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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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‘craving-crushing’ botanical-laden chewing gum that curbs sugar urges for two hours

‘craving-crushing’ botanical-laden chewing gum that curbs sugar urges for two hours

A company called Sweet Victory formulated the product using botanicals. It tastes like regular gum and comes in two flavors: mint and ginger-lemon. The company says it works within two minutes by blocking sugar receptors in the tongue, and its effects can last up to two hours. During this time, sweet foods or beverages that …

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DineSafe Toronto: Food safety inspectors identify serious health violations at 13 local restaurants (January 19)

DineSafe Toronto: Food safety inspectors identify serious health violations at 13 local restaurants (January 19)

Toronto Public Health issued conditional pass warnings to 13 local restaurants last week. The Absorbent Years Child Care Center, located at 128 Fairview Mall Dr, was granted parole on January 12 for the following violations: Failure to provide hot and cold running water in the dishwashing area Failure to sanitize multi-service articles after use not …

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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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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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‘We must ensure the affordability and accessibility of nutritious food’

‘We must ensure the affordability and accessibility of nutritious food’

One in five people in the UK live in poverty. In response to the energy crisis, the government is lifting the energy price cap by 12% from today (October 1). At the same time, food prices are rising due to rising commodity markets and rising packaging and shipping costs. These inflationary pressures will hit 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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PepsiCo selects Big Game champions for loot-filled run to Super Bowl LVI

PepsiCo selects Big Game champions for loot-filled run to Super Bowl LVI

Frito-Lay teamed up with PepsiCo Beverages on a collaborative Playoff campaign that brought together five Super Bowl champions—the brothers Peyton and Eli Manning, Jerome Bettis, Victor Cruz, and Terry Bradshaw—to take fans on an adventure to prepare for the Big Game. . The latest in a decades-long relationship with the NFL and the Super Bowl, …

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