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Some of the intriguing new product launches identified by Product Scan Online reveal that both regional and functional foods are proving increasingly popular worldwide. In Finland, Nutana is exploiting the nutritional appeal of peanuts with the launch of Nutana Nuttolene Peanut Loaf, described as a meat alternative, vegetarian loaf made...
Scientists in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong Province have invented China's first cooking robot, named AIC-AICookingrobot, reports People's Daily Online. The robot, developed by Fanxing Science and Technology Co. Ltd in Shenzhen, is capable of Sichuan, Shandong and Canton cuisines and can cook thousands of Chinese dishes.
Thanks to increasing energy costs and world food demands, Thanksgiving dinner is going to cost a little more than last year, says Purdue University agricultural economist Corinne Alexander. "Food prices in 2007 are up across the board," she says. "What we've seen happen in 2007 is different from previous years.
Each holiday season, the turkey and its sleep-inducing L-tryptophan gets all the attention for its 'chill-out' properties, but adding a daily dose of pistachios to your diet can help battle the stressors of the season. Sound too good to be true? According to a study conducted by nutrition researchers at...
Overall customer satisfaction with food manufacturers has dropped significantly, according to the University of
Diane will be back next week. Be sure to check back for her latest entry. I know you'll be delighted to hear that you can now purchase scratch and sniff wallpaper. Inspired by New York designer Michael Angelo, New Orleans-based Flavor Paper has introduced its Fruit Cocktail Collection in three...
Diane's away of vacation, but she managed to write a few comments before she left. Here's what she had to say: Ethnic cuisines are center of the plate in restaurants and prepared foods in the U.S.
I suspect Americans have a propensity for avoiding tea because of a deep-seated psychological cue that if American colonists hadn't protested against Great Britain by destroying tea on ships in Boston Harbor in December of 1773, the American Revolution would never have been sparked.
Carbonated soft drinks account for 26.3 percent of the beverage marketplace, but share is continuing to decline, according to Gary Hemphill, managing director of New York City-based Beverage Marketing Corp., who spoke at the recent Worldwide Food Expo 2007 in Chicago.
Citing unidentified sources "familiar with the matter," The Wall Street Journal reports Kraft Foods Inc., Northfield, Ill., is close to selling its Post cereal division, which includes Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts and Pebbles children's cereals, for about $2.8 billion to St. Louis-based Ralcorp Holdings, which makes private-label cereals and frozen waffles.