Today, scientific research has shown that our eating habits are strongly linked to the risk of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. But...
Should Consumers Have the Right to Know Where Their Meat Comes From?
Recent developments in an ongoing trade dispute between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may have lasting consequences for grocery shoppers: the disappearance of food... Read more
No Need to Cook, Now You Can 3D-Print Your Food
The Italian food company Barilla has developed the world’s first 3-D-pasta printer. Using water and semolina flour milled from durum wheat—just like the company’s traditional... Read more
American Consumers Cynical About ‘Organic’ Food Label
More than half (51 percent) of American consumers believe that an organic food label is an excuse to charge more for the product, according to... Read more
The USDA Just Approved a New Non-GMO Label, but That Doesn’t Mean Much
When the press leaked news of the first food company getting a non-GMO label from the USDA (Department of Agriculture) last week, it made waves... Read more
Nestle Plants in California Will Extract Water from Milk to Clean Factories
The food and beverage company Nestlé is investing $7 million on water-conservation projects in an effort to reduce water usage at its California factories. The... Read more
Hershey’s Just Paid for a Study to Convince You Chocolate Is Healthy
A team of researchers at Northern Arizona University has found that dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and act as a stimulant for the brain... Read more
Why the French Are Drinking Less Wine
Think the French are the world’s greatest wine lovers? It turns out that isn’t the case anymore. In a new study on global alcohol consumption... Read more
Love Chocolate? Make Chocolate!
I really do love chocolate! Chocolate has always been a big part of my life and some of my earliest childhood memories are of making... Read more
Forget Tech Jobs, the Future Is in Agriculture
If you want a guaranteed job opening after graduating college, major in an agricultural program. There’s a shortage of graduates with agriculture-related degrees in the... Read more
The Next Health Food Craze: Coffee Grounds?
Researchers in Spain have discovered a way to make use of coffee grounds—adding them into our food. Worldwide, more than 2 billion tons of coffee byproducts are... Read more
UK McDonald’s Refused to Serve Customer Who Looked Homeless
A McDonald’s manager in England refused to serve a customer when he assumed the man was homeless, according to local press. Daniel Jackson, a 27-year-old... Read more
Do Sugary Drinks Make You Get the Munchies?
Drinking sugary beverages sweetened with fructose will have you craving high-calorie foods, according to a newly published study. Fructose is a sugar that is naturally... Read more
Even Whole Foods Realized It’s Too Expensive for Millennials
Whole Foods Market, the high-end grocery chain specializing in organic products, will be opening new stores geared toward cash-strapped millennials. The company announced the new... Read more
McDonald’s Tries to Be Hip But Can’t Escape the Past
After six consecutive quarters of falling sales in the United States, McDonald’s is on a mission to reinvent itself and lure back today’s consumers. What’s... Read more
Grocery Shopping for the 21st Century: Man Versus Machine
Digital technology is about to take over a new territory: grocery shopping. Or rather, a new global survey shows the extent to which the domination’s already... Read more
One-Quarter of All Millennials Struggle to Pay for Groceries
Millennials are having a tough time paying for groceries, despite their financial security and optimism being at an all-time high, according to a new marketing survey... Read more