is organic or you know who and where it comes from? Two farmers weigh in on local vs. organic and why a piece of paper may not ensure you're getting the best food available.
On a recent afternoon, winemakers and distillery producers in the western part of West Virginia met to discuss the creation of a trail that would link wineries and distilleries located within close proximity to each other for the benefit of them all.
New studies show that cocoa may boost your memory at an old age. A small group of healthy, older volunteers took a special drink that contained either high or low levels of antioxidants called flavonols.
Proponents of the measure that would expand the scope of the law say a variety of beverages that were largely unheard of on store shelves at the time have become consumer staples — all the while adding to the state's litter woes.
The label was unveiled Friday and is similar to the "cruelty-free" and "fair trade" stamps on products like cattle and coffee. The "fair food" brands tomatoes picked by workers who are paid a premium and have basic guaranteed rights in the field.
The dueling campaigns over a Nov. 4 ballot measure that would prohibit the growing of genetically modified organisms until studies show they're safe isn't just a local issue in a county of only 160,000 residents in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
As the only Hispanic food company to offer consumers an entire line of low sodium, organic, diet and sugar free products, the 250,000 square foot facility will boost Goya's distribution capabilities of healthy and authentic Latin food and strengthen the company's position and growth in the West.
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