Sustainability

Fire Cider offers sustainable, Earth-friendly drink

Healthy Beverage Innovation

Fire Cider offers sustainable, Earth-friendly drink

By Elizabeth Crawford

For the makers of Fire Cider, an apple cider vinegar-based supplement and drink concentrate, keeping the Earth healthy is just as important as helping people stay healthy.

Restaurants will balance local and global in 2015

Restaurants will balance local and global in 2015

By Elizabeth Crawford

Restaurants in 2015 will act locally when it comes to sourcing ingredients, but think globally when incorporating flavors into new dishes, the National Restaurant Association’s annual What’s Hot culinary forecast reveals.

Source: Wegmans Food Markets

Cornell Food Systems Global Summit

Wegmans teams with local businesses to provide more organic options

By Elizabeth Crawford

Wegmans Food Markets is partnering with local farmers and businesses based in the New York state region to meet consumers’ growing demand for more fresh, organic options, according to a top executive. 

Food and Agriculture Research: The Key to Feeding a Hungry and Growing World

Food and Agriculture Research: The Key to Feeding a Hungry and Growing World

By Dan Glickman, senior advisor at APCO Worldwide; former U.S. secretary of agriculture; former congressman from Kansas; vice president, The Aspen Institute

The food and agriculture industries are incredibly important parts of the U.S. and world economies. Food and agriculture exports are critical to farm incomes in the United States and in many parts of the developing world. Open markets for agriculture...

Whole Foods ups sustainability ante with new ad campaign

Whole Foods ups sustainability ante with new ad campaign

By Hank Schultz

Whole Foods Markets has decided to go big, with a national TV ad campaign that kicked off during a recent World Series game.  The message is one of “values,” talking about the natural grocery store chain’s commitment to sustainability and transparency.

The Future Market from Studio Industries

The Future Market: What will food shopping be like in 2065?

By Elaine Watson

The IFT's FutureFood 2050 initiative has started a fascinating conversation about what we might be eating in the future. But what will food shopping be like? Will supermarkets as we know them today still exist or will we get all of our groceries...

Cassava could be used in a similar way to corn to provide starch sweeteners

Cassava shapes up as an alternative source for starch sweeteners

By Paul Gander

New research led by Du Pont Industrial Biosciences concludes that enzyme technology currently used with maize and wheat could be applied far more widely to cassava root starch to produce sweeteners such as glucose, fructose and maltose.

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