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Infographic: New Opportunities Emerge as Weight Wellness Hits Tipping Point

December 16, 2014 1:15 pm | by New Nutrition Business | News | Comments

The weight wellness market is at a tipping point, and in 2015 big name brands like Weight Watchers will continue to see sales plunge. Even Special K, the world's biggest food company for weight management, has experienced a sudden 10 percent drop in sales.

Photo of the Day: NY Brewery Builds Christmas Tree Out of 300 Kegs

December 12, 2014 1:00 pm | by AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Shawn Dowd | News | Comments

A two-story Christmas tree made of 300 half-...

Infographic: Consumers Increasingly Want to Know What's in Their Food

December 11, 2014 9:30 am | by Technomic, Inc. | News | Comments

Today's healthy food tells a story, and consumers...

Infographic: Smart Appliances & The Kitchen of Tomorrow

December 5, 2014 11:30 am | by Pennywell | News | Comments

From dishwashers with digital interfaces to smartphone apps that can manage entire home heating...

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Photo of the Day: Record 4.16-Pound Truffle to be Auctioned

December 5, 2014 7:50 am | by AP Photo/Sotheby's | News | Comments

This photo provided by Sotheby's shows a record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle at the U.S. Sabatino headquarters in West Haven, Conn. The truffle was found a week earlier in Umbria, Italy and is scheduled to go on the auction block in New York on Saturday, Dec. 6. 

Infographic: Drink in the Opportunities

November 26, 2014 12:40 pm | by PMMI | News | Comments

In an infographic by PMMI, it is revealed that nearly one-third of the top 100 CPG companies in the United States are located within a 200 mile radius of Philadelphia. PMMI will bring its latest packaging and processing solutions to the East Coast in February.

Photos: How Famous Artists Would Plate Thanksgiving Meals

November 25, 2014 2:00 pm | by Hannah Rothstein, Painter | News | Comments

In this Thanksgiving special, artist Hannah Rothstein portrays through images how famous artists, such as Pablo Picasso and Vincent van Gogh, would plate up their Thanksgiving meals.                   

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Photo of the Day: Man Eats 9.35 Pounds of Turkey in 10 Minutes, Wins Contest

November 25, 2014 9:20 am | by Dana Jensen, Associated Press | News | Comments

Joey Chestnut of San Jose, California won first place in the World Turkey-Eating Championship at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Chestnut ate 9.35 pounds of meat off the bone in just 10 minutes.        

Photos: 400-Foot-Long Hallaca

November 17, 2014 12:20 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Venezuelan cooks set a record for making the world's biggest hallaca — Venezuela's version of the tamale that is traditionally eaten in December. The creation features pork, beef, chicken, olives and raisins folded into corn dough and wrapped in a banana leaf.

Photos: Chef Aims For Gingerbread House World Record

November 14, 2014 10:13 am | by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press | News | Comments

Special materials are going into the most colorful New York real estate development: 3,550 pounds of royal icing, 700 pounds of candy and 600 pounds of dough. That's what Manhattan chef Jon Lovitch needs to build the world's largest collection of gingerbread houses.

Photo: Sesame Street Celebrates 45 Years, Now Represents Healthy Foods

November 3, 2014 11:56 am | by AP Photo/Sesame Workshop, Richard Termine, File | News | Comments

In this photo, "Sesame Street" characters Elmo and Super Grover pose with four new muppets representing healthy food groups; fruits, vegetables, dairy and grains as part of their "Food For Thought: Eating Well on a Budget" initiative.    

Infographic: American Spending Trends on Halloween

October 31, 2014 2:57 pm | by Shift Communications | News | Comments

Nearly half of all Americans won't be buying Halloween candy this year, and certain areas of the country get much more into the holiday than others. This infographic details how consumers celebrate the holiday.

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Pass Go. Collect Chocolate: Childhood Games Remade With Sweets

October 27, 2014 2:46 pm | by Gamesformation | News | Comments

Gamesformotion announced the release of classic childhood board game favorites which will all exclusively feature game pieces that you can eat. All of the chocolate games have the same essential features as their famous counterparts, except that their cards and letter tiles have been replaced with the finest Belgian milk chocolate.

Infographic: Restaurant Industry's Equation For Career Success

October 24, 2014 10:00 am | by National Restaurant Association | News | Comments

This infographic shows that multiple career pathways, competitive salaries and consistent pay raises pave the way for career advancement within the restaurant industry. More than 91 percent of restaurant employees said they have advanced to a higher-paying job in the industry.

Say Cheez-It: Beloved Cracker Inspires Fans to Make Crazy Concoctions

October 23, 2014 1:43 pm | by MICHELLE LOCKE Associated Press | News | Comments

Devotees of the crispy, salty snack are thinking outside the box when using it as an ingredient. One bakery even used the Cheez-Its as a main cake ingredient, smothered it with vanilla buttercream frosting and then sprinkled Cheez-Its on top.

Infographic: Your Brain on Beer vs. Coffee

October 21, 2014 11:01 am | by Ilovecoffee.jp | News | Comments

Coffee and beer aren't just two of the world's most popular beverages, they are also the most popular drugs. We'll let ilovecoffee.jp explain.                             

Photos: Greek Bakers Encircle Monument With 1.35 Tons of 'Koulouri'

October 20, 2014 10:16 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Bakers put the final touches on a giant "koulouri" (bread ring similar to a bagel or pretzel) that encircled the medieval White Tower, in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki. The product weighed 1.35 tons before baking.      

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Infographic: Women Will Shape the Adult Beverage Industry

October 14, 2014 2:56 pm | by Technomic | News | Comments

The majority of women in the U.S. are of legal drinking age — and they're increasingly engaged, experimental and educated consumers of spirits, wine and beer. Young and ethnic women, in particular, will shape the future of the adult beverage industry, according to Technomic.

Infographic: What Foods Do We Waste Most

October 7, 2014 10:24 am | by Noel Dempsey Kitchen Sesign | News | Comments

Food waste is a real problem that costs consumers and companies alike thousands of dollars each year. This infographic shows what foods we waste the most, ways to prevent waste and how to appropriately use left overs.        

Infographic: Who's Going Gluten-Free?

October 2, 2014 10:21 am | by The Hartman Group | News | Comments

This infographic from The Hartman Group reflects the cultural beliefs surrounding gluten in food products. In their recent study, 21 percent of consumers had purchased gluten-free products in the past week.               

Photos: World's Largest Six-Pack of Beer

October 1, 2014 9:40 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF grain mill operation near the city's Lake Erie waterfront. 

Infographic: The Story Inside Your Cup

September 29, 2014 10:07 am | by Rainforest Alliance | News | Comments

In honor of National Coffee Day, many restaurants, such as Dunkin' Donuts, are giving away free cups of joe! Check out this infographic from Rainforest Alliance to learn the story behind that steaming hot drink in your mug.       

Photo: Quaker Oats Man Gets a Makeover

September 18, 2014 12:26 pm | by MilkPEP | News | Comments

For the first time since 1877, the Quaker Oats Man, affectionately known as Larry, is donning a new accessory — the iconic Milk Mustache.                                   

Infographic: Look Who's Buying Organic

September 18, 2014 9:46 am | by Hartman Group | News | Comments

As consumer understanding of organic and natural foods evolves, people gain more awareness of and knowledge about these topics than ever before. This infographic shows which generation groups are buying organic.           

Infographic: Milk Production From Farm to Table

September 17, 2014 10:22 am | by Food Insight | News | Comments

Ever wonder where your milk in the grocery store comes from and how it gets there? This seven-step infographic takes you through the entire milk production process from the farm all the way to the grocery store.           

Infographic: From Bud to Bottle, the Life of a Grape

September 11, 2014 12:00 pm | by Vinepair | News | Comments

In order to illustrate how grapes get from vine to glass, here's the story of one little grape, and its journey from birth through its transformation into wine.                            

Infographic: The World of Food Segmentation

September 11, 2014 9:28 am | by The Hartman Group | News | Comments

The World of Food describes how consumers orient to food, based upon the intensity of their involvement in or commitment to following developments in food culture. Three consumer segments show significant differences in attitudes and behavior that cannot be explained by demographics.

Photo: Illinois Grills Up a 100-Foot-Long Bratwurst

September 11, 2014 8:30 am | by Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, Illinois | News | Comments

Silver Creek Saloon in Illinois hosted a practice run for the city's 200th anniversary celebration, where the volunteers will attempt to grill a 200-foot-long bratwurst, by carefully grilling a 100-foot-long bratwurst.            

Infographic: Traceability For Standard Compliance, Process Improvement

September 9, 2014 2:30 pm | by Mettler Toledo | News | Comments

Good traceability helps a manufacturer comply with legal and regulatory requirements and also shows how the right systems and equipment can contribute to production efficiency. Find out more by taking a look at this infographic from Mettler Toledo.

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