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Organic bread market share to rise

  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a report showing organic bread’s market share in the overall bread category more than doubled between 2004 and 2010. “Consumers choose from a wide variety of types of bread — e.g., whole wheat, 100% whole wheat, white, bran, oat, fruit, rye, pita and potato,” the USDA  READ MORE »

General Mills cares about pollinator conservation

General Mills Inc. is making quiet a buzz with their honey ventures. With Buzz the bee as one of their leading mascots and Honey Nut Cheerios as one of America’s favorite cereals, it goes without saying that General Mills is sweet for honey. But their business with honey goes much farther than just the box.  READ MORE »

Honey used to fight chemotherapy’s ‘bad taste’

After fighting breast cancer, a New Jersey mother has started a lollipop business as a means to combat the negative side effects of chemotherapy. Samantha Kowalczyk is a holistic health coach in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, and recently won her battle against cancer. The metallic taste that comes with cancer treatments was what inspired her  READ MORE »

Consumers demanding more s’mores

S’mores are a campfire staple. But now, consumers want them all the time, not just when around a fire. Food companies are capitalizing on this growing trend, infusing the taste of delicious s’mores into many different products. “I believe there are several drivers behind the s’mores resurgence, not the least of which is its unique  READ MORE »