Product Reviews

New Product Hits & Misses for October 1st, 2014

This week's HIT OF THE WEEK scored 94!

  • Pirate's Booty Fruity Booty
  • Snappers Gourmet Chocolate & Caramel Treats Pretzel Flavor
  • Grain Free JK Gourmet GG Bites with Cranberries
  • Noosa Yoghurt Pumpkin Flavor
  • Peanut Butter Boy Crunch Power

 

October 1, 2014 Watch Video


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Five Alternative Pastas You Need to Know

Do you love to eat pasta, but want to branch out for potentially something healthier or different? Here are five alternative "pastas" that you should know about...

What do buckwheat, kelp, spaghetti squash and a root vegetable have in common?  Find out here in your pasta alternative 101. 

Soba. The key ingredient is buckwheat, and despite its name, it is not part of the wheat family, it’s actually a seed. The triangular brown seeds…

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Value-added grows in produce

Weekly produce sales per store move up in both dollars and volume during Q2.

Value-added fruits and vegetables stood out in second-quarter 2014 performance, since most subcategories grew in both dollar sales and unit volume despite higher average retail prices. By contrast, most produce categories had higher tickets than a year ago – and slower…

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The Lempert Report ®

McDonalds looks to win over Millennial's

Fortune recently cited data indicating that since 2011, the number of U.S. consumers ages 19 to 21 that ate at McDonald’s at least once a month was down 13%.

A focus for many restaurants and retailers alike is, how can they win over millennials? 

Take, for example
McDonald's who are having a problem wooing this demographic. Fortune recently cited data indicating that since 2011, the number of U.S. consumers…

September 30, 2014 Watch Video


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How Whole Foods is Cornering the Market on Instagram

Whole Foods makes Instagram not only about the food, but about the person who makes the food.

Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform in the world — and yet the majority of supermarkets aren’t on it.

Which isn’t surprising. A number of supermarket chains have been slow adapters…

September 29, 2014 Read More


The Lempert Report ®

Can you lose weight consuming fat?

Should health authorities limit fat restrictions and encourage people to eat fewer processed foods, particularly those with refined carbohydrates?

A question many weight loss seekers ask…Can you lose weight while placing no restrictions on your fat intake?  Diets like the Atkins diet and others that are low carb, say you can and now there is new research to support this. 

According to a study…

September 29, 2014 Watch Video


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Celebrate National Coffee Day

Dutch researchers found that drinking several cups of tea or coffee a day appears to lower the risk of heart disease by more than one third. Find out the details here...

Today is National Coffee Day and SupermarketGuru wants to remind you of the benefits of your brew (and tea too!). Could coffee halt heart disease? Well, Dutch researchers found that drinking several cups of tea or coffee a day appears to lower the risk of heart disease by more than one third.…

September 29, 2014 Read More


Chefs Move to Schools Ready Set Eat Supermarket Chef Showdown
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