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Two extra-virgin olive oils from Lucini Italia won gold awards this year at the annual New York International Olive Oil Competition.
A chocolate milk ban in Oregon elementary schools may have led to a drop in fat-free white milk consumption, according to a study by Cornell University's Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs.
Seattle-based Lovin’ Scoopful, founded by Maria Shriver and partners to benefit the Special Olympics and other nonprofits, has increased its product distribution by more than 400 stores along the East Coast.
The price of coffee beans rose 85 percent this year on concerns that dry weather in Brazil will damage the harvest there.
Pata Negra, a specialty sausage maker from Spain, added a new white chorizo to its line of specialty pork sausages.
Andrian Shapiro, owner of Baza Gourmet Foods and Spirits, has been preparing to compete with the Wegmans location that will open soon a few miles away from his store.
Josh Tetrick, founder and CEO of San Francisco food lab Hampton Creek Foods, is on a mission. “We don’t want to be the same as a chicken egg,” he says. “We want to be better.” His team has done just that by creating Beyond Eggs, ...
Changing the shape of popular chocolate confections can also change their appeal—and not for visual reasons. As it turns out, shape determines how quickly chocolate melts in the mouth, which affects the order and speed that food molecules are released on the tongue and into ...
Master sommelier Richard Betts is on a mission to simplify the world of wine with his new book, The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert. Featuring 16 different scents found in red and white wine, Betts’ book divides the drink into ...
Parents do listen to kids’ food desires—especially in the portion-pack beverage category—making 80 percent of their purchases with direct influence from their children, according to research conducted by Tetra Pak. A full 55 percent of planned purchases are specifically made based on kids’ requests. And ...
As we near the end of 2013—which the U.N. declared as International Year of Quinoa—there’s time to try out relevant products like Fair, the only fair-trade vodka made from organic Bolivian quinoa. The ancient-grain vodka, which retails for about $35 a bottle, has been available ...
Baseball stadiums were the first to bring top-notch food to their patrons but now, NFL venues are catching up. Stadiums for the Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans have lured some of the biggest names in food to transform their menus, including Philadelphia’s Jose ...
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