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Barry Callebaut Group to switch its European supply of Cocoa Butter Equivalents (CBEs) to RSPO fully segregated
10/30/2014 10:14:50 AM
The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, will switch its sourcing of core Cocoa Butter Equivalents (CBEs) from RSPO mass balance to RSPO fully segregated material across its European operations, as of November 3, 2014. With this sustainable approach, the company aims to lead the confectionery market in offering …
SkinnyLicious Cooking By Flavia Del Monte - Create Food That Is Skinnylicious
SkinnyLicious Cooking By Flavia Del Monte - Create Food That Is Skinnylicious
10/30/2014 9:57:40 AM
Flavia and Vince Del Monte have launched a brand new cooking book called the “Skinnylicious Cookbook”. Flavia Del Monte, the creator of the Skinnylicious Cookbook ( Click here for full details ) , is a Certified Nutritionist & Personal Trainer with an enormous passion for making health foods (that are normally bland and boring) taste incredibly delicious. She is the …
A Unique Group of Small, Family-run Italian Wineries Launch Wine-ICons: The Wine Consortium Redefined
A Unique Group of Small, Family-run Italian Wineries Launch Wine-ICons: The Wine Consortium Redefined
10/29/2014 11:53:58 AM
Wineries of Italy Consortium, Wine-ICons , launched in the early summer of 2014 is redefining what it means to be a wine consortium. Unlike the traditional wine consortiums made up of producers that only promote wines of a certain region, Wine ICons brings together small, family-run wineries from all over Italy making wines with two very simple goals: help tell their story …
Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
10/29/2014 11:30:41 AM
A lab-created cocoa drink appears to improve normal age-related memory loss, a small study suggests. After three months of consuming the special cocoa concoction, someone with the typical memory of a 60-year-old improved their memory to that of a 30- or 40-year-old, the researchers reported. But, these findings don’t mean the average person can boost their powers of recall …
National Survey Finds Bi-Partisan Majority Look to Government to Lead Much-Needed Fight Against Hunger
10/28/2014 5:57:02 PM
A new survey finds that Americans believe that hunger is a serious problem in the U.S. and that government, more than individuals or communities, must play a key role in helping solve it. The survey, commissioned by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), found that 45 percent of Americans say that hunger in the U.S. is a “serious …
CHAMPS’ Velvet Ice Cream Renewal Agreement Offers Members Significant Savings
CHAMPS’ Velvet Ice Cream Renewal Agreement Offers Members Significant Savings
10/27/2014 12:46:27 PM
CHAMPS Group Purchasing  recently renewed its agreement with Velvet Ice Cream . This agreement continues to offer members significant savings on all Velvet Ice Cream products including ice cream, ice cream sandwiches and cups, as well as seasonal ice cream flavors including Pumpkin Pie, Pure Cinnamon and Peppermint Stick. “Velvet Ice Cream is known throughout the state for …
Stellenbosch Vineyards of South Africa Announces the Launch of its Wines at Five Spec’s Locations in Texas
Stellenbosch Vineyards of South Africa Announces the Launch of its Wines at Five Spec’s Locations in Texas
10/24/2014 3:22:45 PM
Stellenbosch Vineyards is growing its national footprint and introducing their portfolio of South African wines to over 20 markets in the United States. “It is an exciting time for us to showcase our Welmoed and Versus brand of wines with Spec’s, the preeminent wine retailer in the great state of Texas,” stated Johann Diedericks, Brand and Business Development Manager S.A, …
Feeding America San Diego Partners With foodtweeks™ To Help End Hunger
Feeding America San Diego Partners With foodtweeks™ To Help End Hunger
10/24/2014 9:05:48 AM
foodtweeks ™, a free app that combines healthy choices with feeding the hungry, today announced that  Feeding America San Diego , the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County, California has joined the ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated hunger-relief organizations. foodtweeks™ makes it possible for health-conscious consumers to be “heroes” who serve their …
Breakout Brazilian Food Delivery Service iFood Acquires Papa Rango and Alakarte To Expand Across Brazil
10/23/2014 11:58:39 AM
Today, iFood is announcing the acquisition of Papa Rango and Alakarte , two competitors in Brazil’s fierce market for food deliver y services. With these acqu isitions, iFood brings eighteen new cities into its network and expects to add over 50 thousand orders per month, bringing its total orders per month to over 400,000. iFood is now the go-to …
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
10/22/2014 6:05:51 PM
“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) said during an event at the Chamber of Commerce.   “I really am. I don’t think there’s a mother or a father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ’You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all of our dreams would be realized.’ Is that …
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable
10/22/2014 12:42:21 PM
Beverage industry leaders from across the globe convened October 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Ecolab hosted the event at the company’s Global Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) Center on its Schuman Campus in Eagan, Minn. The three-day agenda focused on BIER’s current work to reduce resource consumption, …
Candy Addictions Delivers Sweet Treats in All Australia
Candy Addictions Delivers Sweet Treats in All Australia
10/21/2014 9:25:20 AM
Candy Addictions, Australia’s leading candy maker has penetrated the advertising industry in delivering its personalised candies for Australian radio stations.  Recently, the company created sweet treats for 91.1 Hot FM and continues to blast in the broadcasting area.  Aside from being a major award-sponsor that will provide the ABIA’s winning bride-to-be perfect wedding candy …
Secrets to Dining in Italy
Secrets to Dining in Italy
10/20/2014 10:00:40 AM
While it is known for many things, Italy is undeniably famous for its incredible food. Many who visit Italy arrive with their mouths watering for dishes that are at their best when they are authentically Italian. There is a world of new flavors to try when visiting Italy, and an Italian getaway is simply not complete without trying at least a few of these unforgettable …
Private Label Foods and Beverages Making Healthy Eating Affordable
10/17/2014 1:03:38 PM
Many consumers feel eating healthier is too expensive. Organic and natural products are obviously a part of the healthy eating trend, and roughly a quarter of Americans eat organic foods on a regular basis—though the level has remained the same for years due to high prices. Manufacturers and retailers have tried to address consumer concerns about wellness and nutrition with …
Vegan Gluten Free Dairy Free Egg Free Cake Premix
Vegan Gluten Free Dairy Free Egg Free Cake Premix
10/17/2014 9:18:42 AM
Celebrate Christmas Day With Gluten Free, Dairy Free And Egg Free Vegan Cakes – New Secret Breakthrough Recipe Now celebrating Christmas Day with yummy cakes is not a dream for a family member who suffer multiple food allergies, since my Sweets Paradise – vegan, gluten free cake premix is now available online at www.facebook.com/mySweetsParadise Founder of …
foodtweeks™ Adds New Partner to Nationawide Netowrk, Utah Food Bank
foodtweeks™ Adds New Partner to Nationawide Netowrk, Utah Food Bank
10/16/2014 4:38:09 AM
STAMFORD, CT – A nationwide network of partner food banks, and a free weight management app, foodtweeks™, have combined forces to help provide hunger relief and make communities healthier. Utah Food Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah has joined the ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated food banks and is set to receive donations from the app. In order for Utah Food Bank to receive …
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Accepted into the Domestic Peanut Aflatoxin Program
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Accepted into the Domestic Peanut Aflatoxin Program
10/15/2014 2:58:41 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) and accepted into the Domestic Peanut Aflatoxin Program.  EMSL is proficient in analyzing peanut samples for aflatoxin by using an immunoaffinity column with direct fluorometry method (AOAC Official Method 991.31, A-G). According to the USDA, …
Dickinson Insurance Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign in Collaboration With the Arkansas Food Bank in Little Rock to Provide for Locals in Need
10/15/2014 11:21:23 AM
Little Rock, AR – With a new charity campaign in the Little Rock area, Dickinson Insurance Agency has teamed up with the Arkansas Food Bank, and announced a new food drive to raise items in support of individuals and families who are facing hunger. According to the USDA, Arkansas is ranked no. 2 in the number of people challenged by food insecurity. Food donations can now be …
If We Are Serious About Obesity, School Canteens Are A Good Place To Start
If We Are Serious About Obesity, School Canteens Are A Good Place To Start
10/14/2014 11:18:59 AM
Mel’s Tasty Bites takes on Fast Food Canteen Operators. Carmel Raineri, Owner of Mel’s Tasty Bites, said School Canteens could be the key to reversing the tide of child obesity. “In NSW it is mandatory for schools to provide food and drinks consistent with the Australian canteen guide to healthy eating, yet this does not seem to be in place with most schools, especially …
Cocoa’s boom-bust price cycles could hit African farmers hard, but industry is responding
10/13/2014 5:10:45 PM
Analysis by PwC and natural resource tracking company GeoTraceability indicates that ‘boom-bust’ cycles of cocoa prices remain a major threat to small farmers in West Africa in particular. But the confectionery industry is responding with new investment to make cocoa production more efficient and sustainable in the long run. With the price of cocoa in September up by around …