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SNAP Shoppers Need a Healthy Push

Retailers should improve messaging to their shoppers, especially those with a large portion on SNAP.

Motivating Americans to make healthier diet choices is still proving to be a challenge, reports The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) in Amber Waves.  

According to recent research, participants in USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) tend to…

March 27, 2015 Watch Video


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Put Your Mobile Spin on Easter

Here are new fast, tech-y ways to pull shoppers into stores and be part of families’ holiday memories.

Easter’s early arrival this year means supermarkets needed an early jump into this major food day. It’s too late to emulate chains like ShopRite, which run notable programs that repeat each year - they reward purchasers of $400 in merchandise over six weeks with a free…

March 26, 2015 Read More


Product Reviews

Good Food Made Simple Breakfast Bowl Egg Whites, Uncured Bacon & Turkey Sausage

Now you have no excuse not to eat breakfast!

March 26, 2015 Read More


From the Farm

Pig Poop Power

Featured on FoodNutritionScience.com

Danny Kluthe, a fourth-generation family farmer in eastern Nebraska, raises about 7,000 white hogs in six barns on his 280-acre Bacon Hill Farm near Dodge. That’s a lot of work. A lot of feed. And a lot of manure. Join Danny as he takes you on a tour of his farm and his anaerobic digester.

March 26, 2015 Watch Video


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They Don't Just Cook It, They Create It

The Drexel Food Lab – a student run group that aims to solve real-world food waste problems.

We’ve all heard the grim figures when it comes to food waste, like this one; according to the United Nations Environment Programme, in the USA, 30-40% of the food supply is wasted, equaling more than 20 pounds of food per person per month. Which is why we love to…

March 26, 2015 Watch Video


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7 Egg Label Claims You Need to Know

Eggs are no longer on the list of foods to avoid. Here are seven claims that grace the labels on eggs that you need to know.

For the first time in more than 50 years, eggs could be sold in a new healthy light and not with a cholesterol warning. This all depends if the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee files its springtime report with USDA and HHS (after the public comment period), and sticks to its decision…

March 25, 2015 Read More


Product Reviews

Chobani Greek Yogurt Limited Batch Grape

For kids and adults who have a sweet tooth.

March 25, 2015 Read More


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A look through the "Food Lens"

What I saw at Expo West and SXSW

Expo West, held the first week in March, was a terrific and positive kick-off to the 2015 food shows. Record attendance of over 70,000 and enough exhibitors to swell the walls of the over 800,000 square foot of exhibit space to include outdoor food trucks, tents and…

March 25, 2015 Watch Video


Chefs Move to Schools Ready Set Eat Forkful
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