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Infographic: What's Behind the Coffee Buzz?

July 22, 2014 10:17 am | by Compound Interest | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: 3 Reasons to Choose Organic

July 18, 2014 8:05 am | by The Organic Center | News | Comments

Analyzing 343 studies in what was the largest research effort of its kind, an international team...

Infographic: Grocery Prices Skyrocket as Beef, Fruit Costs are Up

July 17, 2014 8:08 am | by Labor Department USDA | News | Comments

The rise in prices of certain foods, like beef and fresh fruits, is outpacing overall inflation...

Infographic: What's the Buzz in #Food Trends on Social Media?

July 16, 2014 12:00 pm | by Microsoft Social Listening | News | Comments

When it comes to food, everything from on-the-go to here-and-gourmet is on the table. What was...

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Infographics: Unscrambling Egg Labels

July 16, 2014 8:00 am | by Vital Farms | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: Modernization in Poultry Inspection

July 15, 2014 8:45 am | by National Chicken Council | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: What Consumers Want in a Wine

July 14, 2014 9:25 am | by Technomic | News | Comments

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.

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Photo: Campbell Soup Production Circa 1910

July 11, 2014 9:05 am | by Campbell Soup Twitter | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: From Consumer Trends to New Product Innovation

July 9, 2014 8:08 am | by General Mills | News | Comments

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. 

Infographic: How Strong is That Mixed Drink?

July 7, 2014 10:23 am | by National Institutes of Health | News | Comments

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. 

Infographic: What's Really Inside Your Tea Bag

July 3, 2014 8:40 am | by Compound Interest | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: The Chemistry of Chocolate

July 2, 2014 8:15 am | by Compound Interest | News | Comments

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.

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Photo: 3K-Pound Ice Cream Scoop Sets Guinness World Record

July 1, 2014 8:00 am | by Kemps | News | Comments

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. 

Photo: Day Drink Meets Night Drink

June 30, 2014 8:00 am | by Friends Fun Wine | News | Comments

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.

Photo: Music Artists Adorn Beck's Beer Bottle Labels

June 26, 2014 8:00 am | by Beck's Beer | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: Date Labeling Confusion Contributes to Food Waste

June 25, 2014 8:00 am | by Institute of Food Technologists | News | Comments

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.

Photo: Frozen Yogurt Pearls Win 'Best New Concept' Award

June 24, 2014 8:00 am | by Stonyfield Farm | News | Comments

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. 

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Photo: Mike's Hard Lemonade Has an Identity Crisis

June 20, 2014 8:40 am | by Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. | News | Comments

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.

Photo: Planters' Mr. Peanut Shows Off His New Wheels

June 19, 2014 8:30 am | by Kraft Foods Group, Inc. | News | Comments

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.

Photo: Walmart China Invests in Food Safety

June 18, 2014 10:50 am | News | Comments

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."

Infographic: Cutting the Salt

June 17, 2014 8:30 am | by USDA | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: Where a Food Dollar Goes

June 13, 2014 8:05 am | by USDA | News | Comments

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. 

Infographic: Protein Innovation Continues Its Rise to the Top

June 12, 2014 8:37 am | by Innova Market Insights | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: The Numbers Behind Digestive Health Goals

June 11, 2014 8:26 am | by Distill Research/ Florastor | News | Comments

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.

Infographic: Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerance

June 10, 2014 8:25 am | by Yorktest Laboratories | News | Comments

The terms food allergy and food intolerance are too often mistaken for one another. Are you allergic to eggs or intolerant? This infographic helps distinguish the key differences between having a food allergy and having a food sensitivity. 

Photos: Beer and Candy Combinations

June 9, 2014 8:15 am | by Jelly Belly Candy Company | News | Comments

As the craft beer movement grows, enthusiasts are finding ways to celebrate their favorite brews. A latest trend lets beer lovers be kids again by pairing beer with candy to highlight flavor. Just as wine and chocolate are soul mates, so too are brews and confections.

Infographic: The Growth of Whiskey

June 6, 2014 8:00 am | by Technomic | News | Comments

This infographic, based on Technomic research, provides specific data points on the growth of whiskey – including trends in American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskey – plus some new products and a look at how whiskey is being used in drinks at restaurants. 

Photo: Craft Beer Craze Continues With Day of the Dead Beer

June 4, 2014 8:30 am | News | Comments

Classic Distributing & Beverage Group's interest in carrying unique, premium authentic Mexican craft beer, such as the Day of the Dead beer, is not only a testament to quality of their brands, but also to the continued growth of the craft beer craze. 

Photo: Cookbook Author Spends More Than 50 Years Researching Food

June 3, 2014 8:30 am | by Rich Pedroncelli | News | Comments

What's more important than your own health? Cookbook author Paula Wolfert believes food to be a way to stay mentally sharp. With more than 50 years of researching and writing about food, Wolfert takes the time each day to make the healthiest of meals.

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