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A New “Dollar Store”

Brandless sells foods for $3 or less – online.

Fast Company has a great interview with Ido Leffler, a Bay Area-based entrepreneur and founder, who says…

August 21, 2017 Watch Video


Is Your Store Ready for Pumpkin Spice Season?

Here is your guide to the five spices in pumpkin spice and the benefits you and your shoppers can expect this season.

It's still summer, but this year pumpkin spice will be making an early appearance, with McDonald's rolling out Pumpkin Spice Lattes this month, and also n supermarkets, Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts will be selling pumpkin spice themed products earlier.

Should you decide…

August 18, 2017 Read More

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A Garden That Is Huge, Sustainable, Empowering And Free

It’s a 5,000 square foot art project called Swale

Created by artist Mary Mattingly as a way to grow produce in a public space, the Verge describes it as a floating garden brimming with edible plants, including apple trees…

August 18, 2017 Watch Video


Can Anti-Inflammatory Foods Help You Lose Weight?

Even if you can't change your genes, you can change the outcome of what will happen in your body!

Research now demonstrates that multiple genes can affect our chance of becoming overweight. According to Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, author of The Gene Therapy Plan: Taking Control of your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle,…

August 17, 2017 Read More


Go Galactic in Your Store and Celebrate the Great American Eclipse

We are just a few days aways from an unforgettable experience. Get in on the cosmic fun!

On Monday, the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in 99 years will occur with a path of totality stretching across Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. People are already traveling to ideal viewing…

August 17, 2017 Read More

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Personalized Foods with a New Twist

A new category has been created - "Engay" foods, specialized for elderly people.

We talk a lot about Millennials’ need for special foods, foods designed just for them, just for each individual with customized tastes, colors, packaging and nutrients. But there is another side to customization and it’s at the opposite end of the age spectrum. And for many it could mean the difference…

August 17, 2017 Watch Video

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A New Twist For Supermarkets Selling Pizza

Firenza Pizza a small chain of 4 stores in California has a concept that every supermarket that sells pizza, and those who do not, should take note of.

Executive chef and World Pizza Champion Glenn Cybulski (winner of 119 culinary awards) is the man behind the concept that allows customers to specify gluten or gluten-free crust, choose your made-fresh-every-morning toppings and sauces at the pizza bar Chipotle-style, and 90 seconds later your masterpiece…

August 16, 2017 Watch Video


Back to School Immune Boost

Back to school for some means fighting flus and colds. Let this year be different and load up on vitamin C rich foods

Vitamin C is believed to do wonders in improving the immune system and keeping colds and flus at bay. School is back in full swing, temperatures are slowly dropping across the country and unfortunately that means cold and flu season is just around the corner, as well as fall allergens. Building…

August 16, 2017 Read More


7 Ways Your Shoppers Can Get Heart Healthy Oats

How to direct your shoppers in a heart healthy direction when looking for oats? Here are seven ways your shoppers can get their oats.

Oats, oat bran, and oatmeal contain a special type of fiber known as beta-glucan. Study after study demonstrate the beneficial effects of beta-glucan on cholesterol levels. Individuals with high cholesterol, consuming just three grams of soluble oat fiber per day (found in one bowl of oatmeal)…

August 15, 2017 Read More

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An Upgraded Office Vending Machine

A new French start-up, Foodles, is "hacking" the traditional vending machine.

More and more offices these days, especially those high tech start ups use food as an incentive to lure and retain employees. A new French start up, Foodles, is profiled in TechCrunch and uses connected fridges to “hack” the traditional vending…

August 15, 2017 Watch Video

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