November 2019 - Dining Trends - Vegetable-based and bean-based pastas have grown rapidly in the alternative pasta category. In fact, as of last year, it has grown to more than $250 million from an estimated $75 million to $100 million in 2010. So what is all the hype and why are they so popular? (Read more)
September/October 2019 - Dining Trends - Healthy Fats: Choose full fat products, choose low fat products, fat is bad for you, fat is good for you – there is so much conflicting information on fat that you might not know what is true anymore! The amount and type of fat an individual should consume of course depends on health status, but some fats have proven positive health benefits. (Read more)
July 2019 - Dining Trends - What is the MedDiet? Focusing on a generally healthy eating pattern, this “diet” emphasizes plant based foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes/nuts, all of which are abundant in fiber, nutrients, and antioxidants. It is relatively high in fat from healthier options such as olive oil and canola oil, which limits saturated fat but still creates a palatable dish. (Read more)
April 2019 - Dining Trends - Sustainable Eating: Is it Sustainable? It’s an increasingly important question to ask when it comes to agriculture and how we eat. In agriculture, the concept of sustainability is applied toward the production of food or other plant or animal products using farming techniques and practices that help to conserve natural resources and have minimal impact on the environment. Sustainable agriculture enables us to produce healthful food without compromising future generations’ ability to do the same. (Read more)Check out our archive of past newsletters here.
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