A group of researchers hopes to bring this nutritious, drought-tolerant grain to the mainstream. By Alix Wall When scientists Amrita Hazra and Patricia Bubner arrived in Berkeley, California a few years back to do post-doctoral science at the University of California, they bonded over what they saw as an alarming lack of diversity in the American… Continue reading Is Millet the Next Super Grain?
As Max Goldberg does each year at Natural Products Expo East, he names his Top 5 Organic Food Products of the show. And as always, Vani Hari of FoodBabe.com gives him her critique for each of the products. By Max Goldberg courtesy livingmaxwell.com There were a lot of excellent products that I discovered but these five seemed to… Continue reading Natural Products EXPO East…. #Organic Review – #foodies
Is the tide really starting to turn in the food world? Or, is it that McDonald’s is just tired of closing new stores and reporting horrible numbers – quarter after quarter – to Wall Street? Frankly, I could not care less about its motivation for doing so, but the fact that McDonald’s has just unveiled… Continue reading WOW!!!! McDonald’s is Launching its First #Organic Hamburger…. #foodies
DuBreton, a producer of organic and certified humane-raised and handled pork, committed to raising 300,000 more cage-free pigs by 2018. This move represents an investment of $30 million. Quebec-based DuBreton already supplies antibiotic-free and GMO-free pork to the naturals and organic market and retailers, including Whole Foods Market, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Canadian grocery chains. The company’s… Continue reading Pork Producer Commits to 300K Crate-Free Pigs…. #bbq #foodies #canada
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California’s wine industry leaders see a growing emphasis on premium wines over economy wines, according to the results of two surveys conducted by the University of California Davis Graduate School of Management. Respondents said the industry still faces challenges in consolidating distribution and retail, as well as water availability and other environmental issues. According to Robert Smiley, the… Continue reading Consumers Trading Up to Premium Wine…. #wine #foodies
Consumers are eating more natural, unprocessed fats, according to a study by Credit Suisse. The change in eating habits was attributed to recent medical research, which has downplayed the connection between unprocessed fats and health issues. Butter consumption is growing globally at a rate of 2 percent to 4 percent annually, and U.S. whole milk sales grew… Continue reading Consumption of Natural Fats on the Rise…. #nutrition #diet