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Unused Truck Gets Healthy Makeover
How do you make an old, out of service bus useful and good for you?  Simple!  Turn it into a mobile, health food market! Check out this unused food…

December 17, 2014 Watch Video


Product Reviews

What's Woats Oats Peanut butter Graham slam?

Now what you'd expect, but still good!

  • Woats Oatsnack Peanut Butter Graham Slam

December 17, 2014 Watch Video


Articles

Should You Eat Plantains? 5 Things You Need to Know

Ever wondered how to use these large banana–like fruit and if they were worth it nutritionally to add to your diet? Find out the 5 things you need to know, including how to prepare plantains here.

Plantains are one of the cultivars of the genus Musa whose fruit is only eaten after its been cooked. They are indigenous to the tropical regions of Southeast Asia and Oceania, including Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines and Northern…

December 17, 2014 Read More


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Who Knows What ‘Organic’ Means?

We all love to be healthy and we all love ‘organics’, but how many of us actually know what that means?

Increasingly we're seeing consumers care more about the food they put in their mouth. But when shoppers buy products labeled ‘organic’ or ‘gluten free’ how many of us really understand the definition? According to brand consultancy BFG; not many! 

When they surveyed 300 shoppers recently,…

December 16, 2014 Watch Video


Product Reviews

A Gluten Free Bar - Level Life Peanut Turtle Bars

A good alternative for people who have diabetes.

December 16, 2014 Watch Video


Articles

Science Isn’t Scary

I wasn’t particularly surprised when my nine-year-old daughter came home from school one day and asked, a bit terrified, “Mom, what’s a GMO?”

By Allison Bloom

Editor, Food, Nutrition & Science

I write about agriculture for my job, and occasionally, current events in this wheelhouse end up sparking conversations around…

December 16, 2014 Read More


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Marketing in 2015: From Individualization to Authenticity

The Power of Personalization!

According to branding firm Landor Associates when it comes to marketing, brands will have to become more personal and more authentic in 2015.

Allen Adamson, North America chairman for Landor, told Marketing Daily “You have to be more agile, faster, more flexible and willing to try…

December 15, 2014 Watch Video


Product Reviews

Peanut Butter Hot Drink

Tastes just like warm liquid Peanut Butter. Is that a good thing?

December 15, 2014 Watch Video


Articles

Holiday Herb Shopping: Fresh vs. Dry. Read Before You Shop

Holiday food prep may call for less frequently used herbs and spices, here is your guide to shop and determine if you can substitute fresh for dry and vice versa...

Holiday food prep may call for less frequently used herbs and spices, here is your guide to shop and determine if you can substitute fresh for dry and vice versa - depending on the seasonality of where you live.

It’s no secret that we’re all looking forward to delicious,…

December 15, 2014 Read More


Chefs Move to Schools Ready Set Eat Forkful
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