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Fighting Farmer’s Market Fraud

The LA Times found several unsavory practices in Los Angeles County. 

Recently Jerry Brown, the governor of California signed a bill aimed at ridding farmer’s markets of fraud.  The bill authorizes about a million dollars that will primarily be used for hiring new state inspectors and reimbursing counties for local investigative work, as well as maintaining a…

October 24, 2014 Watch Video


Articles

And the hypermarket neighborhood was born!

In Italy, a new format operates on a large surface in which you can buy for the whole year at the lowest prices, including fresh produce of the highest quality.

Originally published by Retail Watch.

by Antonello Vilardi


October 24, 2014 Read More


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It’s That Sweet Time of Year: Find out where sugar is hiding in your diet

Don’t forget to check labels for stealthy sugars. Read on for SupermarketGuru’s top tips on how to find added sugars.

Sugar is everywhere, and the infamous sweets holiday, Halloween is a week away. Halloween also kicks off the Holiday season, and that means treats, parties and dietary cheats. Regardless of holiday season or not, Americans of all ages are getting more sugar than they’ve bargained for. According…

October 24, 2014 Read More


Articles

Consumers care who owns organic brands: TLR Quick Poll

For many, purchase rates and brand trust fall when ownership shifts.

The bond shoppers feel with some of their favorite organic food-and-beverage brands can erode quickly – when a major non-organic corporation scoops one up. 

Data…

October 23, 2014 Read More


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A new kind of "Food Truck"

The innovative company Saffron Road has taken advantage of a current cultural phenomenon.

Sometimes being innovative means taking advantage of cultural phenomenon’s.  For food companies and entrepreneurs, when a trend strikes you have to move fast and innovate at lightning speed. Take for example, Saffron Road… a food company who’s decided to capitalize on the latest food crazes.  The…

October 23, 2014 Watch Video


Recipes

Steal This Recipe® Pan Roasted Gnocchi with Asparagus, Oyster Mushrooms & Brown Butter Vinaigrette

From Scott Ekstrom, Forty Four, NY

This week’s recipe is from Scott Ekstrom, Executive Chef of Forty Four, at the Royalton Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The hotel is part of the Morgans Hotel Group, which includes hot spot hotels like the Ames in Boston, the Sanderson in London, the Mondrians in both New York and Los Angeles and the…

October 23, 2014 Read More


Articles

The Key To Healthy Eating and Saving Money

Several simple grocery shopping techniques will help to save you cash at the register. SupermarketGuru wants to help you make the most of your shopping trips...

Many of us believe that purchasing healthy foods can be expensive — and that's probably because we're shopping and eating incorrectly. Several simple grocery shopping techniques will help to save you cash at the register. Let SupermarketGuru help you make the most of your shopping trips.

October 22, 2014 Read More


Product Reviews

New Product Hits & Misses for October 22nd, 2014

A special all chocolate review!

  • Moonstruck Dark Chocolate Bar Strawberry & Basil
  • General Mills Monster Cereals Count Chocula
  • Simply Eight Junkless Chewy Granola Bars Chocolate Chip
  • Himalania Hemp Seeds Dark Chocolate
  • Madecasse Madegascar Chocolate Salted Almond

October 22, 2014 Watch Video


Articles

Avocados Help You Mind Your Cholesterol and Four More Things You Should Know

Avocados are an incredibly popular food and they are often referred to as a power food, which is not surprising given their many health promoting benefits. You might eat avocados on a weekly basis but do you know the many benefits? Find out here.

Avocados are an incredibly popular food and they are often referred to as a power food, which is not surprising given their many health promoting benefits. There are many varieties of avocados, and the shape, from pear to round, and color, from green to black, can vary between them. They can…

October 22, 2014 Read More


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McDonald’s Comes Clean With “Our Food, Your Questions”

McDonald’s opens up the books on social media.

We’ve all heard the rumors.

Are McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets made with pink slime? Does McDonald’s beef contain worms? Are there real apples in a McDonald’s apple pie?

October 22, 2014 Read More


Chefs Move to Schools Ready Set Eat Supermarket Chef Showdown
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