The average food item in the United States travels more than 5,000 miles from farm to fork. To get a berry's-eye view of this long journey, two National Geographic journalists followed a strawberry truck from a field in California to a grocery store in Washington, D.C.
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Chocolate sales and prices are rising, and the variety pack may have the biggest impact this Halloween. News flash: chocolate candy sales for last holiday were up 12 percent and chocolate-makers have many ways to keep us wanting more.
The Lempert Report reports on a new kind of food truck. The innovative company Saffron Road has taken advantage of a current cultural phenomenon.
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.
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.
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.
Time to get boozy with this season’s crop of hard cider. Cider Week returns to America beginning Friday, Oct. 24 and lasting until Nov. 2. The annual festivals celebrate regionally produced cider with a series of drinking events, free tastings, special cocktails and classes at local venues.
Starbucks is rolling out a mobile ordering option in 2015 that will allow customers to place and pay for their orders before visiting a store. Customers who use the current mobile payment app during the holidays could win Starbucks for life.
DJ Snake and Lil Jon have some serious competition from Michelle Obama ...and a turnip?! On Tuesday, the White House posted a 6-second Vine of the first lady dancing — root vegetable in hand — to the tune of "Turn Down for What."
A new study shows the amount of trans-fat Americans eat has declined over the past three decades, but our intake is still too high. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to give tips on how to insert "good" fats into our diets.
Paul Ross, president and CEO of Edrington Americas, discusses Macallan's new $300-a-bottle whiskey with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." Edrington Americas is the distributor of Macallan.
The chocolate industry gets 70 percent of its cocoa supply from West Africa — the region hardest hit by the Ebola virus. But Nestle, Mars and other major producers only scraped together $600,000 to fight the disease.
Chipotle's stock had been hotter than a Serrano pepper. But investors aren't happy about slowing growth. Is Qdoba, the burrito chain owned by Jack in the Box, stealing customers?
Learn the difference between whole wheat and white and meet the people preserving grains. As consumers, we must learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while farmers can tell a rich story of heritage and identity grains and innovative bakers are reintroducing the grains of their youth.
Ever wonder why your favorite sweets taste, well, sweet? Whether they’re made with sugar or artificial sweeteners, it all comes down to chemistry, and a very special shape known as the "sweetness triangle."
Colorado and Washington state will soon celebrate Halloween for the first time since marijuana became widely available in stores. Police are warning parents to check their kids' bags for pot-laced candy. Barry Petersen reports.
The growing ranks of Hispanic consumers represent almost one sixth of the U.S. population and as such, are of constant interest to marketers.
Maker's Mark COO Rob Samuels discusses the boom in the bourbon business and the making of his family's iconic bourbon.
The California-based company has been focused on quality over quantity for over a decade. Every batch of coffee they serve is tested and evaluated, just like fine wine.
If the average age of the American farmer is 57, what happens when they retire? From Edible Schoolyards to Green Collar jobs, young people are learning how to grow their own food, eat healthy and engage with land and community.
Soft drinks are a $61 billion-a-year business in the U.S. But could drinking soda shorten your lifespan? A new study in the American Journal of Public Health suggests the answer might just be yes.