Tart cherries were a standout star at the recent Fancy Food Show. The nutrient profile is not the only reason these ruby-red fruits are hotter than ever. Trend experts say tart flavors are on the rise due to consumers' changing palate for less sweet tastes.
Generation Z, the first true digital generation, prioritizes speed of service, technology and...
The Hartman Group's report How America Eats explores the intersections of food cultures...
The impact of food labeling has been cause of much debate over the past year as healthy lifestyles has moved up the public agenda. More than half of food companies believe they could make product information simpler for consumers to understand.
Coffee is a cornucopia of chemical compounds that influence its taste. One group of compounds about which plenty is known are the chlorogenic acids. In medium to light coffee brews, the main source of bitterness comes from the chlorogenic acids.
Analyzing 343 studies in what was the largest research effort of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University found that organic crops are up to 60 percent higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally grown crops.
The rise in prices of certain foods, like beef and fresh fruits, is outpacing overall inflation. With the pricey costs of eating, there has also been a hike in consumer-price indexes for food at home, more commonly known as groceries.
When it comes to food, everything from on-the-go to here-and-gourmet is on the table. What was popular last week might not be the cool item next week. Social media is always abuzz with what's on the world's menu. So what's trending now?
Nearly two-thirds of Americans spend more to buy specialty eggs, but a new poll reveals they don't always get what they think they're paying for. When asked to describe the terms "free-range" and "cage-free," most respondents said they imagined hens roaming on open pastures.
Since 1999, a pilot program in 20 chicken plants, called HACCP-Based Inspection Models Project, has been studied and reviewed in depth for more than a decade to assure its effectiveness as to how best modernize chicken inspection while improving food safety.
In a report by Technomic, consumers, especially millenials, are becoming more knowledgeable about the wine they drink. The wine industry growth is decelerating as cost-conscious consumers seek value. Domestic table wine, for example, is appealing more to consumers.
Campbell Soup Company, known for over 70 different kinds of soup in the classic red and white cans, goes old school with this photograph from 1910. The photograph shows Campbell soup production and shipment workers hand packing the soup in wooden boxes.
The newest lineup of products from General Mills builds upon food innovation. Today, more than 50 percent of consumers are looking to add more protein to their diets, making high-protein foods among the most sought-after items in U.S. supermarkets.
The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: How much are you really drinking with those summer cocktails? A "standard drink" is the amount of alcohol in a 12-ounce beer, 5 ounces of wine or 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits.
What's in that cup of tea? Andy Brunning, a high school chemistry teacher in the U.K., makes beautiful infographics about everyday chemistry on his blog, Compound Interest. Unsurprisingly, his most popular posts are about food and drinks.
Why does chocolate satisfy the way it does? Andy Brunning, a high school chemistry teacher in the U.K., makes beautiful infographics about everyday chemistry on his blog, Compound Interest. Unsurprisingly, his most popular posts are about food and drinks.
For its 100th anniversary, Kemps Dairy set a Guinness World Record for producing the "World's Largest Ice Cream Scoop," when it carved 733 containers worth of strawberry ice cream (equal to the length of a football field of the frozen dessert) into a gigantic scoop.
Friends Fun Wine, producer of low-alcohol, low-calorie wines, combines the world's most popular day drink with the world's most popular night drink. Coffee and wine become one in the company's Cabernet Coffee Espresso and Chardonnay Coffee Cappuccino beverages.
Beck's Beer announced that indie pop sensation Capital Cities, singer Aloe Blacc and six other artists will collectively take over Beck's beer bottle labels beginning July 1. Every year, the company commissions original artwork for the Live Beyond Labels series.
Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate to food quality and safety, according to a review by Food Science and Food Safety. This confusion can contribute to significant food waste.
Stonyfield, one of the world's leading organic yogurt makers, in collaboration with Cambridge-based WikiFoods, Inc., received the "Best New Concept" award at the 2014 World Dairy Innovation Awards for its new product, Frozen Yogurt Pearls.
Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. named Paul Siano of Orland Park, Ill., as its 1 millionth fan on Facebook. To mark the occassion, the company has temporarily rebranded as Paul's Hard Lemonade. Within 24 hours of identifying the milestone fan, the company created a new logo.
The iconic, always-dapper Mr. Peanut updated his wardrobe last year. This year he is updating his wheels. Mr. Peanut is riding in style like never before as Planters, a leading snack nut brand, unleashes its new NUTmobile vehicle fleet onto US roads.
Walmart China announced that the company will significantly increase its investment in food safety in upcoming years. The announcement was made to kick off China's National Food Safety Week, with the launch of the campaign, "Food Safety: We all have a role to play."
Are manufactured foods too salty? Food processors and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try and prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.
Do you know where your food dollar goes? In the US, 31.1 cents of a typical dollar spent by consumers on domestically–produced food went to pay for services provided by foodservice establishments, 15.8 cents to food processors and 13 cents to food retailers.
According to Innova Market Insights, the protein trend is driven by increasing health concerns — primarily weight management — plus the move of sports and performance products into the mainstream and targeted at the generally active, rather than just athletes.
Distill Research surveyed 523 U.S. adults age 18 and older on their goals for the year. The survey found that overall health and well-being ranked as the most prevalent goal. More than 88 percent of adults surveyed plan to eat healthier foods this year.
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