Industry News

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  • Amid 'Food Culture' Boom, Many Can't Cook

    Even as "food culture" blossoms in countless cookbooks and chef shows, many adults simply don't know cooking basics. Thus, on a weekend when other kitchen classrooms at the Culinary Institute of America are packed with adults preparing paella and green mango salad, Chef Greg Zifchak is teaching Chicken Roasting 101.

    07/12/2005
  • Infected cow's herd mates test negative for BSE

    Twenty-nine cows tested negative for mad cow disease after they were culled from the same herd where an infected cow had been found, the Agriculture Department said July 9. Tests of 38 more cows from the herd are pending, officials said.

    07/11/2005
  • Cargill Uses Consumer-Marketing Savvy to Sell Ingredients

    Cargill Inc. is adding consumer-marketing savvy to the way it sells ingredients. The Minnetonka-based agrigiant just formulated a group of prototype products made with Cargill ingredients, designed to appeal to two increasingly powerful demographics: baby boomers ages 50 to 59, and tweens, children ages 8 to 12.

    07/11/2005
  • Coca-Cola with Lime Uses Island Inspiration

    Soft-drink flavors are no longer about just the colas or the uncolas. But the latest craze this summer is lime. The citrus fruit has found its way into Coca-Cola and rival Pepsi-Cola in recent months.

    07/11/2005
  • Exotic New Jersey Home to Terra Chips

    Terra Chips, and the team of 100 workers who make them, have called Bergen County, N.J., home for the past three years. The chip business began life in Manhattan about 15 years ago, the brainchild of two chefs who left a Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant to form a catering business.

    07/08/2005
  • Free to Choose Obesity?

    The obvious model for those hoping to reverse the fattening of America is the campaign against smoking. Before the surgeon general officially condemned smoking in 1964, rising cigarette consumption seemed an unstoppable trend; since then, consumption per capita has fallen more than 50 percent. But it may be hard to match that success when it comes to obesity.

    07/08/2005
  • Aspartame Popular Among Food Processors

    Weight and health concerns continue to propel the market for low-calorie sweeteners, with a host of recent global product launches showing the popularity of sugar replacer aspartame in new sugar and sweetener formulations.

    07/08/2005
  • Sara Lee promotes three executives

    Chicago-based Sara Lee Corp. announced June 30 that its board of directors has elected George Chappelle a senior vice president of the corporation and Kees Gielen and Aldo Uva, each to vice president of the corporation, effective immediately.

    07/07/2005
  • Diet riot: The evolution of diet sodas

    First there was Diet Rite, then Tab and Diet Pepsi. In 1982, Diet Coke arrived on the scene. Now Coke Zero is the latest entry on the market.

    07/07/2005
  • Coke tries light version of Powerade

    Coca-Cola, forced to play catch-up in the sports drink game with Pepsi's Gatorade, is launching a low-calorie version of Powerade this week.

    07/06/2005
  • Oil is oil, be it burned or eaten, EPA says

    When regulators at the Environmental Protection Agency consider edible oils and fats, they think of dangerous spills that can clog waterways, gum up water treatment facilities, kill fish and birds, and cause fires. Washington Post columnist Cindy Skrzycki examines the debate between the EPA and the food industry.

    07/05/2005
  • A taste of food poisoning

    She knew all about salmonellosis -- except what it's really like to have it. Food writer Carole Sugarman recounts what she learned when her 9-year-old daughter contracted the illness.

    07/05/2005
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