Wednesday, January 16, 2019
What do sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans -- and even coffee -- have in common? The ability to lower blood pressure, even in high sodium diets, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology. The...
Manufacturers are steadily warming up to the idea of content marketing. CMI's Manufacturing Content Marketing: 2017 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America, released last November, found that 85% of manufacturers use content marketing, and 97% of those who use it report...
Food science researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new edible film wrap to keep food fresh. Professor Yanyun Zhao and her team have created edible film in the past, but unlike other edible films, this one is...
The price of food rose 0.2% for U.S. consumers in February, following a 0.1% increase to start the year, says the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI). Overall, food prices remained flat last month compared to February 2016. The food...
Almost 6 in 10 Americans report having household discussions about the meaning of food date labels, and 4 in 10 say they've had disagreements about whether to keep a food product or throw it away, according to a new...
A recent study from the International Food Information Council revealed that adults over 50 are relying on their diet to boost their health. Results of the study were based on survey responses from 1,005 Americans 50 and older. The...
The idea of a national soda tax has been floating around lately, and a few jurisdictions are already giving it a try. But would higher prices on unhealthy foods, and lower prices on healthy ones, be enough to change people’s...
The cost of complying with food safety regulations in the meat and poultry industries can be immense, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Food Science. In fact, developing a food safety plan alone can cost...
Apples and bananas? More like pita chips and french fries! A recent Datassential study found that almost half of consumers eat a salty snack every day. Out of sweet, salty, natural, and entrée snack options, salty snacks topped the...
The upward trend of food costs continues. In March, the overall food index rose 0.3%, following a 0.2% increase in February, according the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. Here’s a closer look at the March Index numbers. Steady price...

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