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The App Review: ChefTap

Clip recipes from any website.

Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s ChefTap Recipe Organizer – find out what the Lempert Report thought.

What it says it does: ChefTap is the only app that can automatically clip recipes from any website. ChefTap takes recipes…

January 18, 2017 Read More


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4 Things You Need to Know About Mushrooms

Not sure if mushrooms should be a part of your diet? Find out why they are excellent for your health and learn how to cook at home with a fantastic recipe from Chef Jamie.

Some people love them - others don't - many of us have tried a variety of mushrooms when eating out, and while supermarkets now stock up to 20 different varieties, it seems we're afraid to experiment. Some have unusual shapes, some are very expensive,…

January 18, 2017 Read More


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A New Pew Study Sheds Light On Food & Science

What do Americans think about scientists and GMOs?

NPR reports on what people really think about some of the hottest of hot-button food controversies from the Pew Research Center’s latest study of…

January 18, 2017 Watch Video


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Supplements in our foods can interfere with medications

Inform your shoppers on some popular supplement-medication interactions.

The popularity of “exotic” vitamin supplements, boosters, enzymes and herbs, previously only found in health food shops and juice bars is increasing, and these “wonder ingredients” are more frequently found in our everyday foods. 

In addition, more and more Americans…

January 17, 2017 Read More


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Another Reason Meal Kits Will Grow

Time to expand your store’s offerings to keep pace with consumers?

Julie Feickert CEO of Cultures for Health says DIY food kits are ‘the future of our society.’ She told Food Navigator that increased awareness of and ongoing battles…

January 17, 2017 Watch Video


Recipes

Recipes for Grocerants: Acorn Squash with Braised Veggies & Rice

Hot veggies are a hot trend right now! Here's a great winter recipe for your store's grocerant.

From the Vegetarian TimesBasmati and Wild Rice over Acorn Squash with Braised Vegetables
(Note: the recipe does contain pine nuts which can be left out and soy sauce which can be replaced with sea salt)

This…


January 17, 2017 Read More


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The Food Industry Responds to the 2017 Trends

Nearly 1,000 participated in our trends webinar and real-time surveys on how the food industry will feel the impacts of the new administration, sustainability, technology and more.

With nearly 1,000 registered attendees, our very own Phil Lempert’s Food and Retail Top 10 Trends Forecast for 2017 Webinar was impactful not only in its messaging but also in the data it was able to collect in real time from viewers. 

Through the ten trends, Phil shared…

January 16, 2017 Read More


Product Reviews

Phil's Food Reviews for January 16th, 2017

This week Phil reviews: 3 Water, Let's Do...Organic® Condensed Coconut Milk, ProNourish™ Low FODMAP Nutritional Drink French Vanilla, Primal Essence Instant Tea Lemon Ginger, REBBL Elixir Turmeric Golden-Milk

Individual Review links with nutrition information and product breakdown are listed below:  

January 16, 2017 Watch Video


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Shopping for Herbs: Fresh vs Dry

The addition of herbs to foods is an amazing way to add both flavor and nutrition. Herbs come from the leaves of plants and have been used for centuries in both cooking and as medicines.

The addition of herbs to foods is an amazing way to add both flavor and nutrition. Herbs come from the leaves of plants and have been used for centuries in both cooking and as medicines. When shopping in the market and preparing meals, the question of whether herbs are the most flavorful when they…

January 16, 2017 Read More


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