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Real Good Food and 3 More Companies Go Public on Friday.  Here’s How They Do It.

Real Good Food and 3 More Companies Go Public on Friday. Here’s How They Do It.

Font Size Real Good Food started its business on Friday. Courtesy of Real Good Foods Real Good Food company and three other stocks were traded on Friday as the high-flying IPO market continued to beat expectations. So far this year, as of November 4, 881 companies have gone public and raised approximately $274 billion. That’s …

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From fun confetti and sparkles to balanced nutrition for people and the planet

From fun confetti and sparkles to balanced nutrition for people and the planet

During the pandemic, when a safe supply of staple foods such as yeast and bread is difficult, many Americans have turned to sourdough as a way to feed and have fun at home. To begin with, the ritual of care and gradual proofing and shaping of sourdough baked goods provided much-needed parameters at a time …

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Singapore low-GI basmati brand Sameza seeks to ‘disrupt’ North American market

Singapore low-GI basmati brand Sameza seeks to ‘disrupt’ North American market

Long grain rice was first produced by a family mill in India for over 40 years to feed royal families in India and the Middle East. The brass ring was never released until Sameza brought it to Singapore. “This product was only for the royal families of the Middle East and India. They had special …

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In September, food prices continued to increase twice as fast as all other items and rose to 4.6% on an annual basis.

In September, food prices continued to increase twice as fast as all other items and rose to 4.6% on an annual basis.

The Consumer Price Index, which measures economy-wide inflation for whole food, rose 0.8% from August to September – more than double the CPI for all items – with an annual increase of 4.6% for all food in September. The month-to-month increase is only 0.1% lower than the 0.9% increase for all food recorded for the …

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Australians still not switching to healthier diets despite price benefits

Australians still not switching to healthier diets despite price benefits

Recent analysis from Australia’s Food Environment Dashboard​, a new online tool developed by the Deakin University Global Obesity Center (GLOBE) and the Obesity Policy Coalition, has shown that healthier diets on average cost significantly less than the current diets of most Australians. The dashboard brought together research from multiple papers published over the past few …

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Upcycling innovations open door to achieve sustainability goals, increase profits

Upcycling innovations open door to achieve sustainability goals, increase profits

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted annually worldwide, including 6 billion pounds of produce that is not harvested or sold for aesthetic reasons in the United States alone. In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that we waste more food than any other country, at …

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PepsiCo’s Head of Philanthropy speaks to the urgency to maximize efforts, SA love and snack opportunities in 2022

PepsiCo’s Head of Philanthropy speaks to the urgency to maximize efforts, SA love and snack opportunities in 2022

Last year, the UN reported a dramatic worsening of world hunger, much of it exacerbated by COVID-19. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), hunger has increased both in absolute and proportional terms in 2020, outstripping population growth. In fact, a multi-agency report published in July 2021 estimates that the increase in moderate …

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Top 10 APAC food and beverage industry trends stories in 2021

Top 10 APAC food and beverage industry trends stories in 2021

WATCH: ‘High quality, non-alcoholic’: Drink Dry, UAE’s first non-alcoholic online beverage marketplace, makes its first entry into supermarkets Trend: Low to zero alcoholDrink Dry, the UAE’s first premium soft drinks online marketplace, has entered the retail space with its first partner, supermarket chain Choithrams, and the firm has taken advantage of a gap in the …

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Special Food Association examines 5 food trends for 2022

Special Food Association examines 5 food trends for 2022

The SFA Trendspotter Panel, which includes market analysts, food researchers, professional chefs and culinary arts professors, converged almost throughout the three digital SFA demonstrations to research thousands of specialty food and beverage products from around the world. After analyzing the data and the group’s findings, five clear trends emerged, said Denise Purcell, SFA’s vice president …

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75% of Kroger Workers Meet the Definition of ‘Food Insecurity’, 14% Have Been Homeless in the Last Year, According to New Report

75% of Kroger Workers Meet the Definition of ‘Food Insecurity’, 14% Have Been Homeless in the Last Year, According to New Report

Click to enlarge Photo: Neonbrand, Unsplash 10,000 Kroger employees from Washington State, Colorado, and California were surveyed for the report. More than 75% of Kroger employees meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s definition of “food unsafe,” according to a new report. A survey of more than 10,000 Kroger employees from Washington State, Colorado and California …

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