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Paying More For "Natural"?

Shoppers who don’t understand beef labeling will pay more.

A study led by Carola Grebitus, assistant professor of food industry management at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, conducted an online experiment using 663 beef-eating consumers and recently…

December 12, 2017 Watch Video


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Fair Food Agreements Might Just Be the Next Big Thing

Back in 2001, farmworkers in Florida launched a new Campaign for Fair Food to educate consumers on the labor conditions behind the food they eat.

Then in 2011, The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) launched the Fair Food Program, which is a unique partnership among farmers, farmworkers, and retail food and foodservice companies…

December 11, 2017 Watch Video


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Surprise! We Like Junk Food More Than Healthy Food.

A recent Johns Hopkins University study, published in Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, found that images of junk food are almost twice as likely to tempt you as health food.

According to an NBC News report, after a few bites of candy, study participants found junk food to be no more interesting than kale — which also proves that food shopping…

December 8, 2017 Watch Video


Articles

Holiday Foods that Lift Your Mood

Find out what foods will contribute to a good mood during this sometimes-stressful time of year...

Certain foods can stimulate the feel good parts of your brain. And other foods have the opposite effect. So during this sometimes-stressful time of the year, what foods will contribute to a good mood? Find out here.

Chocolate! It's not your imagination, chocolate is a known joy stimulant.…

December 7, 2017 Read More


Product Reviews

Phil's Food Reviews for December 6th, 2017

This week Phil reviews: Stoneridge Orchards Montmorency Cherries Indulgent Dark Chocolate, Victoria Gourmet Pasta Meal Penne Alla Vodka, Farmhouse Culture Gut Punch Ginger Lemon.

Individual Review links with nutrition information and product breakdown are listed below:

December 6, 2017 Watch Video


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Is It Finally Time For Hydroponics?

Hydroponics have been around for a long time, but will they catch on?

Hydroponics have been around for a long time. Back when I was in college it was thought to be the next big thing for produce with companies like Campbell’s rolling out hydroponically grown tomatoes. But it never seems to catch on.  

At a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board in Jacksonville,…

December 6, 2017 Watch Video


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Thanksgiving is over!

Are you ready for Christmas, Chanukah, New Year's and Super Bowl?

Supermarkets have a unique opportunity over these holiday months to really show their stuff to customers - both present and potential customers with showing off their foods. After all, if you can get someone to come in and buy your foods for some of the most important food events of the year - it…

December 5, 2017 Watch Video


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Meet the Ps: Marketing Trends Live from NOSH LIVE Winter 2017

Watch out, the four Ps of marketing, Product, Price, Place and Promotion have two new members of the family: Purpose and Personalization.

By Tamar Dolgen, Co-Founder and Marketing Visionary , B-Cauz Ventures 

Watch out, the four Ps of marketing, Product, Price, Place and Promotion have two new members of the family: Purpose and Personalization.

December 4, 2017 Read More


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Social Media’s Next Foray In Food Delivery

Jungle Creations has launched Twisted London.

Twisted London is a food-delivery service hosted through a Facebook page that will deliver across a two-mile radius around the London capital with delivery partners Deliveroo and UberEats.

Twisted London’s Facebook followers

December 4, 2017 Watch Video


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Country Of Origin Labeling With A Twist

What Italy is up to...?

I’m one of those that was quite upset when we rolled back Country of Origin labeling which finally allowed shoppers to find out where meats and seafood actually came from – and it made a difference as shoppers were able to chose to avoid certain foods from countries that have less than stellar conditions…

December 1, 2017 Watch Video


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